• 9 December 2013: SID Lecture with Marc Atouga ‘Regional Perspectives on International Relations’

Auditorium, VU University, Monday 9 december (17:00-18:45) | Free Admission | Register at: 

SID Lecture Series

SID NL’s core activity is its annual lecture series on a theme both relevant and current for the area of international and development cooperation. These lecture cycles are organised in cooperation with VU University Amsterdam and NCDO.

The current lecture series 2013-2014 ‘Dispersed Power in a World in Transition’, is divided in two parts. The first half discusses the changing power patterns in international relations with a focus on the increasing power of cities and regional power-blocks, on cooperation between countries in the South and the response of The Netherlands to these changing patterns of international relations.

Part II, starting in February 2014, will look at the power of citizens and communities in international relations, with discussions on the relationship between states and citizens, and individual solutions to global development patterns.

For the programme and more information on this lecture series, please click here

Other activities

Aside from these lecture series SID NL organizes several other lectures and discussions in cooperation with, among others, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNDP, ISS, PSO, Partos, the Humanity House. Visit our website regularly for information on new events!

Past activities

All information, reports, presentations of the lectures and discussions organized by SID NL in the past can be found in SID Readings. These past activities include the Vijverberg Sessies, on emerging global scarcities, the Population Lecture Series, with its aim to reopen the debate in the Netherlands on population issues, the Climate and Agriculture Strategy Meeting and the Kapuscinski Lecture with Prof. Daniel Bach.


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