Conference: Europe Contested


With this interdisciplinary conference, the Institute for Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (HLCS) wants to contribute to a better understanding of the changing place of Europe in the world, and the changing world(s) to which Europe belongs.

Keynote speakers are Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President of the European Commission), Prof. John Brewer (HLCS-Fellow) and Prof. Anna van der Vleuten (professor Contesting Europeanization).

More information on the programme, location and registration is available at

You can also contact the conference co-ordinator, dr. Joris Gijsenbergh, at