The EBSN’s Inaugural Conference took place at the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg (The Netherlands) on 5-7 September, 2012. Here members gave papers and talks and contributed to the writing of the Network’s mission statement.
Slideshow of images from the conference
Middelburg is located in the far southwest corner of the Netherlands. Major airports in the region are located in Amsterdam and Brussels. You can reach Middelburg by train in about 2.5 hours from Amsterdam (direct train) or Brussels (with changes). Bicycles can be rented at the Middelburg train station.
The Roosevelt Study Center is a research institute located in a twelfth-century abbey, within walking distance of the Middelburg train station
Conference participants can book lodging directly.
Hotel aan de Dam (11 rooms) is a very good hotel located close to the Roosevelt Study Center and city center. You might want to take a taxi from the station.
*De Nieuwe Doelen (27 rooms) is a good hotel near the train station, the Roosevelt Study Center and city center
The Hotel du Commerce (43 rooms) is a typical hotel near the train station, the Roosevelt Study Center and city center. The Hotel du Commerce has strict cancellation policies
The Hotel Provencal (8 rooms) is a modest hotel located close to the Roosevelt Study Center and city center. You might want to take a taxi from the station.
Other lodging possibilities
Conference Organising Committee:
Chad Weidner (Events Coordinator)
Oliver Harris (EBSN President)
Polina Mackay (EBSN Secretary)