International Francqui Professor Inaugural Lecture

CEDIE

February 08, 2018

5.00 PM - 6:30 PM

Free admission but registration required

Louvain-la-Neuve

Room Montesquieu 01

Mobility and Migration Diversity: New Horizons for Human Rights

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International Francqui Professor
Inaugural Lecture

 

Pr. François Crépeau (McGill, Canada)

Pr. François Crépeau holds the Hans and Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law, at the Faculty of Law of McGill University. He was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants from 2011 to 2017.

His research interests include the control of migration flows, the rights and freedoms of refugees, new conceptions of security applied to migrants, and the rule of law in the face of globalisation processes.

François Crépeau will be at the Université Catholique de Louvain from January to June 2018 as part of the Chair Francqui International Professor for Human Sciences, organised in collaboration with seven universities (UCLouvain, KULeuven, UAntwerpen, UGent, ULiège, USt-Louis Brussels, ULBrussels). He will be staying at the Centre Charles De Visscher pour le droit international et européen (CeDIE) within the Équipe droits européens et migrations (EDEM).

The inaugural lecture will be held on Thursday 8 February at 5 PM in Louvain-la-Neuve.

Émile Francqui      

Languages : French and English.

Programme

Pierre van Moerbeke, CEO of the Francqui Foundation,

Vincent Blondel, Rector of the UCL,

Geneviève Schamps, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Criminology,

Jean-François Van Drooghenbroeck, President of the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Research in Legal Sciences,

cordially invite you to the

Inaugural Lecture by François Crépeau, International Francqui Professor

4.30   Opening

5.00   Beginning of the Ceremony

in the presence of Pr. Vincent Blondel, Rector of the UCL

5.10   Introduction, Pr. Jean-François van Drooghenbroeck, President of the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Research in Legal Sciences

5.20   Awarding of the Francqui Medal, Pr. em. Pierre Van Moerbeke, Francqui Foundation

 

 

5.30   Inaugural Lecture, Pr. François Crépeau, McGill University

Mobility and Migration Diversity: New Horizons for Human Rights

 

 

6.15   Conclusion, Pr. Sylvie Sarolea, President of the Centre Charles de Visscher pour le droit international et européen, Founder of the Équipe droits européens et migrations (EDEM)

 

 

6.30   Reception

Upcoming Events

27 February 2018 (8 PM), UCL Louvain-la-Neuve
Projection of Ai Weiwei's movie "Human Flows", information and registration here.

22 March 2018, UCL Louvain-la-Neuve
Conference on economic migration, information and registration here.

29 March 2018, U. Gent
(10 AM-1 PM) Class of Excellence : Human Rights Law Taking up the Migration Challenge ?, information and registration here.
(5 PM-6 PM) Public Lecture : The Global Compact on Migration, information and registration here.

18 avril 2018, U. Liège
Master Class

 

19 April 2018 (2 PM-5 PM), U. Antwerpen
Master Class: The Integration of Migrants in a Changing Labour Market, information here.