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Titulars

2018-2019

Vincent MEUNIER
Jonsson Rowland Science Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy – USAE
Exact Sciences –
Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy
UNamur – UCLouvain – ULg – UA

Bredan McKAY
Research School of Computer Science Australian National University – Australia
Exact Sciences
UGent – UMons – ULB

Joland JETTEN
School of Psychology, University of Queensland – Australia
Human Sciences
ULB – UCLouvain – KULeuven

Philippe DE WALS (Collen-Francqui)
Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (IUCPQ) –
Canada
Biological and Medical Sciences
UA – ULB – UGent – UHasselt

2017-2018

Alexander GILLESPIE
University of Waikato – New Zealand
Human Sciences – EU Environmental law
UGent – UCLouvain

François CREPEAU
Mc Gill University – Canada
Human Sciences – Droit International – intérêts des Etats et droits fondamentaux des migrants
UCLouvain – UA-UGent-ULB-ULg-Université Saint Louis
Inaugural Lecture February 8, 2018 : Mobilité et diversité migratoires : nouveaux horizons des droits de l’homme
Affiche François Crépeau
Symposium May 4, 2018
Contrôles et hospitalités.  Vers des politiques migratoires qui renforcent la démocratie contemporaine.

Clément SANCHEZ
Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Collège de France
Exact Sciences – Chemistry of Hubrid Materials – Nanomaterials and hybrids for energy, health and environment, bioinspired materials
UCLouvain
– UNamur – KULeuven
Inaugural Lecture January 11, 2018 : Learning from nature : Towards a bio-inspired materials Science

John F. MARKO (Collen-Francqui)
Northwestern University – Chicago – USA
Exact Sciences – Physics of DNA and chromosomes – dynamical and structural properties of chromosome
KULeuven – ULB – UHasselt
Inaugural Lecture March 7, 2018 : Mechanics of DNA, chromosomes and cell nuclei – F.Marko Affiche Inaugural lecture

2016-2017

Regius Professor Neil WALKER
University of Edinburgh – United Kingdom
Human Sciences – Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations

KULeuven – ULB
Inaugural Lecture February 27, 2017 : Europe : Imagining the first post-state Polity

Steven VALLAS
Northeastern University, Boston – USA
Human SciencesSociology & Anthropology

KULeuven – UHasselt – UCLouvain – VUB – UGent – ULG – UA – ULB
Inaugural Lecture September 21, 2017 : Flexible Employment Regimes and Social Inequalities


Charles S. Sydnor Professor Robert CALDERBANK
Duke University, Director of the Information Initiative, Was Professor Princeton and vice president Research AT&T – USA – USA
Exact Sciences – Electrical engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics
VUB – UGent – KULeven – UCLouvain – ULB
Inaugural Lecture January 18, 2018 : Remembering Shannon Prof. dr. Robert Calderbank poster

2015-2016

Michelle CRASKE
University of California, Los Angeles – USA
Human Sciences – Psychology

KULeuven – UGent
Inaugural Lecture May 3, 2017 : Optimising extinction Learning during exposure therapy
Closing Symposium September 13, 2017 : Behandeling van angst : nieuwe inzichten voor de praktijk

Wolfgang SCHÖN
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, München – Germany
Human Sciences – Public Finance

UA – ULg
Inaugural Lecture March 16, 2017 : The Future of International Tax Law
Closing Symposium September 8, 2017
: EU tax Policy after Brexit and Trump

Rodney FOX
Iowa State University, Ames – USA
Chemical & Biological Engineering

UGent – ULB – UCLouvain – Von Karman Institute – Belgian Combustion Institute – Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie
Inaugural Lecture December 7, 2016 : Multiscale Modeling in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Michael ZALUTSKY (Collen-Francqui International Professor)
Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina – USA
Neuro-Oncolgy Research

VUB – ULg – KULeuven
Inaugural Lecture January 12, 2017 : Targeted radionuclide therapy

2014-2015

Peter VEKILOV
University of Houston – USA, Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and dept. of Chemistry
Exact Sciences

VUB – ULB – FUNDP
Inaugural Lecture March 3, 2015 : Non-Classical Nucleation of Crystals

Philippe LE PRESTRE
Université Laval – Canada, Dept de Sciences Politiques
Human Sciences

FUSL – UGent – ULB
Inaugural Lecture October 6, 2015 : Global environmental governance – Analytical questions and policy implications

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
Francqui-Solvay workshop on ‘neutrinos: from reactors to the cosmos’.Brussels, 27-29 May 2015

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

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

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

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

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

2008-2009
Martha HOWELL
Columbia University, New York – USA
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 – USA 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 – USA
Human Sciences – Social and Economical Geography
KUL – UGent – VUB – ULB – UCL – ULg – FUNDP

Patricia ZAMBRYSKI
University of California, Berkley – USA
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

2007-2008

Erik DEMAINE
M.I.T. Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, Cambridge  – USA
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 – USA
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 Médicine

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 – USA
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

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 – USA
Human sciences– International Economy
University of Gent – University of Antwerp – Catholic University of Leuven

Marc VIDAL
Danna Farber Cancer Institute, Boston – USA
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

2004-2005

Leon CHUA
University of California, Berkeley – USA
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 – USA
Human Sciences
UGent – UCL
Inaugural Lecture February 9, 2005 – Empathy and Everyday Mind Reading: Fact or Fiction ?

Robert MNOOKIN
Harvard Law School, Cambridge – USA
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

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 – USA
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

2002-2003

Thomas BECKER
University of Delaware, Newark – USA
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 – USA
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

2001-2002

Marcel  DETIENNE
John Hopkins University, Baltimore  –  USA
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 – USA
Exact sciences : Physics
ULg – UMH – UGent – ULB – KUL – UCL
Symposium June 4, 2003 : Nuclear techniques for the characterization of modern magnetic materials

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 – USA
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

1999-2000

William J. LUCAS
University of California – USA
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

 

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

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

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 ROSSBrandeis 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

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

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 :  Physics
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
FUNDP0

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
UB
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

1975-1976

Xavier PERLIA
Institut de Parmarcie 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

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

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

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

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

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

1969-1970

Johannes van der HOEVEN
Faculty of Law – University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands
Dutch public law
Ugent

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

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

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

1964-1965

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

Kurt KRAMER
University of Göttingen
ULg

1962-1963

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

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

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

1959-1960

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

1957-1958

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

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

1955-1956

Paul AEBISCHER
University of Lausanne – Switzerland
UGent

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

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

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

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

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

1949-1950

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

1947-1948

Herman MARK
Institute for polymer research, Brooklyn
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

1938-1939

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

1937-1938

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

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

1935-1936

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

1934-1935

Peter DEBYE – Nobel Price of Chemistry 1936
Cornell University
ULg

1933-1934

Baron Boris NOLDE
University of Petrograd
International Law
ULB