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BOOK PRESENTATION: ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to a presentation of ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’ with author Dr. Anna Matveeva (King’s College London). Date: Thursday, March 8th Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: VeCo 2-3, Vesalius College (Brussels)   ABOUT THE BOOK This is the first book to tell the […]

Deputy Director-General in the European Commission, Dr. Katarína Mathernová, gives inaugural lecture at Vesalius College

Dr. Katarína Mathernová, newly appointed professor of International Affairs, gave her inaugural lecture on Monday, 22 January. Mathernová is currently Deputy Director-General in the European Commission’s Directorate-General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). In her lecture, Mathernová analysed major trends that have emerged in Europe and its periphery and reflected on how Europe should and […]

Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Kailash Satyarthi, inspires students during visit to Vesalius College

Kailash Satyarthi, the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, visited Vesalius College and shared his experience as a human rights activist. Mr. Satyarthi spoke about his path to becoming an activist, and how he gave up his career as a professor to focus on activism.  He went on to explain how unexpected it was to win […]

Special Lecture: ‘The Road from Local Activism to the Nobel Peace Prize’ – Kailash Satyarthi

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the special lecture:  ‘The Road from Local Activism to the Nobel Peace Prize’ Speaker: Kailash Satyarthi, the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Date:  Friday, 26 January, 2018 Time: 17:00 – 18:30  Location: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels SPEAKER’S BIO Kailash Satyarthi is a human rights activist from India, […]

Special Lecture: ‘Europe in the Populist Age: Reflecting on the Vision and Challenges of Europe’s Periphery’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the inaugural lecture of ‘POL324G: International Approaches to State-Building, Reform and Good Governance’ on: ‘Europe in the Populist Age: Reflecting on the Vision and Challenges of Europe’s Periphery’ Speaker: Dr. Katarina Mathernova, LL.M. Deputy Director General of the Directorate General for Neighborhood & Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission […]

EPSS Lecture Series: ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters’

On 30 November, Vesalius College welcomed Mr. Pieter Van Ostaeyen, a leading expert in the field of terrorism studies. Mr. Van Ostaeyen gave the final EPSS Lecture of the year on ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters.’ Mr. Van Ostaeyen spoke about the use of social media by Belgian jihadist groups. The event brought together […]

EPSS Lecture Series: ‘Human Rights in Inhumane Times’

On 23 November, Vesalius College hosted guest speaker Mr. Luc Dockendorf, Desk officer for Human Rights and International Organisations, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, for the third installment of the EPSS Lecture Series. The lecture began on a heavy note as Mr. Dockendorf reflected on his time in Brussels during the 2016 […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘Human Right in Inhuman Times’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Human Right in Inhuman Times’ Speaker: Mr. Luc Dockendorf  (Desk officer for Human Rights, International Organisations and Cyber Policy Issue, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg) Date: 23 November (Thu) Time: 18:00 – 19:30 (Light reception to follow) Place: Lisbon Room, Vesalius […]

VeCo co-hosts the launch of the Global Terrorism Index 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Global Terrorism index 2017 (GTI), hosted by VeCo in cooperation with leading institutes and think tanks such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, the Global Governance Institute and the Atlantic Treaty Association.  About the Global Terrorism Index The GTI […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis’ Speaker: Mr. Ludovico Carlino (Senior Analyst, IHS Jane’s Markit) Date: 19 October (Thu) Time: 18:30 – 20:00 (Light reception to follow) Place: Lisbon Room, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels)   SPEAKER’S BIO Ludovico […]