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Media Appearances

Amsterdam Centre for European Studies - ACES

Find a selection of media appearances of ACES affiliates below.


  • Interviews with ACES Affiliates on Covid-19

    In this article BBC's Anna Holligan explores the different perspectives on the Dutch lockdown strategy. Claes de Vreese responses on the questions about the Dutch attitude and communication towards the Corona Virus. 

    Anniek de Ruijter:

    In this article, the three researchers explain the likely negative consequences Brexit might have on British society in case of widespread infectious diseases, pandemics and other mass health crises, because the UK will no longer be able to rely on the EU’s joint response mechanisms, such as bulk buying medicines and vaccines. The researchers also explain possible alternatives for the UK to mitigate these consequences of Brexit.

    In this radio roundtable, ACELG researcher Anniek de Ruijter joins Dutch MEP Jan Huitema and EU Commission spokesperson Stefan De Keersmaecker to discuss the role of the European Union in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and other international threats to public health.

    • 6-12 April 2020: in this week, Anniek de Ruijter is editor of @NL_Wetenschap, a Dutch twitter account on science, with weekly changing editors. Anniek will be focusing on health, health law and Covid-19.
    • 8 April 2020: VPRO, 'Ieder voor zich in de Europese strijd tegen het virus' Anniek de Ruijter is interviewed alongside NOS Brussels correspondent Tijn Sadee about Mauro Ferrari's resignation as head of the European Research Council.
    • 2 April 2020: De Correspondent, ‘Wat zijn je grondrechten nog waard tijdens een pandemie? Deze jurist legt het uit’, Anniek de Ruijter (text & podcast - Dutch)
  • Op-eds by ACES affiliates


2019 European Parliamentary Elections 

Current Affairs and Backgrounds