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Conference | Symposium

CML 40 years

28 June 2018
Breestraat 60
2311 CS Leiden


40 years ago, the Institute of Environmental Sciences was established. This year we will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Thursday the 28th of June 2018 –a beautiful day with a number of famous speakers and a festive symposium entitled “Sustainability in a post-fact society endangered by populists.”


The main festivities in the morning and afternoon of the 28th will take place in the Stadsgehoorzaal.


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Tentative Programme


The morning program consists of a number of exciting talks by famous CML and university icons. Additionally, a new fantastic book reviewing 40 years of memorable CML history will be presented.


The afternoon will consist of a symposium centred around the topic “Sustainability in a post-fact society endangered by populists”. After the symposium there will be a debate with the speakers and a closing drinks session.