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Xandra Kramer installed as member of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Following the election as a member to the Royal Netherlands Society of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) earlier this year, Xandra Kramer was installed at a ceremony on 17 September 2019, along with 21 other Dutch and foreign scholars. After giving a short speech, focusing on the importance of access to civil justice and research speerheads, the sound of the chime confirmed the installation.

Xandra was elected for her work in the area of European civil justice and private international law. The Royal Academy is the forum, conscience, and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands, the Academy promotes the quality of scientific and scholarly work and strives to ensure that Dutch scholars and scientists make the best possible contribution to the cultural, social, and economic development of Dutch society. The Royal Academy currently has around 500 Dutch members and a selection of foreign members, elected for life, representing all arts and sciences.

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Published: September 23, 2018

On September 21st, Jos Hoevenaars was invited to present his work on the European Court of Justice and the preliminary reference procedure at the workshop ‘Studying EU Law and the European Court of Justice – New Approaches and Methodologies’ organized by Professors Jan Komarek, Mikael Rask Madsen and Antoine Vauchez. As the title suggest the workshop was aimed at bringing together researchers in the field of EU studies who employ innovative methodologies in studying the European Court of Justice (ECJ). His contribution, which focused on a bottom-up approach to litigation before the ECJ, will be part of an edited volume to be published in 2019.