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Research Seminar Political Legitimacy

Wednesday 9 March 2016
Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Conference Room (2nd floor)

Political LegitimacySeminar on the topic of Political Legitimacy organised by the Dutch/Flemish Research School Political History. Researchers from the Profile Area Political Legitimacy will also contribute to this seminar.


13h00 - Welcome by prof. dr. Henk te Velde

13h10 - 'What is Political Legitimacy? A Field of Research, a Leiden Profile Area, and a Job Description.' An introduction by dr. Adriaan van Veldhuizen

13h45 - Presentation by Chris Hietland (PhD candidate at Groningen University) on his biographical research on the Dutch social-democrat André van der Louw. Discussant: dr. Margit van der Steen

14h45 - Presentation by Karen Vannieuwenhuyze (PhD candidate at Antwerp University) on the production of urban political space in 19th century Antwerp (1830-1914). Discussant: prof. dr. Jan Hein Furnée

15h45 - Break

16h15 - Presentation by Jelle van Buuren (PhD candidate at Leiden University) on conspiracy thinking and political legitimacy. Discussant: dr. Joost Augusteijn

17h15 - Concluding remarks by prof. dr. Henk te Velde

17h30 - Drinks

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