Fondation Francqui-Stichting
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HISTORIC of International Francqui Professor


ULg -Université de Liège
UG - Universiteit Gent
ULB - Université Libre de Bruxelles
VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel
UCL - Université Catholique de Louvain
KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
FUNDP - Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix à Namur
UA - Universiteit Antwerpen
HUB-KUBrussel Hogeschool Universiteit Brussel
FUSAGX -Faculté Universitaire des Sciences Agronomique de Gembloux
FUSL - Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis
LUC - Limburgs Universitaire Centrum
FUCaM - Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons
UMH - Université Mons-Hainaut
 

Titulars

1933-1934

Baron Boris NOLDE
University of Petrograd
International Law
ULB

1934-1935

Peter DEBYE - Nobel Price of Chemistry 1936
Cornell University
ULg

1935-1936

Rudolf H. KRUYT
University of Utrecht - The Netherlands
Human Sciences
UGent
Inaugural Lecture October 16, 1935 : Kennis en begrip

1936-1937

Sir Hugh TAYLOR
University of Princeton
Chemical and Physical Sciences
UCL
Inaugural Lecture Februari 18, 1937 : La cinétique des réactions chimiques - L'état électronique des radicaux et leur importance en cinétique chimique

1937-1938

George I. FINCH
University of London - U.K.
ULB

1938-1939

Albert SZENT-GYORGY von NAGYRAPOLT - Nobel Price of Medicine 1937
University of Szeged
ULg

1946-1947

Lucien FEBVRE
Collège de France, Paris
ULB

André BERTHELOT
University of Paris - France
Physics
UGent
Inaugural Lecture November 4, 1946 : Propriété des noyaux atomiques envisagées du point de vue de la stabilité et de l'instabilité

1947-1948

Herman MARK
Institute for polymer research, Brooklyn
ULg

1949-1950

George de HEVESY - Nobel Price of Chemistry 1943
University of Stockholm and University of Copenhague
Organic Chemistry and theorical physics
UGent

1950-1951

Stanford MOORE
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York - U.S.A.
Chemistry - The principles of the chromatographic method
ULB
Inaugural Lecture October 24, 1950 : The principles of the chromatographic method

1951-1952

Henri GUITTON
University of Dijon and Paris - France
ULg

John F. FULTON
University of Yale
Biological & Medical Sciences
UCL

Inaugural Lecture October 4, 1951 : Physiologie des lobes frontaux et du cervelet

1952-1953

Willem P.J. POMPE
University of Utrecht - The Netherlands
Human Sciences : Law
UGent
Inaugural Lecture October 16, 1952 : Vraagstukken van Strafrecht en Strafprocesrecht

1953-1954

Alfred KASTLER - Nobel Price of Physics 1966
University of Paris - France
Exact Sciences
UCL
Inaugural Lecture May 25, 1953 : Etudes optiques aux basses températures

1954-1955

Théodore von KARMAN
President of the Advisory Group for Aeronautical Research and development O.T.A.N
Modern aeronautical sciences
ULB
Inaugural Lecture November 1954 : L'Aerodynamique avant le vol humain

1955-1956

Paul AEBISCHER
University of Lausanne - Switzerland
UGent

1956-1957

Silvio ZAVALA
Museo Nacional, Castillo de Chapultepec - Mexico
Human Sciences : Historian
UGent
Inaugural Lecture : Le contact des cultures dans l'histoire du Nouveau Monde, l'exemple du Mexique

1957-1958

Adriaan C. SCHUFFELEN
Landbouschool, Wageningen - The Netherlands
Agronomical Chemistry
UCL
Inaugural Lecture January 8, 1957 : Het complex : Grond, Wortel, Grondwater

1959-1960

Gerhard HERZBERG
Dept. Physics - National Research Council, Ottawa
Physics
ULg

1960-1961

Roland OLIVER
University of London - U.K.
Oriental and African studies
ULB
Inaugural Lecture January 5, 1961 : A la recherche de l'histoire Africaine

Marc PELEGRIN
Ecole Nationale de l'Aéronautique, Paris - France
Servomecanism
UGent

Inaugural Lecture October 26, 1960 : Les servomécanismes

1961-1962

Mariano YELA
University of Madrid - Spain
Human Sciences : Experimental psychology
UCL

Inaugural Lecture January 11, 1962 : L'analyse factorielle et la psychologie des facultés humaines

1962-1963

Siegfried A. WOUTHUYSEN
University of Amsterdam - The Netherlands
Theoretical physics
ULB
Inaugural Lecture November 6, 1962 : Les particules dans la physique moderne

1964-1965

Guy SMITH
Soil Scientist Investigations, Washington - U.S.A
Ugent

Kurt KRAMER
University of Göttingen
ULg

1966-1967

Roland DRAGO
University of Paris - France
Human Sciences - The legality
ULB

Bernard WIDROW
University of Stanford
UCL
Inaugural Lecture January 24, 1967 : Research in machines that learn

1967-1968

David SHUGAR

Academy of Sciences Dept of biophysic - Poland
Les Acides nucléiques, la photochimie, les implications génétiques et la macrostructure
UGent
Inaugural Lecture April 26, 1968 : Mécanisme de la mutagénèse chimique

1968-1969

Jacques Louis LIONS

Faculty of Sciences Paris - France
Mathematics - La résolution numérique d'équations aux dérivés partielles
ULg

Henry BARDON
Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines de Poitiers
Human sciences
ULB
Inaugural Lecture February 6, 1969 - Philologie de nouvelle critique

Erwin BODENSTEDT
University of Bonn
Specialist in nuclear physics and neutrons physics
KUL
Inaugural Lecture May 20, 1969 : Symmetry Properties of Nature

1969-1970

Johannes van der HOEVEN

Faculty of Law - University of Amsterdam - The Netherlands
Dutch
public law
Ugent

1970-1971

Henri MENDRAS

Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris - France
Sociology  - Systèmes de valeurs et rationalité économique. Structures agraires et développement économique.
ULg
Inaugural Lecture November 19, 1970 : Sociologie et prévision sociale  - Symposium March 29, 1971 : Systèmes de valeurs et rationalité économique : le Sociologue et sa société

Paul RICOEUR
University of Paris - France
Human Sciences
UCL
Inaugural Lecture November 3, 1970:
Actual problems of language philosophy : semantic of action

Cornelis STUTTERHEIM
Université de l'Etat à Leyde - The Netherlands
Human Sciences - Dutch language
VUB
Inaugural Lecture January 20, 1972 : Is de mens dupe van zijn eigen woorden ? Wijsgerige taalkritiek

1971-1972

Pierre LAURENT

Université de Grenoble
Applied Sciences
ULB
Inaugural Lecture January 25, 1972 : Approximation et optimisation convexes

Roger SHORT
University of Cambridge
The discovery of sex
UGent

Roman JAKOBSON
Harvard University of Cambridge, Massachusetts - U.S.A.
Human Sciences
KUL
Symposium February 14, 1972 : What does a poet do with words (du Bellay) ? Linguistics, verbal styles, literatrure poetics, stylistics, semiotics problems of interdisciplinary research

1972-1973

Georges DUMEZIL

Collège de France, Paris
History of religions
ULg
Inaugural Lecture October 19  1972 : Civilisation indo-européenne et méthode comparative

Albert RENOLD
University of Geneva - Switzerland
Biological & Medical Sciences - Specialist of diabetes
UCL
Inaugural Lecture December 11, 1972 : Aspects de la Physiopathologie expérimentale et clinique du diabète sucré

Raymond GOLDSCHMIDT
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut - U.S.A.
Economics
KUL
Inaugural Lecture January 7, 1974 : Financial structure and development in international comparative sight

1973-1974

Joël G. HARDMAN
Vanderbilt University
Biological & Medical Sciences : Cyclic nucleotides in the regulation of cells functions
ULB

Inaugural Lecture October 8, 1974 : Cyclic nucleotides in the regulation of cells functions

Sven MOLLER KRISTENSEN
University of Copenhangue
Sociology
UGent

Edward SCHILLBEECKX
Catholic University at Nijmegen - The Netherlands
Human Sciences : Dogmatic theology
KUL
Symposium October 22, 1974 : Menselijke lijdensgeschiedenis en christelijk heil

1974-1975

Gianfranco CHIAROTTI
University of Rome - Italy
Electronic States on semiconductor surfaces
ULg
Inaugural Lecture February 14, 1975 : Electronic structure of point defects in crystals

Günther WILKE
Max-Planck-Insitut für Kohlenforschung the Mülheim - Germany
UCL
Inaugural Lecture February 6, 1975 : Matelorganic Chemistry

René THOM
Insitut des Hautes Etudes Scientififques, Bures-sur-Yvette - France
Exact Sciences
VUB
Inaugural Lecture April 22, 1976 : La théorie des catastrophes et ses applications

1975-1976

Xavier PERLIA
Institut de Pharmarcie de l'Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Zurich
Pharmacology
ULB
Inaugural Lecture March 31, 1976 : Propriétés physico-chimiques activités pharmacologiques

Henri ARZELIES
Faculté de Sciences de Bordeaux - France
The bases of relativity
UGent

Peter C. COMPES
Bergische Univesität-Gesamtschule, Wuppertal - Germany
Exact sciences : Technic of security
KUL

1976-1977

H.J.J. WELLENS
Universty of Amsterdam - The Netherlands
Biological & Medical sciences : Recent advances in understanding and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
ULg
Inaugural Lecture November 8, 1976 : Prognosis and treatment of cardiac arrythmias in acute myocardial infarction

Jean CHAUSSIDON
Director of research INRA, Fontenay Le Fleury - France
UCL
Inaugural Lecture March 11, 1977 :
Le sol, milieu poreux structuré, et ses interactions avec l'eau et les solutions

Arthur PILLA
Columbia University, New York - U.S.A.
Bioelectrochemistry
VUB
Inaugural Lecture May 24, 1977 :
Laplace plane analysis of electrode kinetics : A unified approach to potential controlled impedance studies

John SHEPHERD
Mayo Mecial School - U.S.A.
Biological & Medical Sciences : Hemodynamic
UA

1977-1978

Pierre A. LALIVE

Institut Universitaire des Hautes Etudes Internationales, Geneva - Switzerland
International Law
ULB
Inaugural Lecture March 9, 1978 : Questions actuelles du Droit des contrats internationaux

1978-1979

Oto BARTA

Louisiana State University - U.S.A.
Biological & Medical Sciences -
Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology
ULg
Inaugural Lecture April 25, 1979 : l'Immunologie clinique vétérinaire : ses perspectives

Serge MOSCOVICI
Van Leer Foundation at Jerusalem - Israel
Human Sciences
UCL
Inaugural Lecture March 8, 1979 : Collective psychology and evolution of idea

Edward Shils
University of Chicago en Cambridge - U.S.A.
Human Sciences
KUL
Symposium January 12, 1979 : Tradition

Carel F. VAN PARERREN
University of Utrecht - The Netherlands
Human Sciences - Psychology
VUB
Inaugural Lecture January 10, 1979 - Het handelingsmodel in de leerpsychologie

1979-1980

Michel TRAISNEL

University of Lille II - France
Biological & Medical Sciences - The quality of medication and the good practice of fabricaton
Ugent

Gary D. EPPEN
University of Chicago - U.S.A.
Industrial Engineering
KUL
Inaugural Lecture April 25, 1980
: Logistics Management - Mathemathics and Managers

1980-1981

James WOODS

Iowa State University - U.S.A.
Mechanical Engineering - Control of indoor environment
Ugent
Inaugural Lecture May 5, 1981 : Overall Energy Effectiveness. Problems, methods, solutions, and expected results

Michel FOUCAULT
Collège de France, Paris
Criminology
UCL
Inaugural Lecture April 2, 1981 : Mal faire, dire vrai, Fonctions de l'aveu

1981-1982

Benzion FUCHS

University of Tel-Aviv - Israël
The anomeric effect and gauche effect;structural and reactivity aspects
Ugent

Hans Robert JAUSS
University of Konstanz - Germany
Human Sciences
KUL

Inaugural Lecture October, 1982 : Verstehen - Auslegen - Anwenden (Einführung in die literarische Hermeneutik

Eugène F. FAMA
University of Chicago - U.S.A.
Economy
ULB
Inaugural Lecture April 20, 1982 : Interest rates and inflation

1982-1983

Edgar MORIN

Directeur de Recherches au CNRS, Paris - France
Human Sciences - Sociology
UCL
Inaugural Lecture February 27, 1984 : La connaissance de la connaissance

Emilius A.A. LUIJTEN
University of Nijmegen - The Netherlands
Human Sciences
VUB
Inaugural Lecture October 29, 1982 : Het nieuwe Brugerlijk Wetboek in Nederland

1983-1984

Claude LEVY-LEBOYER

University René Descartes, Paris - France
Psychology - La crise des motivations : un thème prioritaire pour la psychologie
UGent

Ian Mc GILLIVRAY
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen - Scotland
Biological and Medical Sciences - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
KUL

Inaugural Lecture March 29, 1984 : The tragedy of twinning

Norma C. GYSBERS
University of Columbia, Missouri - U.S.A.
Psychological sciences
VUB
Inaugural Lecture February 23, 1984 : Career development programs in agencies business and industry

Giorgio BENEDEK
University of Milan - Italy
The role of surface vibrations in physical, chemical, mechanical and thermal properties of solid surfaces and interfaces
FUNDP

1984-1985

Michel GRESSET

University of Paris VII - France
Human Sciences
ULg
Inaugural Lecture January 11, 1985 : D'Aristote aux Sciences de l'Homme

M.R.Byron PIPES

University of Delaware, Newark - U.S.A.
La mécanique des matérieux composites
UCL

Bernard POTTIER
University of Paris IV - France
Human Sciences
VUB
Inaugural Lecture January 21, 1985 - Sémantique, syntaxe, pragmatique dans la communication linguistique

William Wolfgang HOLDHEIM
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York - U.S.A.
Reflecties over het detective-verhaal
UA


1985-1986

Sir James BLACK

King's College Medical School, London - Great-Britain
Managing to find new drugs
Ugent

Carl K. EICHER
Michigan State University - U.S.A.
Biological & Medical Sciences - Economical Sciences - Agriculture
KUL
Inaugural Lecutre February 6, 1986 : Transforming African Agriculture : Lessons from 25 years of Independence - Western Science and african hunger

Enrico CLEMENTI
Director of research department of IBM, San José, California - U.S.A.
ULB
Inaugural Lecture March 4, 1986 : From small to large chemical systems - theory, computer simulations and experimental verifications

Joseph GREENBERG
University of Haïfa - Israel
Economical Sciences - A theory of rational social interaction : a new integrative approach to game theory with selected applications in the fields of economics and political science
FUNDP

1986-1987

Helmut RINGSDORF

University of Gutenberg, Mainz - Germany
Macromolecular Chemistry
ULg

Inaugural Lecture March 7, 1988 : Synthesis, structure and properties of thermotropic polymeric liquid crystals

Allan R. ROBINSON - at honorary titel
University of Harvard - U.S.A.
Astrophysics - Geophysics - Oceanography
ULg

Dietrich RUESCHEMEYER
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island - U.S.A.
Human Sciences - Sociology
VUB
Inaugural Lecture 26 October 1987 - States and social change

1987-1988
 
Alain PAVE
Université Claude Bernard, Lyon – France
Artificial intelligence in biotechnology and natural resources management
UGent

Gerhard DUELEN
Technische Universität,  Berlin – Germany
Exact sciences  : Electricity Robottechnology
KUL
Inaugural Lecture October 7, 1987 :
Trends de Besturing van Produktiesystemen

Fred T. MACKENZIE
University of Hawaii – U.S.A.
Geology
ULB

Inaugural Lecture April  21, 1988 :
Biogeochemical cycles in the evolution of the earth and human impact

Jacques BENVENISTE

Université de Paris-Sud (Paris XI) – France
Biological & medical sciences : experimental pathology – Immunopathology
FUNDP

Guy SERBAT
Sorbonne, Paris - France
Human Sciences - Linguistique latine
UCL
Inaugural Lecture October 7, 1988 - Linguistique latine et linguistique générale

1988-1989

Dominique COMAR

Institut de Recherche Fondamentale, Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Saclay – France
Nuclear
Medicine
ULg

Inaugural Lecture October 17, 1989 :
Tomographie d'Emission de Positons, état actuel et perspective

George MORRISON

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York – U.S.A
Analytical chemistry - Trace and Micro Analysis
UA

1989-1990

Basil MARKESINIS
University of London “Queen Mary College” – United Kingdom
Differences in the legal background
UGent

Willem Albert WAGENAAR
Université de Leiden – The Netherlands
Human sciences : experimental and theoretical psychology 
KUL

Inaugural Lecture February 19, 1991 :
Waar logica faalt en verhalen overtuigen : een beschouwing over het strafrechterlijk bewijs

Pierre GERBET
Université de Paris – Institut d’études politiques – France
Human sciences - Politics
ULB

Inaugural Lecture February 8, 1990 :
La Dynamique de la construction européenne

1990-1991

Nick REIJERS

Technische Universiteit Delft – The Netherlands
Flexibele produktie automatisering 
UGent


Manfred HILLER

Université de Duisburg – Germany
Computer-aided Kinematics and Dynamics of Multibody Systems      
ULg
Inaugural Lecture March 5, 1991 -
Modelling and Simulation of Complex Multibody Systems


Pierre LEGENDRE
Université de Paris I – Sorbonne – France
Human sciences - Histoiry of law
KUL

Inaugural Lecture March 1, 1991 -
La fonction normative, version occidentale

Peter D. WAGNER

University of San Diego, California – U.S.A.
Biological & medical sciences – Medicine
ULB– KUL
Inaugural Lecture March 28, 1991 : General cardioresiratory response to exercise

Robert David ADAMS
University of Bristol – United Kingdom
Exact sciences – Applied mecanics
VUB

Inaugural Lecture February 20, 1991 :
From checking choppers to changing cello's

1991-1992

David E. RUMELHART
Stanford University, California – U.S.A.
Connectionist approaches in cognitive science
Ugent

Marian Ch. HORZINEK

University of Utrecht – The Netherlands
Biological & medical sciences : Veterinary medicine - Immunology - Virology
ULg

Inaugural Lecture October 14, 1992 :
Evolution of RNA viruses

Vincenzo BALZANI

University of Bologne – Italy
Chemistry
KUL
Inaugural Lecture March 2, 1992 :
Molecular and supramolecular photochemistry

Georges CONTOGEORGIS
University of Athènes – Greece
Political sciences
ULB
Inaugural Lecture February 12, 1992 -
Conditions de la démocratie : du pluralisme preprésentatif au pluralisme démocratique

Willem K.B. HOFSTEE
University of Groeningen – The Netherlands
Human sciences – Psychology
VUB

Inaugural Lecture May 22, 1992 -
Persoonlijkheidseigenschappen : de caleidoscoop van individuele verschillen  

Colette ROLAND

Université de la Sorbonne (Paris I) – France
Computer science
FUNDP


Frans DEBRUYNE

University of Nijmegen – The Netherlands
Biological & medical sciences : Urology
UA

1992-1993

Preben W. WILLEBERG
Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg – Denmark
Biological & medical sciences : Immunology and epidemiology in veterinary  medicine
UGent


Hans DAALDER

University of Leiden – The Netherlands
Human sciences: Social sciences
KUL

Inaugural Lecture November 17, 1992 :
Politieke Uitdagingen aan de vergelijkende politieke wetenschap

Emmanuel TODD

Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques, Paris – France
Political sciences
ULB

Inaugural Lecture February 3, 1993 :
Structures familiales et valeurs ideologiques : La composante primitive des sociétés industrielles

Pierre TRUDEL

Université de Montréal – Canada
Human sciences – Public law
FUNDP


Marcos ROJKIND
Yeshiva University - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New-York -U.S.A. Biological & Medical sciences : Medicine and pharmacy
VUB

Inaugural Lecture March 19, 1993 : Pathology of cirrhosis

Bernard Jean TESTA

University of Lausanne – Switzerland
Biological and medical sciences
UCL

Inaugural Lecture March 4, 1993 -
La conception des médicaments : comment les pharmacochimistes apprennent a parler aux cellules

Herman PLEIJ

University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands
Human sciences - History of Dutch Literature
UA


Colin MAYER
City University Business school, London – United Kingdom
Human Sciences - Economics : Corporate Control
ULg

Inaugural Lecture March 31, 1993 :
Ownership

1993-1994

Karl-Hermann MEYER
University of Mainz – Germany
Biological and medical
sciences : Medicine
KUL


Gilles NADEAU

University of Moncton – Canada
Human sciences : Psychology
ULB

Inaugural Lecture March 23, 1994 - Identification et choix des critères et des indicateurs de qualité dans l'enseignement supérieur

Bernard LEBLEU

Univ. des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc de Montpellier II – France
Biological & medical science : Molecular genetic
FUNDP


Constantin KELK

Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht – The Netherlands
Human sciences : Law
VUB

Inaugural Lecture February 4, 1994 :
Veranderende mensbeelden in het strafrecht

Henri KAGAN

Université de Paris-Sud - France
Catalyse asymétrique et chimie organométallique
UCL

Inaugural Lecture February 4, 1994 :
La gauche et la droite : du monde vivant à la chimie

Jacobus Adrianus Antonius VAN DOORN

Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam – The Netherlands
Human Sciences - Sociology
UA


Alain de LIBERA

Directeur de l’Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris – France
Human Sciences : Histoire des théologies chrétiennes dans l'Occident Médiéval
ULg
Inaugural Lecture January 25, 1994 : La philosophie du Moyen Age Continuités et rupture

1994-1995
Donald DAVIDSON
University of California, Berkeley – U.S.A
Human Sciences :  Phylosophy - The sources of objectivity
KUL
Inaugural Lecture October 17, 1994 -
The sources of objectivity

Yngve ÖHRN
University of Uppsala, Sweden and University of Florida, Gainesville, - U.S.A.
Exact sciences :  Phy
sics
FUNDP
- ULg - UA


Rodney WATSON
University of Manchester, West Yorkshire – United Kingdom
Human sciences :  Sociology
UCL –
ULg –
UA

Robert WILLIAMSON
Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne - Australia
Biological and Medical Sciences
UA - VUB - UGent

1995-1996

Frederick A. FREY
M.I.T. - Cambridge, Massachusetts - U.S.A.
Exact sciences :  Petrology-Geochemistry
ULB
– KUL

Inaugural Lecture November 7, 1996

David R.G. MILNER                                                
University of Auckland - New Zealand
Biological & medical sciences
KUL
– UCL

Edgar THILL
Université de Clermont-Ferrand,  France
Human sciences - Psychology of Sports
ULB
– UCL – VUB

1996-1997

Eddie COHEN
The Rockefeller University, New York - U.S.A.
Theoretical physics

ULB – KUL – UCL


Yuri Ivanovich MANIN
Max-Planck-Institut, Bonn – Germany
Exact sciences : Mathematics
UA
– KUL – Ugent – LUC – VUB

Inaugural Lecture November 28, 1996 - Symposium March 12-14, 1997

James Vernon ODOM
West Virginia University, Morgantown, - U.S.A
Biological & medical sciences : Psychology of vision
KUL
- UGent

Inaugural Lecture December 3, 1996 - Symposium July 1996

Georges ROSS
Brandeis University, Cambridge, Massachusetts - U.S.A.
Sciences Humaines :  Sociologie - Relations Professionnelles
ULB
– UCL
Inaugural Lecture February 28, 1998


Mark SNYDER
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, - U.S.A.
Human sciences :  Psychology
UCL
– KUL – ULB

1997-1998

Derek BREWER

Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Human sciences :  Literature
ULg
– KUL – UCL

Inaugural Lecture January 12, 1998

Thomas S. FERGUSON
University of California, Los Angeles - U.S.A.
Exact sciences : Mathematics
ULB
– KUL – LUC
Inaugural Lecture March 20, 1997 : Optimal Stopping and Applications


Samuel REFETOFF
University of Chicago, Illinois - U.S.A.
Biological & medical sciences : Molecular endocrinology
ULB
– UCL

Herbert WAGNER
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München – Allemagne
Sciences Exactes :  Physique
UA
KUL

1998-1999

Keith BEVEN

University of Lancaster - United Kingdom
Exact Sciences 
KUL
– VUB

Inaugural Lecture January 20, 2000 : Environmental modelling : an uncertain future ?
Symposium April 12-15, 2000 : The future of Distributed Modelling in Hydrology


Paul J. DE WEER
University of Philadelphia - U.S.A
Human sciences : Sociology Physiology
KUL
– ULB – LUC

Inaugural Lecture October 13, 2000 : Biophysical properties, regulation and physiological role of the Na/K ATPase
 
Marshall LINDHEIMER
University of Chicago - U.S.A
Biological & medical sciences : Gynecology Obstetric
KUL
– ULg
Inaugural Lecture September 24, 1999 : Research in academic clinical medicine -Symposium December 18, 2000 : Medical problems in pregnancy

Nasser PEYGHAMBARIAN
University of Arizona, Tucson – U.S.A
Exact sciences : Physics - Optic
KUL
– ULg – UMH
Inaugural Lecture June 14, 1999 : Plastic Electronics and optoelectronics

1999-2000

William J. LUCAS
University of California – U.S.A.
Biological & medical sciences : Biology
UA
- UGent – UCL

Inaugural Lecture February 2, 2001 : RNA-Based information superhighway : evolution and function - Symposium 8 June 2001 : Information processing systems in plants

Jana JURECKOVA
Charles University, Prague - Czech Republic
Exact sciences
ULB
– LUC – VUB

Inaugural Lecture March 2, 2000 : Stochastics in Prague : a historical perspective, and some personal recollections - Symposium September 8-9, 2000 : Brussels-Prague Statistics Seminar

2000-2001

Joseph APPELBAUM

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv – Israel
Exact sciences - Applied physics : electricity
KUL
– VUB
Symposium February 5-6, 2002

Sir Anthony CHEETHAM
University of California – U.S.A
Exact sciences : Chimistry - Novel Material
FUNDP
– KUL

Inaugural Lecture January 28, 2002 : Mendleev's palette : "recent developments in inorganic materials

John Alfred COLLINS
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario – Canada
Biological & medical sciences :  Obstetric Gynecology
VUB
– KUL

Inaugural Lecture November 14, 2000 : Evidence-based medicine : a way out of conflict

John DEVINE
University of Cape Town, Cape Town – Zouth Africa
Human sciences :  Maritime law
VUB
– Ugent

Final Conference 17 Mai 2002 : Protection of the marine environment

Janus KOZLOWSKI
University of Cracau – Poland
Human sciences : Prehistory
ULg
– Ugent – VUB

Inaugural Lecture March 22, 2001 : l'origine de l'homme moderne : paléontologie humaine et palethnologie - Symposium June 26, 2001  : L'Histoire de l'Homme préhistorique en Europe

Norman MARCH
Oxford University – United Kingdom
Exact Sciences : Chemistry
UA
- VUB

Inaugural Lecture April 18, 2001 : Quantum mechanics has accounted for a large part of physics and the whole of chemistry - Symposium Febraury 1, 2002 - The Scientific Research Comunity : Quantum Chemistry : fundamental and applied aspects of Density functional theory

2001-2002

Marcel  DETIENNE
John Hopkins University, Baltimore  -  U.S.A
Human sciences : Anthropology
ULg
– UCL – ULB

Inaugural Lecture December 9, 2002 : Les Dieux du politique dans les cités Grecques
Symposium May 19-20, 2003 : La diète des Dieux une approche comparative des polythéismes


Hannes LICHTE
Dresden University  – Germany
Exact Sciences : Physics
UA
– KUL

Inaugural Lecture June 28, 2002:The Electron :Particle and Wave - Symposium February4, 2005

Gary J. LONG
University of Missouri, Rolla – U.S.A
Exact sciences : Physics
ULg
– UMH – UGent – ULB – KUL – UCL
Symposium June 4, 2003 : Nuclear techniques for the characterization of modern magnetic materials

2002-2003

Thomas BECKER
University of Delaware, Newark – U.S.A
Human sciences 
UCL
– ULg – UGent

Inaugural Lecture February 13, 2003 : The multiple Commitments Approach to Understanding Employee Attachment - Symposium May 28, 2003 : Conceptual and methodological advances in the study of employee commitment

John J. JONAS
McGill University Montréal, Quebec – Canada
Exact sciences : sciences of materials
UGent – KUL – UCL

Inaugural Lecture November 28, 2002 : The effect of Dynamic Strain Aging and Rate Sensitivity on Texture Formation under warm rolling conditions - Symposium May 9, 2003 : Current trends in advance metals precessing and modelling

Carlo OSSOLA
Collège de France, Paris – France
Literary
sciences
KUL
– UA – VUB

Inaugural Lecture February 19, 2003 : L'inachevé dans les arts
Symposium October 13, 2003 : L'avenir de nos origines : problèmes de tradition des textes


Jean-Claude ROEGIERS
University of Oklahoma - U.S.A.
Exact sciences 
ULg
– KUL – ULB
Inaugural Lecture January 23, 2003 : Ingénieur Pétrolier….discipline en voie de disparition…ou domaine d'avenir ? - Symposium June 10-13, 2003 : Naturally fractured Rock Formations

2003-2004

Nodia  GHIA
Caucasian Institute, Tbilisi – Republic of Georgia
Human sciences :
Political Sciences : democratization theory and nationalism
VUB
– KUL – UA – UCL
Inaugurale Lecture September 13, 2004 : European Values, Democratization and conflict Resolution : What is the Impact of Eurpeanization on EU Peripheries ?

Stephen  PORTNOY
University of Illinois - U.S.A.
Exact sciences :
Statistics
ULB
– KUL – UCL

Inaugural Lecture February 7, 2005 : Conditional quantiles : Reveling in the charm of variety

Peter  TAYLOR
Lougborough University, Leicestershire – United Kingdom
Exact sciences :
Geography
UGent
– KUL - VUB

Inaugural Lecture October, 2004 : World-Systems Analysis and Globalization" - Symposium January 13-14, 2005

Alberto  VARVARO
Universita di Napoli
- Italy
Human sciences : Philology
ULg
- UGent - UCL - FUNDP

Inaugural Lecture October 23, 2003 : Le Livre IV des Chroniques de Jean Froissart : problèmes d'édition et problèmes d'interprétation

2004-2005

Leon CHUA
University of California, Berkeley – U.S.A.
Exact Sciences : Nonlinear circuits and cellular neural network
KUL
- VUB - UCL - ULg

Inaugural Lecture June 22, 2005 : A nonlinear dynamics perspective of wolfram's new kind of Science, From bernoulli shift to Universal Computation - Symposium July 13, 2006 : What's new in Wolfram 's new kind of science ?

Joaquim GOMIS
Universitat de Barcelona - Spain
Exact Sciences : Theoretical physics
KUL
- VUB - ULB

Inaugural Lecture Februari 11, 2005 : Gravity, Strings & Branes

William ICKES
University of Texas, Arlington – U.S.A.
Human Sciences 
UGent
- UCL
Inaugural Lecture February 9, 2005 - Empathy and Everyday Mind Reading: Fact or Fiction ?

Robert MNOOKIN
Harvard Law School, Cambridge – U.S.A.
Human sciences – Law and Alternativ Dispute Resolution
KUL
- VUB - ULB - ULg

Inaugural Lecture March 21, 2006 : Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law. The Lawyer as Negotiator - Symposium November 14, 2006

Dorit RAVID
Tel Aviv University – Israel
Human sciences – Psycholinguistics
UA
- ULB
Symposium December 2-3, 2005 : on the Development of Noun Plurals

2005-2006

Miguel ABENSOUR
Université de Paris 7 – France
Human sciences– Political philsophy
ULB
- ULg - UCL

Inaugural Lecture December 1, 2005 : Du bon usage de l'hypothèse de la servitude volontaire

Geert BEKAERT
Columbia University, New York – U.S.A.
Human sciences– International Economy
University of Gent
- University of Antwerp - Catholic University of Leuven


Marc VIDAL
Danna Farber Cancer Institute, Boston – U.S.A.
Biological & medical sciences : ELLE - Evolving Life Life Evolving
FUNDP - ULB - FUSAGX

Inaugural Lecture May 9, 2006 : Interactome networks - Symposium December 21, 2006 : ELLE - Evolving Life Life Evolving

2006-2007

Marc KEIRSE
Flinders University, Adelaide – Australie
Biological & medical sciences – Gynecology Obstetric
KUL
- Acad. Centr. voor huisartsgeneeskunde (Leuven) - UA
Inaugural Lecture December 10, 2007 : Evidence-Based Medicine : vivid, livid or rigid ?

Vivien Ann SCHMIDT
Boston University – U.S.A.
Human sciencs – Politics
ULB - UCL
Symposium May 15, 2007 : The Contingent Legitimacy of the European Union

Henk VAN DER VORST
Utrecht University – The Netherlands
Exact sciences – Plasma-astrofysica
KUL - UGent - VUB - ULB - UCL - UA

Inaugural Lecture November 14, 2006 : Big problems, beautiful solutions - Symposium April 20, 2007 : Krylov methodes

2007-2008

Erik DEMAINE
M.I.T. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, Cambridge  - U.S.A.
Exact sciences : Computer sciences : Algorithmic Research in Geometric folding and Inka Khipu
ULB
- UCL –
FUSAGX
- VUB
Inaugural Lecture November 19, 2008 : Mathematics meets Art, Puzzles, and Magic : Fun with Algorithms


Marcel MAZOYER
Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon – France
Biological sciences: Agronomy
ULB
– UCL – FUSAGX
Inaugural Lecture April 21, 2008 : La fracture agricole et alimentaire mondiale, causes, conséquences et perspectives


Michael THERIEN
Duke University, Durham, NC – U.S.A.
Exact sciences - Chemistry
KUL
- FUNDP
– Univ. HASSELT – UMH – ULB
Inaugural Lecture September 19, 2008 : In Vitro Diagnostics and In Vivo Optical Imaging Enable by Brightly Soft-Matter Nanoscale Vesicles - International Symposium May 18-19, 2009 : Molecular and Nanoscale Materials for Electronics, Optics, and Medicine

2008-2009

Martha HOWELL
Columbia University, New York - U.S.A.
Human Sciences - History
ULB - UGent - UA
Inaugural Lecture November 18, 2008 : Commerce Before Capitalism : market culture in cities of the Low Countries, 1300-1600

Petros MAVROIDIS
Columbia University, New York - U.S.A. en Université de Neufchâtel, Zwitserland
Human Sciences - International, public right
KUL - UCL
Inaugural Lecture October 6, 2009 : A Preference for Multilateralism ? A Review of the WTO's Inability to Discipline Preferential Trade A

David HARVEY
City University of New York, New York City - U.S.A.
Human Sciences - Social and Economical Geography
KUL -
UGent - VUB - ULB - UCL - ULg - FUNDP

Patricia ZAMBRYSKI
University of California, Berkley - U.S.A
Biological and Medical Sciences -
Plant en Microbiële Biologie, Celbiologie, Genetica
UGent - VUB
Inaugural Lecture June 25, 2009 : Agrobacterium and plasmodesmata : mediators of transport of nucleic acid and protein into and between plant cells
lecture program

2009-2010

Gert J. J. BIESTA
University of Stirling, Institute of Education, Scotland - UK
Human Sciences - Education - Citizenship, democracy and civic learning.
UGent - KUL
Inaugural Lecture February 17, 2011 : Learning in Public Places : Civic Learning for the 21st Century - Colloquium June 7 & 8, 2011 : Learning in Public Places : Theorising and Researching Civic Learning

Jerrold LEVINSON
University of Maryland, Dept. of Philosophy - USA
Human Sciences - Philosophy
KUL - UCL - ULB - UGent - UA

Ingrid DAUBECHIES
Princeton
Univ., Dept. of Mathematics & Program in Applied Computational Mathematics - USA Exact Sciences - Applied Mathematics
VUB - ULB - UCL - UGent.
Inaugural Lecture February 1, 2010 : Discrete differential geometry and measuring similarity between surfaces

Uzy SMILANSKY
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot - Israël
Exact Sciences - Theoretical Physics - Physics of Complex Systems
ULB - UCL

2010-2011

Jostein GRIPSRUD
University of Bergen, Dept. of Information Science and Media Studies - Norway
Human Sciences - Media and Communication Studies
VUB - UGent - ULB
Inaugural Lecture March 14, 2011 : Till the public do us part....National identity and the public sphere

John KING
North Carolina State University, Dept. of Forestry and Environmental Resources - USA
Biological and Medical Sciences - Forest Ecology/Tre Ecophysiology
UA - UHasselt - UCLouvain - KUL
Inaugural Lecture May 2, 2011 : Role of forests for industry, society and environment

2011-2012

Heikki PIHLAJAMAKI
University of Helsinki, faculty of Law/Legal History/Comparative Law - Finland
Human Sciences - Legal History/Comparative Law
UGent - VUB
Inaugural Lecture Oktober 24, 2012 :
Lay Judges n criminal trials : Historical remnants or living law? Comparative remarks on western legal history - Colloquium March 15 & 16, 2013 Laymen as Judges in European Courts - Comparative Legar History of procedural law in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Patty GERSTENBLITH
DePaul University College of Law, director center for art, museum & cultural heritage law - USA
Human Sciences - Art and Cultural heritage law
KULeuven - ULB - UHasselt - UA

2012-2013

Victor STOICHITA
Fribourg University, Dept. of Historical Sciences - Switzerland
Human Sciences -
History of art and archeology
UCLouvain - ULB - KULeuven - UA - ULg
Inaugurale Lecture February 14, 2014 : Quand la vision s'incarne : images des visions et visions d'images

Bruce Ernest LOGAN
The Pennsylvania State University, Dept. of Civil and Environment Engineering - USA
Exact Sciences -
Environmental technology
UGent - UA - UCLouvain
Inaugurale Lecture Oktober 16, 2013 : Microbial Fuel Cell and Reverse Electrodialysis Technologie for Renewable Power Generation From Biomass and salinity Gradients

Kardar MEHRAN
Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT), Dept. of Physics - USA
Exact Sciences - condensed matter physics
KULeuven - ULg
Inaugurale Lecture August 2, 2013 : The force of nothing : Attraction and Repulsion in the Quantum Void

2013-2014

Shanto IYENGAR
Stanford University - USA
Human Sciences - Political Sciences
UA - ULB - KULeuven
Inaugural Lecture March 31, 2014 : Fear and Loathing Across Party Lines.  The Polarization of America

Francis HALZEN
University of Wisconsin, Dept. of Physics - USA
Exact Sciences - Physics
VUB - ULB - UGent - UMons - UA - ULg - KULeuven
Inaugural Lecture May 12, 2014 : Extreme Astrophysics with Neutrinos : IceCube at the South Pole

David PAULS
Harvard Medical School - USA
Biological and Medical Sciences - Psychiatry
KULeuven - UGent - ULB - UHasselt
Inaugural Lecture January 24, 2014 : The genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders : past, present and future