Alumni news

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…

13 02, 2024

Launch of the Wiener-Anspach Alumni Talks on February 27 at ULB: “Le climat qui cache la biodiversité”, with Anne Teller and Marius Gilbert

2024-02-21T13:10:01+01:0013 February 2024|

The Fondation Philippe Wiener-Maurice Anspach is delighted to announce the launch of a new initiative, the Wiener-Anspach Alumni Talks. Held in Brussels, these talks celebrate former Wiener-Anspach Fellows by creating opportunities to meet and exchange ideas on a variety of themes. For this first edition, which will take place [...]

19 12, 2023

Congratulations to our Alumnus Romain Weikmans, elected to the Collegium of the Académie royale de Belgique

2023-12-19T14:25:42+01:0019 December 2023|

On Saturday 16 December, the Académie royale de Belgique hosted the reception ceremony for its new Associate Members and the new Members of its Collegium, including Wiener-Anspach Alumnus Romain Weikmans. Dr Weikmans was recently appointed Associate Professor in Global Environmental Governance at the Université libre de Bruxelles, where he [...]

10 10, 2023

Congratulations to Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace and Kristin Bartik, elected titular members of the Académie royale de Belgique

2023-10-11T09:38:23+02:0010 October 2023|

On September 30, at a ceremony for the opening of the academic year, the Académie royale de Belgique welcomed fourteen new full members, including Wiener-Anspach Alumnus Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace, Professor of Mathematics at the Université catholique de Louvain and member of the Classe des Sciences. In 2006-2007, after completing his [...]

20 09, 2023

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

2023-11-16T11:03:47+01:0020 September 2023|

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

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 [...]

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