Lecture Arnon Grunberg and Ceremony of the Hanneke Steenbergen Thesis Award 2023

Date/place: 19 December 2023, 15.30 – 18.00
Location: VU Amsterdam, Theater 5 in the NU-building (Nieuwe Universiteitsgebouw), De Boelelaan 1111, 1081 HV Amsterdam

The AMCRL is delighted to co-host the 21st Hanneke Steenbergen thesis award in collaboration with the Hanneke Steenbergen Foundation. This annual award honours the best thesis written at a Dutch university in the field of migration law.

We are delighted to announce that the  Arnon Grunberg will present a lecture (in Dutch) before the award ceremony. The topic of his lecture will be his book ‘De vluchteling, de grenswacht en de rijke jood. This book explores the borders of European countries and how they affect refugees. Although borders are not always visible today, they still exist and have a significant impact on global travel. At the symposium, he will discuss the history of Europe and his research on European borders.

The program:
15.00-15.30 Reception with coffee/tea
15.30-16.15 Lezing Arnon Grunberg (in het Nederlands)
16.15-16.30 Pause / break
16.30-18.30 Thesis award ceremony:

  • THESIS PITCH: Short presentations of the master thesis by nominees (in English),
  • Explanation of the jury report by the chair of the jury and Award Ceremony (in English)

17.30  Drinks in Grand Café Living.

Admission is free of charge. Please registrater via secretariaat.sb.rch.vu.nl.

See further information about Nominees here: https://steenbergenscriptieprijs.nl/?page_id=11