EUR Alumni in The Hague

Hofvijver Den Haag met skyline Den Haag op de achtergrond
Thursday 28 Mar 2024, 15:30 - 18:45
International Institute of Social Studies
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The ISS building in The Hague with lustrum tag.

For all alumni of Erasmus University: do you know that EUR has a branch in The Hague? One of the faculties, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), is located in a historic building in The Hague. On the occasion of the lustrum of Erasmus University Rotterdam a special alumni event is organized in The Hague, also known as the city of Peace and Justice. 

The Mayor of The Hague, the President of Erasmus University and the Rector of ISS, as well as 2 alumni working in the field of law and justice will give inspiring talks while afterwards a networking reception at the nearby Panorama Mesdag will take place. And those who are interested can have a unique private view of the magical panorama.

The programme

The programme will be focused on Peace and Justice and will look roughly like this (subject to change):

Time: 15.30  | Location Lobby ISS | What: welcome with Coffee and tea

Location: Aula | 16.00-17.15

Content part at ISS with the following speakers:

16.00 - 16.10 hrsWelcome & ISS in a nutshell

Ruard Ganzevoort, Rector of ISS

16.10 - 16.20 hrsFuture of (higher) education in the context of today’s challenges

Ed Brinksma, President of Erasmus University Rotterdam

16.20 - 16.35 hrsCity of Peace and Justice - The Hague as a student city

Jan van Zanen, Mayor of The Hague

16.35 - 16.55 hrs

In conversation with two alumni who work in the area of Peace and Justice

Marilyn Haime – BA and MA Law 1974 – 1979 - board member of Amnesty Netherlands and member of the Ouderenraad 


Robert Okello – MA Development Studies 2020 – 2021 - Europe Lead at BarefootLaw and winner of the Africa Thesis Award 2022

16.55 – 17.00 hrsWrap-up 
17.00 - 17.10 hrsWalk to Panorama Mesdag 
17.10 – 18.30/18.45 hrsNetworking drinks and visit to Panorama Mesdag (for those interested) 

Don't miss this great opportunity to join for this 'Erasmus by the Sea' alumni event.

More information

Erasmus University Rotterdam is celebrating its 110th anniversary. This event is part of our 22nd lustrum. Check all our lustrum events.

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