Transversal Research Projects
RECON - Reconstituting Democracy in Europe
RECON is a network of more than one hundred researchers in 21 partner institutions in political science, sociology, linguistics, anthropology, information science, law and economics. It is coordinated by Arena at the University of Oslo, funded by the 6th Framework Programme for research.
Its objectives are to clarify the models of democracy in reconstruction in Europe and their implications
The RECON team of the ULB recognizes the is composed of Amandine Crespy, François Forest, Justine Lacroix, Paul Magnette and Janie Pélabay.
"Resistance to Europe"
This is a ARC project (Action de Recherche Concertée), whose promoters are Jean-Michel de Waele, Paul Magnette, Justine Lacroix, Pieter Lagrou
It consists of two closely mutualy articulated components:
First, to study the impact of certain EU policies in specific social environments to show how European integration has come to be identified with the phenomenon of modernization;
then show how European political thought has been taken by surprise by a "Community method" that was not the "traditional" government doctrines.