Seminar on middle class in Brussels
- - 19:00
The Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), together with France Stratégie, organizes a seminar on the state of the middle class in both The Netherlands and France: The Fall of the Middle Class in Europe? A Dutch and French Perspective.
The occasion for this afternoon is the publication of The Fall of the Middle Class? Stability and Vulnerability in the Middle Segment of Society.
Gilles de Margerie, Commissioner General of France Stratégie will welcome you. Godfried Engbersen, council WRR and author of the publication The Fall of the Middle Class? will inform you on the state of the middle class in The Netherlands and Pauline Grégoire-Marchand, project leader of France Stratégie will inform you on the state of the middle class in France. The outcomes of the two countries will be compared. To close off the afternoon a panel debate will take palce, with moderator Esther van Rijswijk and with, amongst others, Patrick Develtere, EPSC, Ive Marx, Professor Sociology Antwerp University and Philippe Pochet, ETUI. Corien Prins will close the meeting.
The Fall of the Middle Class in Europe? A Dutch and French Perspective (working language English)
Date: 14 February 2018 - 17.00 - 19.00 uur, followed by informal drinks
Where: Permanent Representation The Netherlands - Avenue de Cortenbergh/Kortenberglaan 4-10 - Brussel
Registration (obligatory): firstname.lastname@example.org