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3 March 20:30 - 22:00

Literary Show: Kluun and Ivo Victoria


The literary show is a monthly programme on Dutch literature, this time hosted by Jeroen Vullings. Main guests on this evening are Kluun and Ivo Victora. They speak on their new books. And as always there is live music and the literary quiz. A programme in D…

26 March 20:30 - 22:00

Showing Colors in Dutch Literature

A debate in the annual Dutch book week with writers Abdelkader Benali, Robert Vuijsje, literature critic Toef Jaeger and publisher Jurgen Maas. More than a fifth of the Dutch have a migration background. Our society is no langer just white. But is that refle…

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Terugblik - 15 February 20:30 - 22:00

What's wrong with the elite?

In these times of rising populisme, 'post-truth' and 'alternative facts' the elite has a hard time. The political, academic, cultural and financial elites have lost trust from the ordinary citizens. How and when did it go wrong? And can the trust be restored…

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Terugblik - 3 February 20:30 - 22:00

Literary Show: Nelleke Noordervliet and Jan van Mersbergen

The first edition of this year of our monthly literary show. This time with Dutch writers Nellke Noordervliet and Jan van Mersbergen. And of course with live music by guitarist and oud player Monir Goran, and the literary quiz. Presented by Jeroen Vullings. …

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Terugblik - 29 January20:30 - 22:00

Literary Show: Poetry Evening featuring Mira Feticu and Tim Hofman

The Hague based author Mira Feticu replaced the poet Jules Deelder, who had to cancel for reasons of ill health. She shared the evening withTim Hofman, known as presentor of Dutch television programmes like Je Zal Het Maar Hebben or #BOOS , de documentari…

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Terugblik - 12 January 20:30 - 22:00

Welcome to Tax Haven The Netherlands

Why is The Netherlands called a tax haven? What about the deals that the Dutch government makes with multinationals on taxes, and what are the consequences of these deals for poor countries? Journalist Sheila Sitalsing discussed this with a number of expe…

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