Event


High-Level Lecture: ‘Can UN Peacekeeping adapt to the new Challenges Ahead?’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the High-Level lecture ‘Can UN Peacekeeping adapt to the new Challenges Ahead?’ with Alexander Zuev, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Date: Friday, May 4th Time: 17:00-18:00 Place: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels (VeCo 3, […]

European Universities Consortium (EUC) visits Japan

Six universities from the European Universities Consortium (EUC) – Bocconi (Italy), EHL (Switzerland), IE (Spain), Jacobs (Germany), KIT Carl Benz (Germany) and Vesalius (Belgium) – will be visiting Japan in May and organise the information session on Study in Europe in English. This event provides you with the information about why studying in the continental Europe in […]

Book presentation: ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’

On Thursday March 8th 2018, Dr. Anna Matveeva, the author of ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within,’ presented her new book at Vesalius College. The event was moderated by Dr. Vsevolod Samokhvalov, International Affairs professor at VeCo and brought together more than twenty VeCo students and external participants. ABOUT […]

Spring Guest Lecture: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’

On Wednesday evening, the 28th of February 2018, Bruno Vandermeulen (IP Litigation Lawyer, Partner at Bird & Bird) delivered a lecture at Vesalius College entitled ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’. The event was moderated by Stephanie Gardner, Business Law professor at Veco. This dynamic and participative event brought together more than 40 […]

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 […]