Conference ‘War and Fatherland’ - World War I and the nation stateCegesoma will coordinate an international academic conference regarding the impact of WWI on the development of the European nation state. The conference will be held in October 2015 in the Egmont Palace in Brussels (thanks to the support of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs). The scientific committee consists of representatives of all Belgian universities together with several specialists of Federal Scientific Institutions. A committee of patrons was created as well. Chaired by Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo, this committee consists of the prime ministers of all four regional governments in Belgium.
Panoramic view on the Egmont Palace (Brussels).
Organization/coordination: Nico Wouters
Members of the scientific committee: Rudi Van Doorslaer (director Cegesoma), Mélanie Bost (Cegesoma), Geneviève Warland (FUSL), Emmanuel Debruyne (UCL), Laurence van Ypersele (UCL), Antoon Vrints (UGent), Pieter Lagrou (ULB), Serge Jaumain (ULB), Marnix Beyen (UA), Axel Tixhon (UNamur), Catherine Lanneau (Ulg), Emmanuel Gerard (KU Leuven), Peter Scholliers (VUB), Stanislas Horvat (Koninklijke Militaire School), Michaël Amara (ARA), Marc D'Hoore (KBR), Sophie De Schaepdrijver (Penn State University).
Members of the committee of patrons: Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo (chairman), Regional prime ministers Rudy Demotte, Karl-Heinz Lambertz, Kris Peeters and Rudi Vervoort.
For all further information please contact : Karel Strobbe.
18 / 6 / 2013