IMUNA 2020 is officially cancelled

The safety of you and our participants is our number one priority. Thereby we, unfortunately, have to inform you that the XXVII Edition of our annual event has been cancelled due to strict regulations, put in place by the Dutch Government, to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). We will get in touch with everyone who has signed up for this year's event shortly. Furthermore, we would like to thank you for your interest in our conference and we would love to see each and every one of you healthy and safe at our conference next year.

We wish you all the best in these tough times and must you be left with any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at all.

The Executive Staff of IMUNA 2020


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The theme of the XXVII Annual Session of IMUNA is ‘An estranged society: global autonomy in a polarized time’.

Each year, we become more and more connected to each other. The rising amount of information, new technologies and infrastructure all seem to have boosted the global economy and research institutions. We’ve reached a point where life without instant connection with the rest of the world is not imaginable. However, there is a part of globalization that is quite problematic: countries become so connected (socially, politically or economically) that they can lose their autonomy and sovereignty and get limited by each other. There is a fine line between cooperating countries and codependent countries. It’s the people’s need of freedom and representation that leads them to radical thoughts and actions. We see it happening quite often: people pulling away from the established order. The abundance of information lets us have opinions. Those opinions are, however, often polarized. Political parties focus on their own fixated point of view, making compromises hard to achieve. During this conference, we need to set up clear boundaries on the extent to which globalization may affect countries’ autonomy, as well as to try and resolve the radical events happening right now and prevent them from happening in the future.

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