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Wout Broekema on shortlist Els Witte Prize

Wout Broekema is shortlisted for the Els Witte Prize 2019, an award for best Doctoral dissertation in political science. The prize is instated by the Nederlandse Kring voor de wetenschap der Politiek (NKWP).

A jury of Dutch and Flemish political scientists led by Steven Van de Walle (KU Leuven), examined dissertations defended in 2018.

The Els Witte Jaarprijs will be awarded at the Politicologenetmaal, June 13th, at Antwerp University.

The Nominees

The four nominees and dissertations are, in alphabetical order:

  • Femke Bakker (Universiteit Leiden), Hawks and Doves. Democratic Peace Theory Revisited.
  • Wouter Geert Broekema (Universiteit Leiden,) When does the Phoenix Rise? Factors and Mechanisms that Influence Crisis-Induced Learning by Public Organizations.
  • Koen Damhuis (European University Institute), Roads to the Radical Right. Understanding Different Forms of Electoral Support for Radical Right-Wing Parties in France and the Netherlands.
  • Philippe van Gruisen (KU Leuven), The Political Economy of Decision-Making  in the Council of the European Union.

Read more about the announcement or the award on the website of NKWP.


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