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How is a country or region governed? How do politicians campaign? Our political research spans from topical current-day issues to major global themes that have impacted the world for decades.


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Researchers present Prime Minister Rutte with book on the parliamentary history of the 1970s

The issues that arose in the 1970s share striking similarities with our current crises, from energy crises and inflation to concerns about the quality of life on earth. Researchers from Radboud University have written a book about how Dutch parliamen

The Treaties of Nijmegen Medal awarded to Frans Timmermans

The 2022 Treaties of Nijmegen Medal will be awarded to Frans Timmermans for his commitment to peace and cooperation in Europe. Timmermans will be presented with the medal in concert hall De Vereeniging in Nijmegen on 12 May 2022 at 4.00 pm.

Muslim gender values are more diverse than often thought

Muslims’ gender values are not nearly as uniform as is often suggested. Islamic religiosity and time spent in Europe shape views on gender, but shape different gendered issues in varying ways.


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