News Archives - L'Institut d'études européennes
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Category: News


iee alumni
Alumni, News, Student life

IEE Alumni continue to strengthen the community  

The alumni community of the Institut d’études européennes actively engages with our students and amongst each other through mentoring and networking events.  

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making sense of inequality
Multimedia, News, Projects

Making sense of inequality in EU external action

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?  

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making sense of inequality
Multimedia, News, Projects

Making sense of EU: new podcast by the Institut d’études européennes

The Institut d’études européennes is happy to announce the launch of its podcast “Making sense of EU”, a seasonal production that seeks to shed light on EU affairs through the latest scientific research by IEE academics, researchers, and project partners.

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First IDEAS-ELJ Best Paper Award winners
Academic, Conferences, News, Projects, Research

First winners of the IDEAS-ELJ Best Paper Award announced

Alicia Hendricks and Raphaele Xenidis win the first edition of the IDEAS-ELJ Best Paper Award and will see their articles published by the European Law Journal after the peer review process.

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Academic, News, Projects

JOB VACANCY - 1 full-time doctoral positions in contemporary history & political science

The ULB is calling for applications for one full-time doctoral position in the framework of a joint research action (Action de recherché concertée – ARC) around the thematic "Social rights in the European Union (1960-2020): from market to social citizenship and back".

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IEE and College of Europe
Academic, News, Student life

New debate between IEE and CoE students on the future of Europe

A second year of rapprochement between IEE and College of Europe students on the future of Europe ended with a day of debate at the Institute.

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Pedro Sánchez
Alumni, News

Spanish PM comes back to the IEE 24 years after his graduation

Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain, visited the Institut d’études européennes of the Université libre de Bruxelles where, in 1998, he obtained the master’s degree “Diplôme d’études spécialisées en économie européenne”.

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News, Projects, Research

Post-doctoral research fellow at the Institut d'études européennes

The Institut d'études européennes is hiring a post-doctoral fellow who will contribute to the research capacities of the RED-SPINEL research project, under the supervision of Prof. Ramona Coman. The hired post-doctoral fellow will contribute to the research capacities dedicated to the RED-SPINEL research project.

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Academic, News, Research

IEE-ULB welcomes visiting researcher Ana Guardiola Lohmüller

The IEE-ULB is delighted to welcome Ana Guardiola Lohmüller from . Her research activities will focus on Migration, Refugees, and the Common European Asylum System (CEAS).

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Project Management Assistant
News, Projects, Student life

The IEE-ULB is hiring a Project Management Assistant

The Institute for European Studies recruits a full-time professional immersion project management assistant. The professional immersion convention can be signed for a maximum of 6 months. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2022

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Academic, News, Projects, Research

Call for Applications: 16 MSCA Doctoral Fellowships - GEM-DIAMOND

Coordinated by the Institut d’études européennes (IEE) the project sets out to assess the EU’s capacity to act given the challenges facing Democratic Institutions, the rise of Alternative MOdels, and mounting Normative Dissensus (DIAMOND).

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Just Transition
Academic, Conferences, News, Projects, Research

Policy Measures for a Just Transition: Ideas for Designing a Structural Transformation to Reduce Inequalities

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.

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IEE alumni
Alumni, News

Debate and networking evening with ambassadors and IEE alumni Iulia Matei and Petar Markovic

On 28 April, our alumni hosted a debate on current events with Ambassadors Iulia Matei, Romania’s EU Permanent Representative, and Petar Markovic, Head of Mission of Montenegro to the EU, both graduates from the Institute.

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GEM-DIAMOND
News, Projects, Research

Doctoral network GEM-DIAMOND to be funded by the European Commission

The GEM-DIAMOND doctoral network is part of a multiannual international research effort on Globalisation, Europe and Multilateralism (GEM) and will assess the EU’s capacity to act given the challenges facing Democratic Institutions, the rise of Alternative MOdels and mounting Normative Dissensus (DIAMOND).

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Cartes blanches, News

Can Ukraine join the EU quickly ?

On February 28, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed his country's application to join the European Union. Professor Mario Telò looks at the options open to Ukraine in this white paper published by The Conversation.

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Academic, Cartes blanches, Conferences, News

The strengths and limitations of the European way of life

The role of the European Union in promoting the European way of life was the focus of Commissioner Margaritis Schinas' talk in Professor François Foret's "European Union and European Societies" course on January 24, 2022.

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RED-SPINEL
Academic, News, Projects, Research

IEE selected for Horizon Europe funding

RED-SPINEL stands for 'Respond to Emerging Dissensus: SuPranational Instruments and Norms of European democracy'. It seeks to shed light on how European liberal democracy is being contested and what this means for its prospects in the 21st century.

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Tomohiro Fukuda
Academic, News, Research

IEE-ULB welcomes visiting researcher Tomohiro Fukuda

The IEE-ULB is delighted to welcome Tomohiro Fukuda from 14 February 2022 until 18 June 2022. His research activities will focus on administrative resource management in the EU, within the scope of the IEE-ULB research theme “Europe as a community of norms and value”.

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Academic, News, Research, Student life

The IEE welcomes Prof. Paul Betts, Ganshof van der Meersch Chair

The Ganshof van der Meersch Chair 2021-2022, Prof. Paul Betts, from Oxford University, will give a series of lectures to IEE students & hold a public event.

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Groupe d'études géopoliques
Academic, News, Research

The Institut d'études européennes joins the prestigious Groupe d'études géopoliques

The IEE joins the Groupe d'études géopolitiques as partner, along with the College of Europe, the European Institute at Columbia University, the Europe Center at the University of Cambridge and the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute.

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News, Student life

Eyes on Europe takes a look at the European Green Deal

The Eyes on Europe magazine for the first half of 2021-2022 is out! It is entitled « European Green Deal, une Europe plus verte est-elle possible ? ». We invite you to discover the points of view of the Eyes students on the subject.

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Research logistic collaborator vacancy
News

Vacancy : Full-Time Research logistic collaborator at the IEE-ULB

The IEE-ULB is searching for a full-time Research logistic collaborator, responsible for the implementation of interdisciplinary research projects.

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postdoctoral fellowships
Academic, News, Research

Call for applications for postdoctoral fellowships for the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford

The Wiener - Anspach Foundation awards grants for the academic year 2022-2023 to researchers without a permanent position who have submitted their thesis at ULB and wish to continue their research at the University of Cambridge or Oxford. These grants are open to all disciplines. Deadline for applications: Monday 14 March 2022 at noon.

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Mario Munta
Academic, News, Research

IEE-ULB welcomes Dr. Mario Munta as visiting researcher

The IEE-ULB is delighted to welcome Dr. Mario Munta from 24 January 2022 until 27 February 2022. His research activities will focus on (national) ownership of the EU’s Recovery and Resilience Facility, within the scope of the IEE-ULB research theme “Europe as an area of economic and social regulation”.

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IEE and CoE students
Academic, News, Student life

IEE and CoE students relaunch their debate on the future of the EU

On Wednesday 8 December 2021, a delegation of IEE students went to Bruges to discuss the future of Europe with their counterparts from the College of Europe. This was the second meeting between students of the two institutions after a first successful experience in June 2021.

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News

The IEE-ULB is hiring a Project Management Assistant

The Institute for European Studies recruits a full-time professional immersion project management assistant. The professional immersion convention can be signed for a maximum of 6 months. The deadline for submissions is February 4th, 2022.

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Academic, Alumni, Conferences, News, Projects, Publication, Research, Student life

A year to (re)build the future

The academic year 2020-2021 was, once again, marked by the coronavirus pandemic. During lockdown, our desire for more Europe intensified. Take a look back at a year full of challenges and rewards.

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inequality and the EU
Academic, News, Projects, Research

The IEE-ULB is awarded with a new Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

The Institute for European Studies is pleased to announce that its project focused on inequality and the EU has been selected as “Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence” for the 2021-2024 period.

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EU's open strategic autonomy
Alumni, Conferences, News

IEE Alumni organise a debate on the concept of EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy

The concept of EU's Open strategic autonomy was at the center of a seminar organized by the IEE Alumni network on November 12, 2021, with the support of the Institute and in the context of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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Mentoring thurdays
Academic, Alumni, News, Student life

Mentoring Thursdays or the joy sharing!

On 18 November, the first Mentoring Thursday of the 2021-2022 academic year took place at the Institute for European Studies, after almost a year of online sessions.

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News

Emmanuelle Bribosia, Vice-President of the IEE, is appointed judge at the Belgian Constitutional Court

The Institute for European Studies is pleased to announce that its Vice-President, Professor Emmanuelle Bribosia, was sworn in before the King on 8 November to become a judge at the Constitutional Court.

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Academic, News, Publication, Research

Tracing the Politicisation of the EU

The new book, published in the context of the OpenEUDebate project by Palgrave Macmillan, presents an innovative and politically aware approach to the concept of politicisation as a heterogeneous phenomenon. It includes contributions from IEE-ULB affiliates.

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Academic, Alumni, News, Student life

IEE celebrates the graduation of the class of 2020-2021 at the Grand-Place

On Wednesday 6 October 2021, the proclamation ceremony of our 2020-2021 graduates took place. After a new year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, our former students were able to enjoy a ceremony in the magnificent setting of the Grand-Place of Brussels followed by a drink.

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Parliaments of Europe
Academic, News, Publication, Reading lists, Research

The Parliaments of Europe: full part actors or powerless spectators?

In this study, Prof. Nathalie Brack examines how EU national Parliaments have adapted to different crises-driven challenges and assesses their involvement in EU affairs over the past decade.

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the iee-ulb Welcomes
Academic, News, Student life

The IEE-ULB welcomes its new students for 2021-2022

On Friday 17 September, the ULB Institute of European Studies welcomed its 59th generation of students since its opening in 1963. After the welcome speeches by the authorities and the information sessions dedicated to each programme, the new students enjoyed a picnic in the gardens of the Institute.

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SOTEU21
Academic, Articles, Cartes blanches, News, Research

SOTEU21 : A diluted vision for the East and the South

Ursula von der Leyen's second State of the Union speech (SOTEU21) was analysed by two of our researchers and here we share their thoughts on the vision presented for the East and the South.

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News, Research

IEE-ULB welcomes new visiting researcher Maurice Pascal Nzumbu lo Ambetima

During his stay, visiting researcher Maurice Pascal Nzumbu lo Ambetima will focus on the partnership between the European Union and its Member States, on the one hand, and the Member States of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, on the other.

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News, Research

IEE-ULB welcomes new visiting researcher Jose Antonio Moreno

During his three-month research stay, visiting researcher Jose Antonio Moreno will focus on the political influence of a list of climate change contrarian European think tanks.

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News

The IEE-ULB is hiring a Project Management Assistant

The professional immersion convention can be signed for a maximum of 6 months. The deadline for submissions is August 15th, 2021.

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free trade in an era of austerity
Academic, News, Publication

The contentious politics of free trade in an era of austerity

“Framing TTIP in the European Public Spheres” (Palgrave), authored by Álvaro Oleart and “Contesting Austerity and Free Trade in the EU” (Routledge), by Julia Rone were presented in a double book launch. 

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EUIA21
Academic, News, Research

Assessing the EU’s Capacity to Act

The ‘European Union in International Affairs’ (EUIA21) Conference will once again provide a major forum for academics and policy-makers to debate the role of the EU in the turbulent realm of international affairs. After a postponement due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the seventh edition of this event will take place from 26 to 28 May 2021 and focus on the theme ‘Assessing the EU’s Capacity to Act’. 

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Academic, News

IEE Council reelects its leadership trio for the 2021-2023 period

The Council of the Institute for European Studies, meeting on 11 May 2021, has re-elected for two years the leadership trio at the head of the IEE since 2019.

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EU careers
Academic, Conferences, News, Student life

Conference : EU Careers Challenges & Debates

Professor Nicolas Verschueren presented the IEE-ULB and its teaching offer at the ULB's Master's and PhDs Information Session on April 23, 2021.

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Academic, Conferences, News, Student life

The IEE invites you to the ULB's online info session on Masters & PhDs

On Friday, April 23, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Université libre de Bruxelles invites you to an info session on Master's & PhDs (SIMA). Discover EU studies at the ULB!

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Teaching and Theorising European politics
Academic, News, Publication

Teaching and Theorising European politics in times of crisis

"Governance and Politics in the Post-Crisis European Union" (Cambridge University Press, 2020), edited by Ramona Coman, Amandine Crespy and Vivien A. Schmidt and "Theorising the Crises of the European Union" (Routledge, 2021), edited by Nathalie Brack and Seda Gürkan were presented in a double book launch.

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MyonJung Kim visiting researcher
News, Research

The IEE-ULB welcomes new visiting researcher MyonJung Kim

During his one-year research stay, visiting researcher MyonJung Kim brings a comparative perspective of Korea and other Asian countries as well as an analysis of Korea-Europe relations.

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ULB's online open house
Academic, News, Student life

The IEE invites you to the ULB's Online Open House

Join us at the ULB’s Online Open House on March 24, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and let’s find out together if European studies are made for you!

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Sapir
News

Prof. André Sapir joins the High-Level Advisory Group on post-COVID economic and social challenges

Former IEE-ULB President, Professor André Sapir joined the High-Level Advisory Group of academics convened by Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni to reflect on post-COVID economic and social challenges

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Academic, News, Projects, Research, Student life

The IEE-ULB invites Professor Chris Bickerton for a series of online lectures

The holder of the Ganshof van der Meersch Chair 2022-2023, Prof. Chris Bickerton, from the University of Cambridge, will participate as guest lecturer in a series of conferences organised by the Institute for European Studies of the Université libre de Bruxelles, as part of the project “Conflicts of Sovereignty in the EU”.

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Academic, Cartes blanches, News, Research

Jean-Louis Quermonne's essential contribution to the revival of political studies on European integration

Professor Mario Telò pays tribute to the memory of Professor Jean-Louis Quermonne, jurist and political scientist, and friend of the Institute of European Studies of the ULB.

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