Our lecture series, seminars, film clubs and round tables contribute to the debate around the state and the future of the European Union.ALL IEE EVENTS
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10 research centres are associated with the IEE-ULB. The Institute coordinates the research on European Studies, in collaboration with its partner faculties at the ULB.RESEARCH AT THE IEE
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War in European soil is the latest test on EU resilience. After living in a polycrisis for the last couple of decades, the European Union is facing one of its toughest trials, one that is pushing it out of its “soft power” approach to international relations. How will the EU handle a return to War in Europe? And how does inequality manifest in this context?Read more
The Horizon Europe project Responding to Emerging Dissensus: Supranational Instruments & Norms of European Liberal Democracy (RED-SPINEL) partner universities and non-academic institutions will gather in Brussels on October 20 and 21 for the formal launch of their 3-year scientific endeavour.Read more
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This policy panel, co-organised last May 12, 2022 with the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) in the context of the Interdisciplinary conference on European Advanced Studies (IDEAS), looked at climate policies that help reduce inequalities across multiple levels of governance and integrate perspectives from policymakers, academics and civil society.Read more
Last May 11, 2022, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights and UCLouvain Professor Olivier de Schutter inaugurated the IDEAS Conference on (Dis)Integration from an (in)equality perspective with the keynote "Combating horizontal and vertical inequalities in the EU: the role of non-discrimination in a market integration perspective".Read more
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