International Francqui Professor Inaugural Lecture

CEDIE

February 08, 2018

4:30 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)

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 given Thursday, February 8, 2018
at 4:30 PM in Louvain-la-Neuve.

Admission is free, register here.

Professors wear the academic gown. Meeting is at 4:30 PM at the Salle Dabin (Faculty of Law).

Languages: French and English.

   

Émile Francqui      

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

Welcome Address, Pr. Vincent Blondel, Rector of the UCL

5.10   Introduction, 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)

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. Geneviève Schamps, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Criminology and Pr. Jean-François van Drooghenbroeck, President of the Institute for the Interdisciplinary Research in Legal Sciences

6.30   Reception

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The International Francqui Professor Chair is a collaboration of

          UCLouvain Pr. Jean-Yves Carlier and Sylvie Sarolea
KULeuven Pr. Marie-Claire Foblets and Steven Bouckaert
UAntwerpen Pr. Dirk Vanheule and Luc Leboeuf
UGent Pr. Jinske Verhellen and Ellen Desmet
ULiège Pr. Patrick Wautelet and Marco Martinello
    USt-Louis Brussels Pr. Denis Duez
ULBrussels Pr. Philippe De Bruycker

First event: conference of the Odysseus network: Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Closing Symposium: Friday 4 May 2018.