NIGAnnual Work Conference 2019

NIG Annual Work Conference

On Thursday 7 and Friday 8 November 2019, the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG) held its Annual Work Conference in Amsterdam. The conference was organised in collaboration with VU Amsterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences.

The keynote speech: "Looking back to the future: Public Administration in the Netherlands" were given by Prof. Dr. Leo Huberts (VU Amsterdam) and Dr. Leonie Heres (Utrecht University). 

Before the NIG conference a VB-NIG preconference "Towards Public Administration?" took place. 


During the conference awards were given for the best supervisor 2019 and the best dissertation 2018 (Van Poeljeprijs).

Best Supervisor 2019
Prof. Dr. Bas Denters (University of Twente) was awarded the prize for best supervisor, following a nomination procedure organised by the NIG PhD Council.

Van Poelje Award 2018
Dr. Dorian Schaap (Radboud University) won the Van Poelje Award 2018 for his dissertation: “The police, the public and the pursuit of trust: A cross-national, dynamic study of trust in the police and police trust-building strategies.”