This lecture entitled “Time to talk: European Security” is followed by a debate with Prof. Dr Rob De Wijk (Leiden University) and organised by Europe Direct at the University of Luxembourg, University of Luxembourg/C2DH, Leiden University, the Netherlands Embassy in Luxembourg and Luxembourg Times.
It will take place on Wednesday 30 November 2022 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Neumünster Abbey (Luxembourg-ville) (salle José Ensch).
Rob de Wijk is the founder of The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) and Professor of International Relations and Security at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. He studied Contemporary History and International Relations at Groningen University, and wrote his PhD dissertation on NATO’s ‘Flexibility in Response’ strategy at the Political Science Department of Leiden University. Prof. De Wijk started his career in 1977 as a freelance journalist and later became head of the Defence Concepts Department of the Dutch Ministry and later became head of the Defense Concepts Department of the Dutch Ministry of Defense, head of the Security Studies at the Clingendael Institute, and Professor of International Relations at the Royal Netherlands Military Academy. He is the author of De Slag om Europa (the Battle for Europe) and De Nieuwe Wereldorde (The New World Order) which will appear in English translation soon.