Security and Strategic Studies


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 […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters’Speaker: Mr. Pieter Van Ostaeyen (PhD Candidate, University of Leuven) Date: 30 November (Thu) Time: 18:00 – 19:30 (Light reception to follow) Place: Lisbon Room, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels)   SPEAKER’S BIO Pieter Van Ostaeyen is […]

VeCo students learn via NATO simulation

VeCo students were given a unique opportunity to work on a simulation using a fictitious scenario developed by Commander Kurt Engelen, Action Officer at the Belgian Military Representation to the Military Committee of NATO. Prof. Serge Stroobants, in charge of ‘POL321G: NATO and the Transatlantic Approaches to Security,’ organised the simulation in NATO crisis management decision […]

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 […]

Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College talks on the Finnish national broadcaster YLE

Dr. Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, has been interviewed by the Finnish national broadcaster YLE on Trump’s visit to Brussels and the future of European Defence. To read the article (In Finnish), please click HERE.