Democracy, Dutch Politics, Religion and Politics

Co-promotor, ‘Consensuspolitiek in Nederland: Een studie naar de politieke besluitvormingscultuur in de tweede helft van de twintigste eeuw’ (J.A.H. Heine), 28 november 2019

De abstract van dit belangwekkende proefschrift, waarbij ik als co-promotor mocht optreden, luidt als volgt 'This thesis focuses on the political decision-making culture of the Netherlands in the second half of the twentieth century. The dominant view of this culture has been one of compromise cooperation and consensus. This view is strongly influenced by Lijphart’s… Continue reading Co-promotor, ‘Consensuspolitiek in Nederland: Een studie naar de politieke besluitvormingscultuur in de tweede helft van de twintigste eeuw’ (J.A.H. Heine), 28 november 2019

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Whither Europe?

Nieuwsbericht ‘Hans-Martien ten Napel doceert Advanced Course over de Federalist Papers in VS’

"Van 19-22 juni jl. nam Hans-Martien ten Napel, universitair hoofddocent Staats- en bestuursrecht, deel aan Acton University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Acton University, dat jaarlijks wordt georganiseerd door het Acton Institute, is ‘a unique, four-day exploration of the intellectual foundations of a free society’. Er komen meer dan 1.000 cursisten op af uit de hele… Continue reading Nieuwsbericht ‘Hans-Martien ten Napel doceert Advanced Course over de Federalist Papers in VS’

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Advanced Course on ‘The Relevance of the Federalist Papers Today’

In 2015, renowned progressive legal scholar Sanford Levinson published a book, entitled An Argument Open to All. Reading the Federalist in the 21st Century. In this lecture, we will look at some of Levinson’s findings regarding ‘the most important work in political science ever written in the United States’, and also ask ourselves the question:… Continue reading Advanced Course on ‘The Relevance of the Federalist Papers Today’

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy

Participant, ‘Great Transformations: Political Science and the Big Questions of Our Time’, 2016 APSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, September 1-4

Among the panels I attended were: 'Is The Federalist Relevant to 21st Century Concerns', a roundtable inspired by Sanford Levinson's book An Argument Open to All: Reading the Federalist in the 21st Century (2015), with Ran Hirschl, Sanford Levinson, Kim Lane Scheppele a.o.; '1996: A Good Year for Deliberative Theory, 20 Years Later', with Amy… Continue reading Participant, ‘Great Transformations: Political Science and the Big Questions of Our Time’, 2016 APSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, September 1-4

Democracy, Dutch Politics, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Presentation during Second National Conference of Christians in Political Science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI (1999)

About the Conference: 'The Paul Henry Institute will host the second national conference of Christians in Political Science, June 17-20, 1999. Christian political scientists from the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, and Australia have already registered to attend the event. More than twenty different panels, each addressing different thematic issues, have been organized, with more… Continue reading Presentation during Second National Conference of Christians in Political Science, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI (1999)