Speakers Europe Lecture

In 2017, the Europe Lecture will be by held by two distinguished speakers. Caroline de Gruyter, Europe correspondent for the leading Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad, and European Studies professor Paul Scheffer will be the speakers of the 15th edition of the Europe Lecture. This lecture will be organised in cooperation with the Prinsjesfestival.

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Caroline de Gruyter

Caroline de Gruyter

Caroline de Gruyter is Europe correspondent for the leading Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad. Between 2008 and 2013 she has lived and worked in Brussels, covering the euro crisis and European politics. In June 2013 she was awarded the prestigious Anne Vondeling Prize for political reporting. Her voice and expertise about Europe are well-known in the Netherlands.

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Paul Scheffer

Paul Scheffer
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Paul Scheffer is professor European Studies in Tilburg. Earlier, he occupied the Wibaultleerstoel of metropolitan issues in Amsterdam.

He is known as publicist, especially by his article 'The Multicultural Drama' in 2000. Scheffer was a journalist and employee of the research bureau of the Dutch Labour Party.

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Previous speakers