How countries build trust in times of conflict – A discussion with Dr Dennis Sammut

EUSA is proud to, in cooperation with LINKS Europe, host an event on confidence-building measures. Our speaker is Dr Dennis Sammut and the event will take place online on the 7th of June at 5PM. You can sign up for the event here: https://forms.gle/TiHJiY7qCfH4UTW76


LINKS Europe
LINKS Europe is a foundation registered and based in The Hague, the Netherlands. Their core mission is to support the peaceful resolution of conflicts and contribute towards a secure and prosperous Europe, in friendship and solidarity with its neighbourhood.


Speaker
Dr Dennis Sammut is the director of LINKS Europe and Managing Editor of the web portal commonspace.eu. He is currently also a member of the Strategic Council of the European Policy Centre in Brussels. In the past, he has served with the United Nations in Afghanistan, where he assisted in setting up the new parliament. He has also worked as a member of the EU’s Tagliavini Commission in the Georgia-Russia war. Dr Sammut is regularly invited to give expert opinion by the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. In 2006 he was awarded the OBE by HM Queen Elizabeth II for his peacebuilding work in the South Caucasus.

Is there life after Brexit? Future of EU-UK relations and beyond

During this panel discussion, we talked about Brexit, its implications for the EU, relations to the UK, and other regions of the world. Our speakers on the panel were: 

– Dr. Joris Larik, Assistant Professor of Comparative, EU and International Law in Leiden University College. 
– Dr. Densua Mumford, Assistant Professor of International Relations in Leiden University College.

The event took place on Thursday, 27th of February, 2020, 18:00 in Kamerlingh Onnes Building, room A.008, of Leiden University. The event was free of charge and open to everyone.

EUSA Films: Christmas Edition

EUSA organised a cosy Sinterklaas evening for the December edition of our European film screenings! EUSA combined a European Christmas movie (Love Actually, 2003, romantic comedy) with a tasting of European drinks to keep us warm on this December evening. How did it work? We will provide Glühwein and some snacks and kindly invite you all to bring a drink from your home country.

This event was held on Thursday 5 December at 6pm in the Klok Room, The Hague.

EUSA Films: the Gilded Cage

EUSA is proud to present their new project – EUSA films. We will be showing one European film a month! Join us in the Hague for this year’s second screening. This month, we will be showing The Golded Cage (La Cage Dorée, 2013), a Portuguese-French comedy. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKHw9PsAceI

We will be providing snacks and drinks. Non-members are welcome to join, by giving a small contribution of 2 euro.Want to become a member of EUSA? you can do so in our website (www.eusaleiden.com/membership) or you can come up to us before the screening and join the association. 

Event held on November 4th, 2019.

New European Commission: Expectations and Impacts

European Union Student Association is excited to announce its first panel discussion in the academic year 2019-2020! This event will look into the appointment of the new European Commission, the discourse around the Spitzenkandidaten system and the criticism around the appointment of Ursula von der Leyen as the Commission president. Additionally, we will discuss the expectations from the new commissioners and the challenges that lay ahead of them. The speakers of this event are:


Mr. Adriaan Nunes from Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations;
Mr. Alexander Schilin, from the Institute of Political Sciences, Leiden University;
Mr. Lukas Spielberger, from the Institute of Political Sciences, Leiden University.

The discussion took place on Friday, the 18th of October 2019, at 18:00 in the Lipsius Building of Leiden University (Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BD Leiden), Room 19.

EUSA Films: Woman at War

EUSA is proud to present their new project – EUSA films. We will be showing one European film a month! This month, we will be showing Woman at war (Iceland), a critically aclaimed Comedy/ Drama from 2018.
We will be providing snacks and drinks. Non-members are welcome to join, by giving a small contribution of 2 euro.Want to become a member of EUSA? you can do so in our website (www.eusaleiden.com/membership) or you can come up to us before the screening and join the association.

Event held on October 2nd, 2019

EUSA and ESN presents: Eurovision screening

It’s that time of the year again, when the rest of the world is wondering what on earth is going on up there in Europe – we are of course talking about Eurovision Song Contest. This time around EUSA has come together with the Erasmus Student Network and the Residence Life Program to provide you all with a proper screening live from Tel Aviv. There will be snacks, drinks and lots of good company, so we hope to see you there!

The screening will take place at De Klok common room at Enthovenplein, from 20.30 onwards.