Chair in European Values (UCLouvain)

The Chair in European Values (UCLouvain) promotes debate and reflection on "European values" in their diversity and complexity. The chair at UClouvain was established in 2015 – conjointly with a similar chair at UAntwerp – at the initiative of Baron Maurice Velge and it is funded mainly by the Baillet-Latour Fund. The current chair holder at UCLouvain is Wim Weymans.

 

 

 

Past Events

International Conference Europe and its Values at the...

International Conference Europe and its Values at the Heart of Contradictory Emotions, 5 March 2020 (UCLouvain Saint-Louis, Brussels) Colloque international L’Europe et ses valeurs...

Debate Van Middelaar on EU elections (2019)

Debate with Luuk van Middelaar on values after the EU-elections (2019) On 5 June 2019, just after the European Elections, the Chair in European Values at UCLouvain and its counterpart at...

Past courses

A course on pluralism and cultural diversity in Europe...

Past classes (from 2018 onwards)  A course on pluralism and cultural diversity in Europe (taught in French) (Spring 2019) In his part of a class on “pluralism and cultural...

A seminar on “Rethinking Europe” (Spring 2019)

A seminar on “Rethinking Europe” (in English) (Spring 2019) A relatively small group of 24 students coming from all over Europe participated in an interdisciplinary seminar 'rethinking...

A lecture series on the history of European Integration...

A lecture series on the history of European Integration (in English) (Fall 2018) In the Fall of 2018 Wim Weymans and Jan-Willem Brouwer taught an MA class attended by 40 students on the...

Past news

A presentation of the chair appeared in a newsletter of...

In April 2019 a page was devoted to the chair in the newsletter of the Fondation Louvain, click here 

New Chair-holder

Since September 2018 Wim Weymans succeeded Luuk van Middelaar as the new chair-holder. Like his predecessor, he studied philosophy and history, focusing on political philosophy. Weymans already...

Other Past Events

Other Past Events

2019   Paper on Values in Europe (Louvain-la-Neuve) (28 March 2019) As part of a series of events around the topic “inhabiting our world” [“Habiter le Monde”] Wim Weymans...