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BELGIUM : THE STATE OF THE FEDERATION – 2013

The two Belgian political science associations – Vereniging voor Politieke Wetenschappen and Association belge francophone de science politique – organize their second conference on ‘Belgium : The State of the Federation’.

 

REGISTRATION

All participants have to register online [registration is closed].

Registration fees (including coffee breaks, lunch and cocktail) :

  • 5€ for Master students
  • 10€ for PhD students members of the VPW and/or the ABSP
  • 20€ for members of the VPW and/or the ABSP
  • 35€ for non-members

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

9:00-9:15 : Registration and coffee

9:15-9:45 : Keynote opening speech (Salle du Conseil, LECL 93 – ground floor)

  • Belgium and the Eurozone crisis, Erik Jones (The Johns Hopkins University, Bologna)

9:45-11:15 : Panels session I

Panel Elites and Citizens Politics I (Salle du Conseil, LECL 93 – ground floor)

Chair : Marc Hooghe (KULeuven)

Panel Identity Poltics I (LECL 290 – 2nd floor)

Chair : Emilie Van Haute (ULB)

11:15-11:30 : Coffee break

11:30-13:00 : Panels session II

Panel Elites and Citizens Politics II (Salle du Conseil, LECL 93 – ground floor)

Chair : Pierre Verjans (ULg)

Panel Identity Poltics II (LECL 290 – 2nd floor)

Chair : Kris Deschouwer (VUB)

  • Policy feedback and legitimacy in the Belgian multi-level polity, Claire Dupuy (UCL) & Virginie Van Ingelgom (UCL)

13:00-14:00 : Lunch (Building Fleur de sel)

14:00-15:30 : Panels session III

Panel Elites and Citizens Politics III (Salle du Conseil, LECL 93 – ground floor)

Chair : Peter Van Aelst (UA)

  • Bringing the government closer to the people ?, Kris Deschouwer (VUB) & Emilie van Haute (ULB)
  • Mass & elite opinions on the appropriate level of government, national identity and institutional reform, Lieven De Winter (UCL), Pierre Baudewyns (UCL) & Conrad Meulewaeter (UCL)

Panel Identity Poltics III (LECL 290 – 2nd floor)

Chair : Yannick Vanderborght (U. Saint-Louis)

  • Who wants to pay for deliberative democracy in Belgium : the case of the G1000, Vincent Jacquet (UCL), Didier Caluwaerts (VUB) & Min Reuchamps (UCL)

15:30-15:45 : Coffee break

15:45-17:00 : Round Table : The nationalization of the 2012 local elections(Salle du Conseil, LECL 93 – ground floor)

Chair : Jean Faniel (CRISP)

  • Kris Deschouwer (VUB)
  • Marc Hooghe (KULeuven)
  • Geoffroy Matagne (ULg)
  • Herwig Reynaert (UGent)

17:00 : Cocktail

 

VENUE

Université catholique de Louvain

Collège Leclercq

Place Montesquieu 1, Louvain-la-Neuve

For more information : Kris.Deschouwer@vub.ac.be and Min.Reuchamps@uclouvain.be

 

 

 Belgium – State of the federation 2013 – Programme

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