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Soumia Akachar, Alison Woodward, and Karen Celis participated in the launch of RHEA, the VUB Center of Expertise Gender, Diversity and Intersectionality (Wednesday April 1st). The launch consisted of a public lecture by Zihni Özdil of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam on "diversity beyond... read more
In the Spring of 2015, the EDGE programme continues its EDGE Open Research Seminars. Unless otherwise indicated, the research seminars take place from 12:00 till 14:00 in room 2.03 (Meeting room, 2nd floor, Karel Van Miert-building, Pleinlaan 5).
2015 Spring Programme
29 January 2015: Giacomo... read more
Roundtable Conference “Does democracy depend on energy?”
IES and EDGE programme researcher discusses this question in Tallinn, Estonia, 4 November 2014
On 4 November 2014, Dr Claire Dupont, IES and EDGE programme researcher, attended a roundtable conference as one of four keynote speakers in... read more
Christof Roos (VUB, IES) will chair a Policy Forum on "The European Parliament in Migration and Asylum Studies" on 14 November 2014, from 12.00 till 14.00.
Participation is free of charge and open to all but registration is required. You may find further information on the event and on how to... read more
Eline Severs (VUB, POLI), Karen Celis (VUB, POLI) and Petra Meier (University of Antwerp) received a best paper award of the "Women and Politics" section of the American Political Science Association (APSA).
They received the award for their paper "Determining the quality of women's substantive... read more
Mihnea Tanasescu received a postdoctoral grant (2014-2017) from the Fonds Wetenschappelijke Onderzoek (FWO) for his research project on 'rewilding Europe'.
This project aims to understand the political aspects of ecological restoration and rewilding projects. It specifically analyses rewilding... read more
In the Fall of 2014, the EDGE programme continues its EDGE Open Research Seminars. Unless otherwise indicated, the research seminars take place from 12:00 till 14:00 in room 2.03 (Meeting room, 2nd floor, Karel Van Miert-building, Pleinlaan 5).
2014 Fall Programme
Thursday 02 October 2014: Soumia... read more
Since 2014, the EDGE programme of the Department of Political Science and the Institute for European Studies (IES) organizes a two-weekly research seminar.
The seminar aims to further critical exchanges on all aspects of democratic governance, offer a platform for researchers to present their (on-... read more