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You will find here all the news related to our former Fellows. Do not hesitate to inform our Communications Officer, Francesca Spinelli (, about your activities, publications…

20 09, 2023

“Legacies of Anarchism. Interdisciplinary Visions”, a workshop organised at ULB with the support of the Foundation

2023-09-20T11:55:19+02:0020 September 2023|

On 25 and 26 September, the Université libre de Bruxelles will host the workshop “Legacies of Anarchism. Interdisciplinary Visions”, organised by Petra James, Denis Ioffe and Sybil Raisz (Modernitas, ULB). The event will bring together specialists, several of whom have links with the Fondation Wiener-Anspach: our Fellow Edward Lee-Six, [...]

2 08, 2023

Congratulations to Arthur Péquin and Joseph Salinas, former Wiener-Anspach Doctoral Fellows, on defending their PhD thesis

2023-07-28T12:44:52+02:002 August 2023|

The Foundation extends its warmest congratulations to Arthur Péquin and Joseph Salinas, both recipients of a Wiener-Anspach doctoral fellowship in 2021-2022, who recently defended their PhD thesis. Arthur Péquin and Alessandro Parente (Universitè libre de Bruxelles, 6 July 2023). Arthur Péquin, PhD in Aero-Thermo-Mechanics (ULB), worked under [...]

28 07, 2023

Nibedita Mukherjee wins the 2023 Ecological Engagement Award by the British Ecological Society

2023-07-28T12:11:25+02:0028 July 2023|

We are delighted to announce that Wiener-Anspach Alumna Nibedita Mukherjee (Lecturer in Global Development at Brunel University London) is among the winners of the British Ecological Society (BES) Annual Awards, “recognising eleven distinguished ecologists whose work has benefited the scientific community and society in general”. Dr Mukherjee received the [...]

18 07, 2023

In the company of French thinkers : An interview with our Alumnus Paul Earlie, Senior Lecturer in French Thought at the University of Bristol

2023-07-18T12:36:59+02:0018 July 2023|

A Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral Fellow at the Université libre de Bruxelles from 2014 to 2016, Paul Earlie had the invaluable opportunity to work with late Belgian philosopher Michel Meyer (1950-2022), to whom he pays a vibrant homage. What sparked your interest in French thought, your main area of research? Were you [...]

5 07, 2023

Katie Johnston and Julien Decharneux are awarded a prize for their PhD dissertation

2023-07-05T11:08:34+02:005 July 2023|

The Foundation would like to congratulate Dr Katie Johnston, 2018-2019 Wiener-Anspach Alumna, and Dr Julien Decharneux, currently a Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford, on the prizes they were recently awarded for their doctoral dissertation. Katie Johnston received the Oxford Nicolas Berggruen Prize for Best Doctoral Dissertation [...]

26 06, 2023

“Respecting seeds”, an international workshop organised at the University of Cambridge with the support of the Foundation

2023-07-10T10:37:41+02:0026 June 2023|

From June 28 to 30, the University of Cambridge hosted the international workshop "Respecting Seeds: An Exploration into Saving Ethics and the Politics of Care in Gardens, Farms and Banks". Co-convened by Olivia Angé, Professor of Economic Anthropology at the Université libre de Bruxelles and a Wiener-Anspach Alumna, this [...]

3 05, 2023

Back in Cambridge, our Alumnus Arild Stenberg presents the project “Score Design for Music Reading”, emerging from his research stay at ULB

2023-05-04T10:56:11+02:003 May 2023|

Arild Stenberg, PhD in Music Psychology (University of Cambridge), was a Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral Fellow at the Université libre de Bruxelles from 2020 to 2022. He has now returned to the University of Cambridge as a Senior Research Associate in the Faculty of Music and is currently working on the [...]

20 01, 2023

Classical archaeology seminars organised by Athena Tsingarida (ULB) and Irene Lemos (University of Oxford)

2023-01-20T13:07:17+01:0020 January 2023|

This week marks the start of a seminar series organised by Professors Athena Tsingarida (CreA-Patrimoine, ULB) and Irene Lemos (Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford), in the framework of their collaborative research project “Crete and Euboea in an interconnecting world (from the 12th to 6th century BC): The role [...]

18 01, 2023

Conference by Hélène Sechehaye (ULB) in Cambridge: “Moroccan Nights in Brussels: from Gnawa Rituals to Popular Weddings”

2023-01-18T11:25:24+01:0018 January 2023|

On 24 and 25 January, with the support of the Wiener-Anspach Foundation, Hélène Sechehaye (Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and member of the Laboratoire de Musicologie at ULB) will be in Cambridge to give a lecture and a workshop. She will be welcomed by our [...]

19 12, 2022

FNRS Incentive grants for scientific research: Nathalie Brack, Corentin Caudron and Guillaume Schweicher among the selected researchers

2022-12-19T13:44:16+01:0019 December 2022|

On December 13, the FNRS awarded its Incentive grants for scientific research to thirteen researchers, including six from the Université libre de Bruxelles. Among the latter are Wiener-Anspach Alumni  Nathalie Brack, Corentin Caudron and Guillaume Schweicher. Nathalie Brack, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, was selected for [...]

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