In October 2017, the Hoover Chair has launched a research exchange programme with its partners at the University of Kobe in Japan. The project, entitled “Security and social inclusion in the age of globalization” has received the financial support of the UCL “Fonds d’appui à l’internationalisation”. It is supervised by Profs. Yannick Vanderborght and Axel Gosseries in Louvain, and Prof. Fumio Iida (Graduate School of Law) in Kobe.
Here is a list of past activities within the framework of this project
13 February 2018
Prof. Fumio Iida (Graduate School of Law, Kobe) presented a seminar on: “Can liberal states treat political and economic refugees alike?”
20 February 2018
Lecturer Michela Riminucci (Graduate School of Law, Kobe) presented a seminar on “The prohibition of indirect discrimination in Japan”
24 April 2018
Prof. Kaoru Ando (Graduate School of Law, Kobe) presented a seminar on “Harm of Sexual Assault: some thoughts on McMahan and Singer's ‘Who Is the Victim in the Anna Stubblefield Case?’”
24 October 2017
Prof. Yannick Vanderborght (Hoover Chair) gave a presentation on “Should the state finance religious activities? The case of Belgium”, within the framework of the seminar ‘Aspects of EU Law and Politics’.
28 October 2017
Prof. Yannick Vanderborght (Hoover Chair) gave a presentation on “The unconditional basic income: an old idea with a bright future?”, within the framework of the Kobe University Conference on Political Theory.
6 avril 2018
Prof. Vincent Vandenberghe (Economic School of Louvain) presented a seminar on “Overcoming the old-age dependency challenge. Is pension reform the only answer?”