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“The ‘Journée du Dix Août’ as Witnessed by a Yankee Merchant,” by Prof Dr William L. Chew III

Prof Dr William L. Chew III has just published “The ‘Journée du Dix Août’ as Witnessed by a Yankee Merchant,” Journal of American Studies 46 (2012) 1: 89-101 (Cambridge University Press)   James Price, Massachusetts Yankee and successful Boston merchant, visited Paris in August 1792, just when the French Revolution was entering into a new […]

Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops has been invited to brief the Members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament on 8 March 2012 on the ‘Responsibility to Protect’, particularly in the context of recent events in Syria. Prof. Koops has been asked to provide criteria and conditions for establishing a  ‘just and valid […]

“Rich Refugees: Antwerp Aristocrats in America, 1794-1803,” by Prof Dr William L. Chew III

On 24 February, 2012, Prof Dr William L. Chew III presented a paper entitled “Rich Refugees: Antwerp Aristocrats in America, 1794-1803,” at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The conference was hosted by Louisiana State University. In his paper, Chew examined the correspondence of the […]

New publication by VeCo Prof on EU Human Rights Policies

International Affairs Professor Joachim Koops has co-authored a chapter (with Gjovalin Macaj, VUB & University of Oxford) on the European Union’s policies, processes and effectiveness as a global promoter of human rights in the United Nations system. The chapter ‘Inconvenient Multilateralism: The Challenges of the EU as a Player in the United Nations Human Rights […]

VeCo Professor speaks at US-German Counterinsurgency High Level Meeting

From 14th – 17th February 2012, Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops will attend the high level US-German Counterinsurgency Symposium in Washington and has been asked to present his views on the relationship between peacekeeping and counterinsurgency. The meeting will bring together top Generals from the US and German Military and senior politicians to discuss lessons learned […]

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Spring 2012

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Spring 2012. The scholarship is awarded to one student, each semester, and is for €900. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8, preference will be given to students in financial difficulty. […]

VeCo Alumna wins Award for best Paper in the UK

The British Academy of Management awarded the award for best paper in the category “Knowledge and learning” to Isabel Rechberg, VeCo Class of 2006, for her paper entitled “Appropriation or Participation of the Individual in the Knowledge Management debate: a Philosophical Prospective”, which she co-authored with Kent University Senior Lecturer Jawad Syed. In the paper, […]

History Professor Chew published in Napoleontic Scholarship

Prof Dr William L. Chew III recently published “Americans in France during the Revolution and Napoleon,” in Napoleonic Scholarship Nr. 4 (Nov 2011): 97-104.  

Professor Michel Huysseune Interviewed on National TV

On 10 November 2011, International Affairs professor Michel Huysseune was interviewed about the Euro crisis and the political situation in Italy for the programme RTL+ on the French-speaking national television channel RTL TVI. (Copyright RTL, posted with permission) The video (in French) is available here.

Internship at the External Relations and Recruitment Department

The External Relations and Recruitment Department at Vesalius College is seeking a highly motivated intern for a minimum of four months starting in January 2011. If you are interested, please click here for the full job description. To apply for this internship, please send your CV and a cover letter to Willemijn Nieuwenhuys, Director Recruitment […]