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European Union Seminar: Joris Larik

Monday 10 April 2017
Huis van Europa
Korte Vijverberg 5/6
2513 AB Den Haag

EU Foreign Policy, Brexit, and Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy

Speaker is Joris Larik, Assistant Professor at Leiden University and Senior Researcher of EU law and foreign policy at The Hague Institute for Global Justice, an internationally renowned and independent think tank that specialises in areas such as conflict prevention and global governance. In that respect, the institute centres on bridging divides between research, policy and practice on global issues of peace, security and justice. Current projects at The Hague Institute for Global Justice cover areas such as Mali, Macedonia, Lebanon, Jordan and The Netherlands on issues such as conflict prevention and peacebuilding, education, and climate change. Joris Larik‚Äôs expertise is in EU law and foreign policy, the role of regional organizations as actors in international law and politics, and global governance to better respond to global threats and challenges (such as terrorism, piracy, climate change, economic stability, and cyber).

Prior to joining The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Joris Larik held various positions including a fellowship with the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and he completed traineeships with the European Commission Legal Service and the World Trade Organisation. He has worked with organisations in both the political arena, such as the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and leading think tanks such as the Stimson Center. Joris Larik has published books on EU foreign policy and ASEAN with respectively Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press, and his work has appeared in outlets such as Common Market Law Review, European Foreign Affairs Review, and European Law Review. He also makes regular media appearances with outlets such as Volkskrant and Trouw in the Netherlands and, internationally, to Agence France-Presse, European Voice, and Russian News Agency TASS. He holds various awards, including the Mauro Cappelletti Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in Comparative Law (2014) from the European University Institute (EUI). Joris Larik holds degrees from University of Dresden, Leiden Law School and the College of Europe (Bruges).

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