The royal society was established in 1752 and aims to ‘promote science in the broadest sense’, and to bridge the distance between academia and society. The RHSS is the oldest Dutch ‘scholarly society’.
The aim of the Center for Politics and Communication is to provide a forum for scholars, journalists, political actors and others interested in political communication. Director of CPC is Claes de Vreese (University of Amsterdam). The board consists of Frank Esser (University of Zurich), Rens Vliegenthart and Magdalena Wojcieszak (both UvA).