The fields of education and conflict alleviation have long recognized that textbook revision has the strongest potential to create effective institutional change. In fact, it is considered the most important intervention, eclipsing the reform of teaching practices and curricula, and the development of new educational technologies and non-formal education programs.
On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, CELL President Jo Ritzen will launch his new book, A Second Chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union. The launch will take place at Maastricht University's campus in Brussels.
Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission
Annemarie Penn-te Strake, Mayor of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Mathieu Segers, Professor of Contemporary European History and European Integration at Maastricht University and Dean of University College Maastricht
CELL is now engaged in a partnership with The Georg Eckert Institute (GEI) for International Textbook Research, based in Braunschweig, Germany! GEI is a member of the Leibniz Association, a prestigious network of non-university research institutions. CELL and GEI will collaborate on textbook and educational projects, research, and events, in the domain of divisive stereotypes and discrimination in textbooks and other educational media.