Thursday the 20th of October JASON organised a lecture in the light of the upcoming U.S Elections. Dr. Ruud van Dijk, scholar at the University of Amsterdam, gave an intresting presentation from a historical perspective. Focusing on different presidential races and there implications on international relations. Dr. Roberta Haar from university of Maastricht give the focused more on the internal battle of the elections. Where se pointed out the significance of the ‘insurgents’ like Bernie and Trump. She also predicted that the elections could split the republican party and may change the political landscape of the United States forever.