Events 2020-2021

26 October - Welcome Drinks

This was an opportunity to welcome new and visiting researcher, an opportunity to get to know each other better in an informal setting.

Time: 17:30

Venue: ViaVia Cafe


21 October - Judges in times of transitional situations

Reflections by a former president of the Constitutional Court of Burundi and of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights By Prof. Dr. Gérard Niyungeko

Time:12:30 - 14:00

Venue: Hof Van Liere


15 October - What's (not) in the (con)Text)?

The event offered insight in text and discourse analysis and auxiliary research tools and methods. Three internationally acclaimed researchers discussed methods, tools and analytical practices. It provided the opportunity to discuss and exchange experiences and challenges of methods in text analysis by way of interactive peer sessions

Time: 12:45-17:15

Venue: Hof van Liere


10 September 2021 - Research Group Day

During the morning session the Research Group reviews its performance in preparation to the Research Visitation and will discuss its social impact and funding strategies.The afternoon is dedicated to team building activities starting with a workshop on communication and assertiveness provided by TrueColours.

Time: 9:00 -18:00

Venue: Spark9


25 May 2021 - Junior Researchers Present

Three of our newest researchers present their research project for the coming years: Vincent Verbelen (supervisor prof. Jan Velaers), Annelien Stijleman (supervisor prof. Ingrid Opdebeek and prof. Stéphanie De Somer), Michiel Luining (supervisor prof. Patricia Popelier) and Florence Van Durme (supervisor prof. Koen Van Aeken)

Time: 12:00 -14:00

Venue: online


17 May 2021 - Publication Strategy

The Research Group members will discuss our (common) publication strategy with particular focus on four aspects: (inter)national research, interdisciplinary, impact and time management.

Time: 12:00- 14:00

Venue: Online


7 May 2021- PhD Event 'Building a community in legal research: Practical skills and practice'

Through various workshops researchers will have the opportunity to develop their communication skills, increase their self-knowledge and develop their own network. Find more about it here.

Time: 12:45 - 18:00

Venue: Online


16 April 2021 - QCA Training

Maja Sahadžić will give  a workshop on Qualitative Comparative Analysis

Time: 12:00- 14:00

Venue: Online


26 March 2021 - Junior Researchers Present

Three of our newest researchers present their research project for the coming years: Heidi Suorsa (supervisor prof. Freek Louckx), Jasper Van Steenbergen (supervisor prof. Ingrid Opdebeek) and Lidia Bonifati (supervisor prof. Patricia Popelier)

Time: 12:00 -14:00

Venue: online


26 February 2021 - ChatBox on Citizenship

The ChatBox aims at discussing the intricate notion of 'citizenship' from a variety of perspectives. To kick-off the discussion three commentators will each discuss a different utilisation of citizenship: Digital citizenship (prof. Esther van Zimmeren), dialogical citizenship (Maaike Geuens) and social citizenship (prof. Herwig Verschueren)

Time: 12:00-14:00.

Venue: online


2 December 2020 - Junior Researchers Present (part 2)

Three newest researchers present their research project for the coming years: Alberto Nicotina (supervisor prof. Patricia Popelier), Devanshi Saxena (supervisor prof. Esther van Zimmeren), and Ellen Vandennieuwenhuysen (supervisor prof. Dirk Vanheule).

Time: 12:00-14:00.

Venue: online.


26 November 2020 - Work in Progress: ZAP Presents

The following academic staff presented their research in progress: prof. Jan Velaers and prof. Herwig Verschueren.

Time: 12:30-14:00.

Venue: online.


12 November 2020 -  “Judicial Reputation and Judicial Independence”

Two researchers, Šimon Drugda (University of Copenhagen) and dr. Federica Baldan (University of Antwerp) presented their research.

Time: 11:30-13:00.

Venue: online. 


23 October 2020 - Establishing a good research methodology

Dr. Maja Sahadžić presented how to develop a methodological approach in qualitative and empirical research. 

Time: 12:00-13:30.

Venue: online.