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See detailCity branding: A brand concept map analysis of a university town
Brandt, Céline ULg; Pahud de Mortanges, Charles ULg

in Place Branding and Public Diplomacy (2011), 7(1), 50-63

The aims of this research are (1) to assess the relative saliency of image attributes associated with history, heritage and culture in shaping the perceptions of students choosing a university town and (2 ... [more ▼]

The aims of this research are (1) to assess the relative saliency of image attributes associated with history, heritage and culture in shaping the perceptions of students choosing a university town and (2) to investigate whether brand concept mapping (BCM) is applicable to cities. The city brand image is captured through Zaltman ’ s Metaphor Elicitation Technique, BCM and importanceperformance ratings. The authors identifi ed six categories of criteria used by students when selecting a university town. In applying the results to Liege, a Belgian university town, the authors showed that Liege is recognized for its nightlife, its young population and its historical heritage. This article proposes a useful framework for city councils to assess how to compare the perception of different segments regarding cities; how to improve the city brand image; how to compare different university towns; and how to attract students. Finally, the research validates earlier studies on BCM, confi rms the improvement of the methodology and widens its applications to city brands. [less ▲]

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See detailCity Energy Management : A Case Study on the Area of Liège in Belgium
Reiter, Sigrid ULg; Wallemacq, Véronique

in Rückermann, Claus-Peter; Wolfson, Ouri (Eds.) Proceedings of the International Conference GEOProcessing 2011 (2011)

Within the framework of sustainable development, it is important to take into account environmental aspects of urban areas related to their energy use. In this research, a typology of urban blocks is ... [more ▼]

Within the framework of sustainable development, it is important to take into account environmental aspects of urban areas related to their energy use. In this research, a typology of urban blocks is drawn up for the urban area of Liège through the use of GIS tools in order to assess energy uses of residential buildings and transport of residents at the city scale. For each class of this typology, a representative block is selected in order to model energy use at the city scale, as well as to consider the possible evolution of the city energy consumption and to simulate the effects of some strategies of urban renewal. An application study on the residential buildings energy consumption part of this typology is given to compare different energy management strategies. This case study allow to conclude that the European Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings and even more selective energy policies on new buildings are not sufficient to widely decrease the energy consumption of Liège building stock but that renovation of the existing building stock has a much larger positive impact on city energy consumption reductions. These conclusions put forward the benefits of using urban GIS for policymaking and city management. Energy management is an important GIS application field. [less ▲]

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See detailCity museum, community and temporality: a historical perspective
Postula, Jean-Louis ULg

in Jones, Ian; Sandweiss, Eric; Mouliou, Marlen (Eds.) et al Our greatest artefact, the city: Essays on cities and museums about them (2012)

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See detailCity museum, community and temporality: a historical perspective
Postula, Jean-Louis ULg

Conference (2010, November 10)

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See detailCity pattern as a factor influencing the impact of urbanization on ecosystems - A diachronic analysis of the dynamic of two cities: Kisangani and Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Andre, Marie ULg; Mahy, Grégory ULg; Lejeune, Philippe ULg et al

Conference (2013, September 06)

The patterns and dynamics of two cities between two years (2002 and 2010 for Kisangani; 2002 and 2008 for Lubumbashi, both part of the Democratic Republic of Congo) have been examined in order to estimate ... [more ▼]

The patterns and dynamics of two cities between two years (2002 and 2010 for Kisangani; 2002 and 2008 for Lubumbashi, both part of the Democratic Republic of Congo) have been examined in order to estimate how they influence the impact of extension and/or of densification on urban internal and peripheral ecosystems. For each city two SPOT 5 images were classified with a oriented-object supervised approach; then composition landscape metrics (built area proportion index, anthropized surface proportion index, equitability index of area proportion of classes, dominant class index, dominant class proportion index) have been evaluated in order to 1) identify the extend of each area (urban, suburban, rural) within the urban-rural gradient, 2) quantify the most commonly cited morphological characteristics to describe these different areas and 3) quantify the dynamic of the different areas during this decade. Landscape ecology assumes that the landscape pattern description is important because, according to the central hypothesis called “pattern-process paradigm”, the ecological processes influence landscape structure and vice versa. Composition metrics, which are commonly used in landscape ecology, describe the pattern among other things in quantifying the presence and the number of patches from the various classes within the landscape. This study singularizes itself from the subjective ones by its quantified and objective approach. The similarities and differences between these cities, relevance and gaps in the method have then been identified and discussed. The results of this study are aimed to be used by urban planners for the evaluation of the potential resistance of internal and peripheral natural ecosystems to the extension and/or the densification of a given city, taking into account its pattern and dynamic. It might help them in their choice between different planning alternatives. [less ▲]

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See detailCity pattern as a factor influencing the impact of urbanization on ecosystems - A diachronic analysis of the dynamic of two cities: Kisangani and Lubumbashi (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Andre, Marie ULg; Mahy, Grégory ULg; Lejeune, Philippe ULg et al

in Nunes Silva, Carlos (Ed.) Colonial and postcolonial urban planning in Africa (2013, September 06)

The patterns and dynamics of two cities between two years (2002 and 2010 for Kisangani; 2002 and 2008 for Lubumbashi, both part of the Democratic Republic of Congo) have been examined in order to estimate ... [more ▼]

The patterns and dynamics of two cities between two years (2002 and 2010 for Kisangani; 2002 and 2008 for Lubumbashi, both part of the Democratic Republic of Congo) have been examined in order to estimate how they influence the impact of extension and/or of densification on urban internal and peripheral ecosystems. For each city two SPOT 5 images were classified with a oriented-object supervised approach; then composition landscape metrics (built area proportion index, anthropized surface proportion index, equitability index of area proportion of classes, dominant class index, dominant class proportion index) have been evaluated in order to 1) identify the extend of each area (urban, suburban, rural) within the urban-rural gradient, 2) quantify the most commonly cited morphological characteristics to describe these different areas and 3) quantify the dynamic of the different areas during this decade. Landscape ecology assumes that the landscape pattern description is important because, according to the central hypothesis called “pattern-process paradigm”, the ecological processes influence landscape structure and vice versa. Composition metrics, which are commonly used in landscape ecology, describe the pattern among other things in quantifying the presence and the number of patches from the various classes within the landscape. This study singularizes itself from the subjective ones by its quantified and objective approach. The similarities and differences between these cities, relevance and gaps in the method have then been identified and discussed. The results of this study are aimed to be used by urban planners for the evaluation of the potential resistance of internal and peripheral natural ecosystems to the extension and/or the densification of a given city, taking into account its pattern and dynamic. It might help them in their choice between different planning alternatives. [less ▲]

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See detailCiudadanos en el exterior y participación electoral transnacional: Lecciones de la primera experiencia boliviana de voto en el exterior en las elecciones presidenciales del 2009.
Lafleur, Jean-Michel ULg

in Lafleur, Jean-Michel (Ed.) Diáspora y voto en el exterior. La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (2012)

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See detailCivic Participation and Integration: A Country of Origin Perspective
Gsir, Sonia ULg

Report (2014)

This paper offers an insight into how emigration countries influence immigrants in their host society. Our main objective is to explore the following questions: first, whether and how emigration countries ... [more ▼]

This paper offers an insight into how emigration countries influence immigrants in their host society. Our main objective is to explore the following questions: first, whether and how emigration countries can influence the civic participation of immigrants in immigration countries and second, whether transnational links, in particular political transnational activities, have an impact on civic participation in receiving countries. Civic participation is approached as a form of political participation outside of traditional political institutions. As an active and collective dimension of engagement in society, one form of civic participation consists in being active in organizations. This paper addresses three forms of involvement: in local politics (mainstream organizations focused on mainstream issues), immigrant and homeland politics (migrant organizations focused on ethnic or country of origin issues) and finally a combination of mainstream and other issues with bi-national associations. The paper also raises the issue of maintaining links with the country of origin and simultaneously integrating into the immigration country. It questions, in particularly, the impact of transnational civic engagement on civic participation in destination countries. Several case studies are presented and, in the case of Mexico/U.S., some show that the Mexican migrant experience in hometown associations help maintain civic ties with Mexico and positively affect civic participation with U.S. issues. Other cases indicate that civic participation can, indeed, be influenced by transnational links, but also that it relies on the institutional context of the receiving country: for example questions such as access to citizenship). Possible conflicts of interests with countries of origin and countries of destination are also raised in relation to the civic participation of emigrants here and there. Finally, different diaspora policy mechanisms are put forward and in particular, the paper hypothesizes the existence of diaspora empowering mechanism. In order to highlight this mechanism, we map country of origin actors also chart the different kind of actions that can affect civic participation. [less ▲]

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See detailLa civilisation & la science
De Cuyper, Charles ULg

Speech (1868)

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See detailLa civilisation à l'époque mérovingienne
Kurth, Godefroid ULg

in Revue des Questions Historiques (1900), LXVIII

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See detailThe Civility of Relationships: Charles Tomlinson and the Conversion of American Modernism
Delville, Michel ULg

in Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations (1997)

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See detailThe Civilized Pretence Caryl Phillips and A Distant Shore
Gabrielle, Cindy ULg

in Ledent, Bénédicte; Tunca, Daria (Eds.) Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life (2012)

It is tempting to argue that, in A Distant Shore, Caryl Phillips entrusts a black gentleman with the mission to civilize uncouth English people. My contention, however, is to try and show the extent to ... [more ▼]

It is tempting to argue that, in A Distant Shore, Caryl Phillips entrusts a black gentleman with the mission to civilize uncouth English people. My contention, however, is to try and show the extent to which the text itself undermines the very idea that decency is a safeguard against savagery. If immigration indeed reveals English people’s inner darkness, it is also the case that the mask of good manners worn by Solomon or Dorothy gradually falls apart. In the end, dignified behaviour, once defined by Dorothy as essential to the distinction between human beings and animals, is exposed as a mere civilized pretence. [less ▲]

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See detailLa CJCE confirme l’arrêt du TPICE et juge qu’il n’a jamais été demandé à un opérateur d’accor der obligatoir ement une licence sur sa mar que, mais seulement de ne pas factur er des services non r endus
Sibony, Anne-Lise ULg

in Concurrences : Revue des Droits de la Concurrence (2009), 4

ECJ, 16.07.09, Der Grüne Punkt v.Commission, case C-385/07P : The ECJ confirms CFI judgement in relation to excessive licencing fees by the operator of the major recycling scheme in Germany / ECJ, 09.09 ... [more ▼]

ECJ, 16.07.09, Der Grüne Punkt v.Commission, case C-385/07P : The ECJ confirms CFI judgement in relation to excessive licencing fees by the operator of the major recycling scheme in Germany / ECJ, 09.09.09, Clearstream v.Commission, caseT-301/04 : The CFI confirms an abuse of dominant position consisting in hindering access to an essential facility and adopting discriminatory pricing / EC. Comm., 13.05.09, Intel, case COMP/C-3 /37.990 : The EC Commission inflicts the highest ever fine for an abuse consisting in offering to manufacturers rebates conditional on exclusivity and engaging in naked restrictions aimed at stopping components manufactured by competitor from reaching the market / Fr. NCA, 16.09.09, Mobile Telephony, Réunion-Mayotte, 09-MC-02 : The French Competition Authority orders the incumbent operator of mobile telecommunication services in the islands of La Réunion and Mayotte to cease abusive pricing practices. [less ▲]

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See detailLa CJCE refuse d’ériger la possibilité de récupération des pertes en condition nécessair e à la qualification de prix de prédation et confirme l’inexistence d’un dr oit absolu de s’aligner sur les prix des concurr ents
Sibony, Anne-Lise ULg

in Concurrences : Revue des Droits de la Concurrence (2009), 2

CJCE, 2 avril 2009, France Télécom c/ Commission, aff.C-202/07 P

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See detailLa CJUE rend son premier arrêt sur l’abus par compression de marge et confirme que le ciseau tarifaire constitue un abus même lorsque l’un des éléments du tarif de l’entreprise en position dominante a été approuvé par le régulateur sectoriel
Sibony, Anne-Lise ULg

in Concurrences : Revue des Droits de la Concurrence (2011), N° 1-2011

The CJEU rules for the first time on a margin squeeze case and confirms that partly regulated tarifs by a dominant operator may be abusive.

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See detailClabecq : inquisition médiatique et instruction judiciaire
Geuens, Geoffrey ULg

Article for general public (2000)

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