New visiting researcher 

The IEE-ULB welcomes Ms. Chinatsu Yasuda, a PhD candidate at University of Tokyo. She holds a Master’s degree in Global Studies from the University of Tokyo (2019), and a Bachelor’s degree in French Literature from the University Sophia (2016). 

Ms. Chinatsu Yasuda will be at the IEE-ULB from April 3rd to June 30th, 2023. Professor François Foret will supervise her research stay. 

Her research at the IEE-ULB 

The title of Ms. Chinatsu Yasuda’s doctoral thesis is “Cultural Policy of the European Union: Inter-institutional relations and change of its strategy”.   

Ms Yasuda is looking evolution of the EU institutions’ strategy when it comes to cultural policy. During her research stay, she has been working on developing her empirical research on the creation of sub-regions within the EU.  

Her visit at the IEE-ULB will allow her to further develop the research outcomes of her PhD, while finalizing the empirical findings and give her the opportunity to receive feedback from the research community at the IEE-ULB. 

How to become a visiting researcher at the IEE-ULB 

The IEE-ULB regularly welcomes visiting researchers whose work focuses on its main lines of research. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications which must contain: an up-to-date CV, a research project highlighting the link to one or several of the IEE’s four research themes, the proposed research period, and the name of the IEE-affiliated professor who has agreed to act as the researcher’s supervisor. 

Applications should be sent a week prior to the IEE Council meeting (at the latest) to Prof. Ramona Coman, Dominique Dembour, and Dr. Marta Matrakova. 

Decisions on visiting research applications are taken by the Council of the IEE, which gathers five times per year. For the 2022-2023 academic year, the last chance to gathering will take place August 22nd, 2023. 


For any questions about a visiting research stay at the IEE, please contact the IEE’s Research Logistic Coordinator, Dr. Marta Matrakova.