Mr. Geert De Proost
General Delegate of the Government of Flanders to the USA
kindly invites you to a keynote on
Regional Governments and International Affairs
Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters, KU Leuven & Prof. Dr. John Kincaid, Lafayette College
on Friday, November 17th
at 10:30 AM
Keynote by Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters, KU Leuven
U.S. perspective by Prof. Dr. John Kincaid, Lafayette College
Jan Wouters is Jean Monnet Chair ad personam EU and Global Governance, Full Professor of International Law and International Organizations, and founding Director of the Institute for International Law and of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, an interdisciplinary centre of excellence, at the University of Leuven. He teaches public international law, law of international organizations, the law of the World Trade Organization, space law and international humanitarian law. As Visiting Professor at Sciences Po (Paris), Luiss University (Rome) and the College of Europe (Bruges) he teaches EU external relations law. As Adjunct Professor at Columbia University he teaches comparative EU-US perspectives on international human rights law. He is a Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts, and is President of the United Nations Association Flanders Belgium.
John Kincaid is the Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Professor of Government and Public Service and Director of the Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. He is former executive director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations and editor of Publius: The Journal of Federalism. He has written many articles on federalism and intergovernmental relations, edited Federalism (4 vols. 2011), and co-edited Courts in Federal Systems: Federalists or Unitarists? (2017), Intergovernmental Relations in Federal Systems: Comparative Structures and Dynamics (2015), Political Parties and Civil Society in Federal Countries (2015), and the Routledge Handbook of Regionalism and Federalism (2013).
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