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Eva van Vugt, LLM

  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 426

    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

20162019

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Research interests

Eva conducts Ph.D. research on the historical and current meaning of the representation clause (Art. 50) of the Dutch Constitution, which reads: 'De Staten-Generaal vertegenwoordigen het gehele Nederlandse volk' (translation: 'The States-General [i.e. parliament] represent the entire Dutch people').

Eva adopts a hermeneutic approach to describe how the meaning of the representation clause has shifted through time as a result of reinterpretation. By doing so, she aims to obtain insight in the way in which informal constitutional change takes place in the Netherlands. Ultimately, her goal is to provide a more profound and contemporary understanding of parliamentary representation, from which political practice may benefit.

Other topics of research interest include referenda, the rule of law, and fundamental rights.

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Career

Eva works as a Ph.D. researcher and lecturer at Tilburg Law School since 2016.
She is also webeditor of the website Nederlandrechtsstaat.nl

Eva graduated in 2016 for the Research master in law-program and the Dutch master Rechtsgeleerdheid, accent strafrecht (both cum laude).

During her master, she worked for Tilburg Law Review as executive managing editor first and thereafter as editor in chief, and for prof. dr. Ernst Hirsch Ballin as his research assistant.

 

Keywords

  • Constitutional Law
  • Fundamental Rights

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Research Output

Reforming the Dutch constitution to ensure ‘future readiness’ of its democracy

van Vugt, E., 6 Aug 2019

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/siteOther research output

Open Access
  • Remkes en de rechtsstaat #2: Een vetorecht voor het volk

    van Vugt, E., 5 Jan 2019

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

    File

    Ruim, redelijk of rigide: De uitleg van artikel 137, vierde lid, Grondwet door de Raad van State

    van Vugt, E., Jan 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor constitutioneel recht. 10, 1, p. 51-63 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Versterking van de democratie: Parlementaire vertegenwoordiging volgens de Staatscommissie

    van Vugt, E., Apr 2019, In : Tijdschrift voor constitutioneel recht. 10, 2, p. 116-132 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
    File

    Blote jurk mag, nikab is een probleem

    van Vugt, E., 4 Aug 2018, In : Parool. 2018, 5 augustus, p. 62-63 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

    Open Access

    Activities

    • 3 Editorial activity
    • 3 Invited talk
    • 3 Oral presentation
    • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course etc.

    Constitutional change through political discourse

    Eva van Vugt (Speaker), Maarten Stremler (Speaker)
    17 Jan 202018 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

    Wat houdt het boerkaverbod precies in?

    Eva van Vugt (Speaker)
    3 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

    Tijdschrift voor constitutioneel recht (Journal)

    Eva van Vugt (Editor)
    1 Feb 2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

    De vrijheid van meningsuiting van het redelijke midden

    Eva van Vugt (Speaker)
    18 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkPopular

    A century of women's suffrage: A legal-historical perspective

    Eva van Vugt (Speaker)
    3 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific