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Janneke Vink

External PhD candidate

Mr. J. Vink
+31 71 527 7548

Janneke Vink LL.M. has obtained her PhD on 10 October, 2019 at the Faculty of Law, Leiden University, with Prof. Dr. Paul Cliteur as promoter. She works at the Open University. You will find the link to her contact details under 'profile'.

More information about Janneke Vink

Leiden Law Blog

Janneke Vink (1990) received her LL.M. in Criminal Law & Procedure and in Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (cum laude) in 2013 at Leiden University.


Janneke has been promoted with her dissertation 'The Open society and its Animals'. She wrote her dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Paul Cliteur. Her dissertation is about animals in constitutional democracy: an exploration of opportunities for animal protection in democracy and the legal system. Specifically, she examines whether there are ways to improve that position, without radically breaking the classical-liberal principles of the democratic state.

Dr. Janneke Vink works at the Open University.

External PhD candidate

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Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number A 3.35



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