Chair 2013 – 2014

In 2013/2014, the holder of the Ganshof van der Meersch Chair was John Loughlin, Director of the Von Hügel Institute (University of Cambridge), on the recommendation of Professor François Foret, Head of the Political Section of the Institute for European Studies.

The opening lecture, entitled “European federalism in times of crisis”, was delivered on Tuesday 11 March.

Following lectures:

Wednesday 12 March

  • 14h00 – 16h00
    “From the nation-state to Europe (1)”.
  • 18h00 – 20h00
    “Territorial identities between nation and Europe”.

Thursday 13 March

  • 10h00 – 12h00
    “From the nation-state to Europe (2)”.
  • 14h00 – 17h00
    Panel: “Vers une fédération européenne: avec, contre ou sans Dieu?” (with Julien Barroche, François Foret, John Loughlin, Corinne Torrekens, Isabelle Rorive, Emmanuelle Bribosia).

Friday 14 March

  • 10h00 – 13h00
    Workshop: “A comeback of the ‘Europe of regions’?” (with Alistair Cole, François Foret, John Loughlin, Jean-Benoit Pilet, Simon Toubeau).