From 18 May 2019 19:00 to 19 May 2019 01:00

Festival Europa

In short lectures, interviews, a party leader debate, performances, and experiments regarding safety, populism, migration, sustainability, and activism, Festival Europa fully prepares you for the European elections on May 23rd. The event is organised by Utrecht University and TivoliVredenburg, in collaboration with the City of Utrecht. 

Brexit, the future of the Euro, the refugee crisis, and climate change are among the most discussed topics in politics and media. What role do these subjects play across Europe, what is the influence of European policy, and how can you participate?

Speakers include:

  • Alex Brenninkmeijer
  • Madeleine de Cock Buning 
  • Coen Teulings
  • Jan Terlouw
  • Ilja Leonard Pheijffer
  • Lieke Marsman
  • Marjolein van Heemstra
  • Lucas de Man

For the full program and more information, see or check out the Facebook event.

Festival Europa is made possible by Utrecht University’s research theme Institutions for Open Societies (IOS). Within this research area, the best academics from four different faculties collaborate for the development of open and resilient societies. IOS contains the IOS Platform on EU Politics and Policy, a platform made to create a crucial link between specialised academic research and the vibrant world of contemporary European politics and policy.

The main language of this event will be Dutch. For more information, see the Dutch event page.

Start date and time
18 May 2019 19:00
End date and time
19 May 2019 01:00
Entrance fee
12 euro for students