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See detailFrom Fritz Teufel to Leo Bassi : Happening and provocation. Just a History of Overbidding and Inflation?
Hamers, Jérémy ULg

in Utopia and Critical Thinking in the Creative Process (2013, January)

Ludico-symbolic coups and assassination attempts, make-believe funerals and degeneration of trials into grotesque rhetorical jousting : everywhere throughout Europe and the United States in the mid ... [more ▼]

Ludico-symbolic coups and assassination attempts, make-believe funerals and degeneration of trials into grotesque rhetorical jousting : everywhere throughout Europe and the United States in the mid sixties, political happenings thrived. The acts/performances, which were for the most part carried out by groups or individuals close to the Marxist and pacifist student protest movement, can’t be dissociated from a situationnist understanding of the urban milieu, transformed into one large stage for militant theatre. Founded on the principal of diversion and provocation, these actions quickly led to inflation and overbidding. Caught in a hectic whirl which forced them to always push the limit further in order to evade, if only temporarily, a process of institutionalisation that threatens any act of provocation, they soon begin to loose their political effectiveness. Born from a common political and artistic origin as the leaders of the student left movement, several “terrorist” groups harden their tone at the beginning of the seventies and perpetrate acts of violence with a revolutionary intention. Breaking away from the theatrical and ludic student activity while also retaining their situationnist obedience and a certain theatrical conception of the urban place, these armed groups think up actions in the beginning of the seventies which induce a rupture in the performative and theatrical tradition of the end of the sixties. These acts have been the subject of in depths studies by authors who, however conscious of the theatrical origins of the actions of the extreme left terrorists, refer to a terminology which imposes a distinction between action (or happening/performance) and “terrorist” acts. On the basis of this terminological distinction, we will demonstrate not only that these actions of the beginning of the seventies must be considered in a direct lineage with the political-theatrical creation of the end of the sixties, but that they also offer a first escape route, politically efficient, to the inflation which threatens any act of provocation. If the actions of the RAF, the Red Brigades or the Weathermen evade institutionalisation which threatens any act of provocation, they nevertheless remain politically unsustainable and condemn those who imagine them as well as those who execute them to an inevitably tragic ending, incompatible with the pursuit of creative practice. This paradigm will guide us in identifying some more recent creative processes (fake conferences of the Yes Men, shows/performances of Leo Bassi) which try to overcome in turn the political precariousness of their predecessors in endowing themselves with an (auto)reflexive dimension. Beyond their heterogeneity, these actions/shows shall thus be perceived as objects which surpass the act of provocation, inevitably destined to wear out. Because, in actively implicating the spectator to a point where he becomes a full fledge component of an engaged and reflexive creative process, these practices reinstate the politico-theatrical performance in its indispensable efficiency. [less ▲]

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See detailFrom geometallurgy to ecometallurgy:Building mines for the future
Pirard, Eric ULg

Conference (2014, September 02)

geometallurgy will become the central pivot of a successful mining operation. Recently, Europe has awakened from a long period of lethargy in the raw materials sector. A series of important initiatives ... [more ▼]

geometallurgy will become the central pivot of a successful mining operation. Recently, Europe has awakened from a long period of lethargy in the raw materials sector. A series of important initiatives inspired by the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) have paved the way for more intense cooperation between industry, research centres and universities. Among these, the establishment of a Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC) in 2015 will definitely boost innovation and education in the sector. Interestingly, EIP addresses the whole value chain and considers mining, recycling and substitution as essential pillars of the raw materials policy. This vision strengthens the role of geometallurgy but also brings up the need for a close dialogue between mineralogists, metallurgists and product designers. Microelectronics and nanotechnologies are ubiquitous in our technologies and have greatly improved their functionality, but they have also made recycling and efficient recovery of metals a tough technical challenge. Our urban mines formed by the accumulation of end-of-life products should be scrutinized from now on using an ecometallurgical approach whereby important questions should be addressed such as: 1. Metal concentrations: Is the metal grade high enough to pay for recycling? Does the manufacturer help to maintain grades above a technological cut-off? 2. Metal speciation: Under which form (alloy, salt, organic compound,…) is the metal present? Is there a processing technology available to separate these species? 3. Metal paragenesis: What are the metal assemblages found in the product? Will it be feasible to separate those metals and at what costs? Are there penalty or contaminating elements associated? 4. Textural assemblage: How will the product behave during dismantling? Is it realistic to liberate a given component? What comminution strategy will be needed to achieve phase liberation? 5. Reserve estimation: What are the tonnages expected for this kind of product? Can selective collection be organised? 6. Homogeneity: What will the next generation of products look like? Should one expect strong differences in concentration, speciation, paragenesis, etc.? Will this kind of product be blended with others during collection? How will this impact on downstream recycling? Ecometallurgy, as introduced here, is essentially about establishing a dialogue with product designers and material scientists to make sure that, once unearthed, metals will remain easily and sustainably available for the future generations. Geologists and mineralogists, even though generally kept away from the synthetic materials, could greatly contribute to this progress by bringing their expertise in dealing with complex and variable orebodies of the future. [less ▲]

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See detailFrom Global Village to Nation-State. A Socio-Economic Approach of American ICT Firms
Geuens, Geoffrey ULg

Scientific conference (2010, May 18)

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See detailFrom grape to grape : novel stereoselective syntheses of chiral pyrethroids - synthesis of the most potent commercially available insecticides
Krief, Alain; Surleraux, Dominique; Dumont, Willy et al

in Pure & Applied Chemistry (1990), 62(7), 1311-1318

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See detailFrom hard to soft enforcement of EC Competition Law
Petit, Nicolas ULg; Rato, Miguel

Book published by Bruylant (2009)

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See detailFrom Hard to Soft Enforcement of EC Competition Law - A Bestiary of Sunshine Enforcement Instruments
Petit, Nicolas ULg; Rato, Miguel

in Alternative Enforcement Techniques in EC Competition Law (2008)

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See detailFrom health needs assessment to ergonomics actions. How to intitiate a participatory change process ?
Mairiaux, Philippe ULg; Müller, Michel; Vandoorne, Chantal ULg

(2000)

A health promotion process has been launched within a large Belgian university hospital. This presentation outlines the organisational background of the whole process and the rationale underlining the ... [more ▼]

A health promotion process has been launched within a large Belgian university hospital. This presentation outlines the organisational background of the whole process and the rationale underlining the choice of the methodologies used to survey the health needs of the health care workers and to define priorities. In order to elicit effective participation from the staff members, several questions have to be addressed in the transitional phase between problem situations assessment and ergonomic intervention : which channels use to disseminate the information about the survey results, what role for the top rnanagernent of the hospital and for the ergonomic experts, which support methodologies should be provided for initiating the change process? [less ▲]

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See detailFrom hepatopancreatic duct formation to b-cell regeneration in zebrafish
Manfroid, Isabelle ULg

Scientific conference (2013, March 21)

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See detailFROM HOUSTON WITH LOVE Part II - Portrait ROGER WOOD (dossier)
Sacré, Robert ULg

Article for general public (2012)

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See detailFrom Hydrology to Detailed Risk Analysis, a Consistent Micro-Scale Approach
Paulus, Raphaël ULg; Detrembleur, Sylvain ULg; Ernst, Julien et al

Speech (2009)

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See detailFrom hypermarkets to Shopping Centres : the peripheral Poles coming to light
Merenne-Schoumaker, Bernadette ULg

in Günter Heinritz (Ed.) The Attraction of retail Locations (1992)

Analysis of recent developments of commercial peripheral poles : results and underlying factors

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See detailFrom Information to Knowledge : Building EnCOrE Collaboratively
Colaux, Catherine ULg; Krief, Alain

Poster (2006, June)

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See detailFrom job strain to burnout: The role of job demands and workaholism in a longitudinal perspective.
Hansez, Isabelle ULg; Barbier, Marie; Demerouti, Eva

Conference (2011, May 25)

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See detailFrom Justification to phenomenology
Frère, Bruno ULg

Conference (2010)

The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the value of French pragmatist sociology as a post-Bourdieusian critical sociology. Against interpretations of justifications as cultural tool kits, we carve out ... [more ▼]

The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the value of French pragmatist sociology as a post-Bourdieusian critical sociology. Against interpretations of justifications as cultural tool kits, we carve out the framework’s phenomenological underpinnings in order to XXX. We suggest that the pragmatist notion of ‘grammar’ is useful to articulate the normative macro-elements that motivate local actions and justifications, while phenomenology helps us to understand those as expressions of fundamental ways of relating to the world [less ▲]

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See detailFrom landscape infrastructures to conservation biological control. Why the concept of functional diversity may be useful?
Hatt, Séverin ULg; Francis, Frédéric ULg

Scientific conference (2014, September 19)

Landscape infrastructures are numerous. They can be hedgerows, woodlands or wildflower strips. They are known to provide ecosystem services such as reducing soil erosion and nutrient leaching or support ... [more ▼]

Landscape infrastructures are numerous. They can be hedgerows, woodlands or wildflower strips. They are known to provide ecosystem services such as reducing soil erosion and nutrient leaching or support biodiversity conservation. They may also help to biologically control pests. But conclusions of research papers are not unanimous about the positive effect of wildflower strips to control pests in fields. The cause may be the type of flower mixes sown in fields. In this context, the concept of functional diversity may be useful to constitute flower mixes that better enhance biological control. [less ▲]

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See detailFrom lectin-histochemistry to pregnancy diagnosis by lectin-ELISA: applications of lectins for the characterisation of bovine pregnancy-associated glycoprotein.
Klisch, K.; Melo de Sousa, Noelita ULg; Beckers, Jean-François ULg et al

in Proceedings of the XXVIth Congress of the European Association of Veterinary Anatomists (2006)

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See detailFrom Life to Literature. Max Frisch’s Tagebücher
Letawe, Céline ULg

in Berwald, Olaf (Ed.) A Companion to the Works of Max Frisch (2013)

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See detailFrom living to controlled aluminium alkoxide mediated ring-opening polymerization of (di)lactones, a powerful tool for the macromolecular engineering of aliphatic polyesters
Mecerreyes, David; Jérôme, Robert ULg

in Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics (1999), 200(12), 2581-2590

The aluminium alkoxide mediated ring-opening polymerization of (di)lactones offers a great versatility to the point where the main situations covered by the definition of living and controlled ... [more ▼]

The aluminium alkoxide mediated ring-opening polymerization of (di)lactones offers a great versatility to the point where the main situations covered by the definition of living and controlled polymerizations can be illustrated. Furthermore, substitution of a coordination-insertion mechanism for the traditional anionic polymerization of these monomers results in species of lower reactivity and in a kinetic control of the polyaddition reaction. This control, combined with the use of Al alkoxides of different structures and functionalities, has opened the way to the macromolecular design of a family of biocompatible and biodegradable polyesters, e.g., controlled synthesis of telechelic polymers, block and graft copolymers, and polymers of various molecular architectures. These polymers can be used as such, or as building parts of more sophisticated polymeric assemblies. [less ▲]

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