Frits Bolkestein is a former politician. He studied mathematics, philosophy, Greek, economics and law. After a career in the corporate world, he entered into politics in 1978 by joining the liberal party VVD in the Dutch House of Commons. He was State Secretary of Economic Affairs, Defense Minister and led the VVD fraction from 1990 to 1998. Bolkestein then went on to become European Commissioner for the Internal Market. He has been Extraordinary Professor of the Intellectual Foundation of Political Developments at the universities of Leiden and Delft since 2004. Among his publications is The Limits of Europe (2004).
Je suis Européen!
6 June 2015 14.00 - 17.00 DeLaMar Theater Amsterdam
The Return of the Ghosts
11 November 2010 13.30 - 17.45 Auditorium Tilburg University
What Is a Good Society?
Part I. Mass Democracy on Trial
13 November 2005 09.45 - 21.30 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam
Living European Values
Arts and Education
23 October 2004 09.00 - 17.00 Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlijn