European Peace & Security Studies


EPSS Lecture: ‘Consolidating Peace in Africa’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the European Peace & Security Studies lecture on: ‘Consolidating Peace in Africa’ Speaker: Ejeviome Eloho Otobo, Non-Resident Senior Expert in Peacebuilding & Global Economic Policy, Global Governance Institute Date: 12 October, 2015 (Mon) Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance is free (this lecture is also open […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘The IMF in the World Economy’

The 2nd European Peace & Security Studies lecture will be on: ‘The IMF in the World Economy’ Speaker: Jeffrey Franks, Director and Senior Resident Representative to the EU, IMF Europe Office in Paris & Brussels Date: 23 September, 2015 (Wed) Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance is free (this lecture is […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘Whither EU-US Relations?’

The next European Peace & Security Studies lecture will be on: ‘Whither EU-US Relations?’ Speaker: Fernando Andresen Guimarães, European External Action Service (EEAS) Date: 21 September, 2015 (Mon) Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance is free (this lecture is also open to the public) but registration is required. Please click here […]

Prof. Dr. Svitlana Kobzar is featured in the magazine of her alma mater

Prof. Dr. Svitlana Kobzar, Head of International Affair department at Vesalius College, has been featured in the magazine of her alma mater – Alma College. The article is titled as, ‘How a small college can open a world of opportunities.’  It also shows why Dr. Kobzar enjoys teaching at Vesalius College. Dr. Kobzar holds a […]

Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops talks onTVP 1 (Polish National TV) about the refugee challenge

Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, has been interviewed by TVP1, Polish National TV on the European political crisis in relation to the refugee challenge.  He provided an assessment of the current European inability to formulate a coherent response to the refugee crisis and called on EU leaders to redesign the EU’s unworkable asylum policy. […]

Dean Koops publishes his new book ‘Oxford Handbook of UN Peacekeeping Operations’

Vesalius College’s Dean, Joachim A. Koops, published his latest edited volume – the Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Oxford University Press, 2015, 940pp). As a culmination of a 4-year project with Paul D. Williams (George Washington University), Thierry Tardy (EU Institute for Security Studies) and Norrie MacQueen (University of St Andrews) and 55 […]

Spring Guest Lecture: “Governing Migration & Asylum in the 21st Century”

On Wednesday, January 21, the launch of the Spring Guest Lecture Series 2015 on “Governing Migration & Asylum in the 21st Century: Irregular Migration and Transnational Governance Networks” took place with Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou from the Global Governance Programme at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. The lecture examined the multilevel governance of migration and […]

EPSS Lecture: Role of Civil Society of Belgium in Promoting Peace in the Ukraine

On December 4th 2014, Vesalius College in cooperation with the Global Governance Institute and the Institute for European Studies, held the concluding lecture for the European Peace & Security Lecture Series, “Role of Civil Society of Belgium in Promoting Peace in the Ukraine.” The lecture brought together four different perspectives of active civil society groups […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘Between Regional and International Crises’

Another EPSS lecture took place on December 1, with Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi as a guest speaker.  Aniseh is a visiting fellow of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and a PhD candidate at the King’s College London. She is also an Associate Member of the European Iran Research Group (EIRG). After an introduction by Prof. Dario Cristiani of Vesalius College, the lecture […]

VeCo and LSE co-organize workshop on “The EU as a Diplomatic Actor”

You are warmly invited to join the workshop, “The European Union as a Diplomatic Actor”, co-organized by Vesalius College and London School of Economics and Political Science. Date: January 28, 2015 (Wed) Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Place:  International Relations Department, London School of Economics & Political Science, at Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK For more […]