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Prof. Koops at UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

Joachim Koops, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Head of the International Affairs Department, was appointed as an Advisor to the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). From May until June 2012, he served at the DPKO’s Liaison Office in Brussels (UN Liaison Office for Peace and Security), advising the Head of Office on […]

VeCo Politics Professor to Johns Hopkins in Washington

Dr. Dominik Tolksdorf, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Vesalius College, has been selected as a fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington where he will conduct research on the project ‘EU-US cooperation in supporting constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina’. Furthermore, Dominik was awarded a […]

“The 18th Century Road Warrior: Life on the Road as seen in American Travel Accounts in France, 1780-1815” by Professor Dr William L. Chew III

On June 14, 2012, Professor Dr William L. Chew III presented “The 18th Century Road Warrior: Life on the Road as seen in American Travel Accounts in France, 1780-1815” at the Colloque International Routes Touristiques et Itinéraires Culturels, Entre Mémoire et Développement. U Laval/UNESCO; Québec, Canada.   Abstract: The 18th Century Road Warrior: Life on […]

Vesalius College “best Option in Belgium for American Students”

An interesting article about studying in Flanders, Belgium in the Gazette van Detroit. VeCo is mentioned as the best option for American students.

Workshop on Lessons Learned from Libya

In April 2012, Prof. Joachim Koops organised a workshop on ‘Responsibility to Protect, Responsibility to Rebuild: Lessons from Libya’. If you didn’t have the opportunity to attend, we invite you tot read the blog on ISIS website.  

Fifth Belgian Luxembourg American Studies Association Graduate Students Conference organized by History Professor Chew

On Friday, 27 April, Prof Dr William L. Chew III organized the Fifth Belgian Luxembourg American Studies Association Graduate Students Conference with the gracious support of the U.S. Embassy Brussels, on whose premises the conference was held. Speakers from the universities of Ghent, Antwerp and Leuven presented excellent master’s theses, several PhD’s in progress, and […]

Book Review by VeCo Professor available online

EUobserver published history professor Michael Palo’s book review by on the book “Belgium and the Monarchy: From National Independence to National Disintegration” by Herman Van Goethem, published by University Press Antwerp. The review is available online here.  

New Book on the ‘Responsibility to Protect’

Prof Joachim Koops, Head of the International Affairs Department, co-edited a new book on issues related to civilian and military interventions in conflicts.The book ‘Operationalising the Responsibility to Protect: Contributions to the Third Pillar Approach’, brings together international scholars and members of civil society to analyze core challenges to implementing the Responsibility to Protect and […]

New Appointments for MA EU Policy – Vesalius College Hires Professors from Top Schools: Press release

Brussels, May 2012: Vesalius College is excited to announce the appointment of two new professors for the Master of European Union Policy (MA EU Policy). Dr. Svitlana Kobzar has a PhD in International Studies from the University of Cambridge. She currently works for Rand Europe and at the same she is a senior member/junior Research Fellow at Wolfson […]

New Book “Democracies and the Shock of War” by VeCo Professor

Professor Marc Cogen has published a new book with Ashgate publishing, “Democracies and the Shock of War”. Through a combination of history and legal philosophy, this book contributes to a better understanding of democratic government when it is most severely tested at war. The ideas and concepts addressed will resonate, both with those studying the […]