ProgramWednesday November 23, 2011
17:00 - 18:00 Meeting of the Council of Program Directors
18:00 - 19:00 Pre-registration and welcome drinks
Thursday November 24, 2011
9:00 - 9:30 Registration and coffee
9:30 - 9:45 Opening by Prof. dr. Philip Eijlander, rector magnificus of Tilburg University in DZ1
9:45 - 10:30 Key note speaker: Prof. dr. Hans-Dieter Klingemann, WZB Berlin in DZ1
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:45 Parallel sessions I: paper presentations in DZ6,DZ7,DZ8
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:30 Parallel sessions II: paper presentations in DZ6,DZ7,DZ8
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 16:45 Key note speaker: Prof. dr. David Voas, University of Essex in DZ1
19:00 - 22:00 Conference diner
Friday November 25, 2011
9:00 - 10:45 Parallel sessions III: paper presentations in PZ6,PZ8,PZ9,PZ15
10:45 - 11:15 Break
From here, the program is open for the general public (Auditorium Tilburg University). Admission is free!
11:15 - 12:30 Presentation first copy of "Atlas of European Values" to Mr. Luuk van Middelaar, member of the Cabinet of Mr. Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council.
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:05 Launch of the interactive website Atlas of European Values, interview with Prof. dr. Rob van der Vaart, Utrecht University.
14:05 - 14:50 Lecture on "Fitting Islam into Europe: The Case of Turkey" by Prof. dr. Yilmaz Esmer, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul.
14:50 - 15:15 Break
15:15 - 16:30 Mr. Wim van de Donk, Queen's Commissioner of the province of Noord Brabant, presents the first copy of "Respect man! Tolerantie, solidariteit en andere moderne waarden" to Mr. Ben Knapen, Minister of European Affairs and International Cooperation, followed by a discussion about "More or Less Europe?" with (among others) Mr. Ben Knapen, Mr. Wim van de Donk, and Mrs. Sophie In 't Veld, Member of the Europarliament for D66/ALDE.
NOTE: The last part of the program will be in Dutch language: An interpreter service in English language (with headsets) will be provided.
16:30 - 17:30 Farewell drinks
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