Upcoming Events

27 Sep 2018 - 18:00       Other
The IES Inaugural Lecture on Thursday 27 September at 18:00 at the IES premises in Brussels marks the start of the academic year for our LLM and EuroMaster programmes. It is our great pleasure to host one of the most prominent international law scholars of our time: Martti Koskenniemi (picture), Professor of International Law at the University of Helsinki and Director of the Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights. So save the date for this special occasion!
23 Oct 2018 - 12:00       Research Colloquium
24 Oct 2018 - 14:00       Conference
The conference addresses how the Transatlantic Alliance (i.e., NATO) and the Transpacific alliances between the US and the Republic of Korea, and between the US and Japan, can help to address the traditional and non-traditional security threats posed by North Korea. The first panel will assess the role of deterrence and engagement in dealing with the nuclear and missile security threat posed by North Korea, Russia, and other illiberal countries. It will be followed by a second panel assessing how NATO members and its partners, especially the Republic of Korea and Japan, address hybrid threats from North Korea, Russia, and other illiberal countries.
26 Oct 2018 - 09:40       Conference
The Institute for European Studies (IES) at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) kindly invites you to participate at a high-level conference on TRADE DEFENCE INSTRUMENTS on Friday 26 October 2018.
27 Nov 2018 - 13:00       Research Colloquium