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See detailLegal mobilisation and environmental activism in Wallonia (Belgium): where is Environmental Justice?
Lejeune, Zoé ULg

Conference (2013, September 07)

Environmental justice (EJ) is an important field of research in the USA (Mohai and Bryant 1992, Schlosberg 1999, Bullard 2000, Pellow 2000, Agyeman 2002, Kurtz 2003, Holifield 2009) as well as a framework ... [more ▼]

Environmental justice (EJ) is an important field of research in the USA (Mohai and Bryant 1992, Schlosberg 1999, Bullard 2000, Pellow 2000, Agyeman 2002, Kurtz 2003, Holifield 2009) as well as a framework for grassroots movements and activists who seek to defend their rights to a healthy environment. Environmental inequalities, as they are commonly called in Europe (Emelianoff 2006, Cornut, Bauler et al. 2007, Walker and Eames 2008, Faburel 2012, Walker 2012), are a growing field of research but they are not seen as a specific frame for action and collective mobilisation in Belgium. The use of legal mobilisation as a strategy to fight environmental inequalities in Wallonia (Belgium) is discussed in this paper. I propose to examine access to justice in the field of environmental protection and to link it to considerations in terms of environmental justice, that is to say cases in which groups see themselves as victims of a disproportionate burden of environmental bads (such as exposure to pollution, vicinity to industrial plants, or waste dumps). This paper explores (1) how environmental NGOs and activists can mobilise the law to denounce environmental conflicts and inequalities providing insights into an environmental inequalities perspective on access to justice in Belgium. It also offers an innovative approach to environmental inequalities and justice in Belgium (2) by asking: how is EJ conceived and integrated in environmental research and litigation? Starting on the premise of a weak literature and scholarship on environmental inequalities, I will propose some new avenues for research on these topics in Belgium. For this paper, empirical evidence is based, on the one hand, on legal texts and litigation in Belgium and, on the other hand, on open-ended interviews with stakeholders in Wallonia – main political parties, environmental NGOs, legal practitioners, trade unions, and public institutions. [less ▲]

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See detailLegal Mobilization against Workplace Discrimination in Belgium and Sweden: Transnationalism and Convergence in Internal Decision-Making?
Lejeune, Aude ULg

Conference (2013, March 13)

Some scholarly works on legal mobilization have highlighted the diffusion of litigious policies to address social problems in Europe, considering that a rights’ revolution was underway; others have ... [more ▼]

Some scholarly works on legal mobilization have highlighted the diffusion of litigious policies to address social problems in Europe, considering that a rights’ revolution was underway; others have identified sources of resistance to the diffusion of the mobilization of the courts as a mechanism for promotion of rights in Europe. European national agencies for equality, created in the 2000s to address discrimination issues, use litigation to produce social change, both at national and supranational levels. Their strategies, if not new, may tend to redefine legal mobilization against unlawful treatment in the workplace in Europe. In this paper, I analyze how the Belgian and the Swedish equality agencies select the cases they bring to court. How and according to which criteria do they choose, among the complaints they receive, the ones which are relevant for litigation? Although litigation policy at the organizational level has been studied in scholarly works, only a few scholars have examined how European networks influence the internal decision-making. How does Equinet, the European network of equality agencies, promote common frames of interpreting and addressing discrimination in the workplace among European countries? Referring to recent works on social structure and individual actor agency, this contribution aims to highlight organizations’ constraints and resources within different legal regimes, current anti-discrimination policies and legal culture. More broadly, this contribution aims to call into question the processes of transnationalisation and policy transfer from one country to another within the European Union. [less ▲]

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See detailLegal mobilization in comparative perspective: workplace discrimination and access to domestic labor court in Sweden and Belgium
Lejeune, Aude ULg

Conference (2015)

Some scholarly works on legal mobilization have highlighted the diffusion of litigious policies to address social problems in Europe, considering that a rights’ revolution was underway. While many of ... [more ▼]

Some scholarly works on legal mobilization have highlighted the diffusion of litigious policies to address social problems in Europe, considering that a rights’ revolution was underway. While many of these studies have examined the diffusion of litigious policy at European level or in the United Kingdom, I suggest paying attention to Belgium and Sweden, two countries that have been under-examined by the socio-legal literature. Focusing on the implementation of anti- discrimination policy and norms, this paper explores the litigious activity of national equality agencies in the domestic labor court. The analysis of organizations’ litigious policy in Continental Europe invites to integrate another variable to the analysis of the structure of legal opportunities: the relationship between the State and interests groups. I suggest here that labor unions shape the access to labor courts by equality agencies in each national setting. This contribution aims to highlight equality agencies’ structure and agency within different labor contexts, current anti- discrimination policies and legal culture. It relies on open-ended interviews conducted with lawyers from equality agencies and labor unions in Belgium and Sweden. More broadly, this contribution examines the processes of policy implementation of European directive within member states. [less ▲]

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See detailLegal presumptions in abuse regulation: (where) do EU and U.S. antitrust approaches meet?
Van Cleynenbreugel, Pieter ULg

Scientific conference (2015, May 22)

Both EU and U.S. law prohibit - in some way or another - the abuse of a dominant economic position as part of their competition law framework. In establishing dominance and abusive behaviour, they ... [more ▼]

Both EU and U.S. law prohibit - in some way or another - the abuse of a dominant economic position as part of their competition law framework. In establishing dominance and abusive behaviour, they essentially rely on economic assumptions and legal presumptions. In this presentation, I dissected the presumptions and conceptualised their role within the competition law legal framework of both jurisdictions. [less ▲]

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See detailLa légalité de la preuve confrontée au droit à la vie privée du salarié
Kefer, Fabienne ULg

in de Leval, Georges (Ed.) La preuve et la difficile quête de la vérité judiciaire (2011)

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See detailLa légalité de la preuve confrontée au droit à la vie privée du salarié
Kefer, Fabienne ULg

in Verdussen, Marc; Joassart, Pierre (Eds.) La vie privée au travail (2011)

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See detailUne légation au coeur des réseaux de la Monarchie de Philippe II. La légation des Pays-Bas espagnols et de la Franche-Comté près le Saint-Siège au temps de l'agent Laurent du Blioul (1573-1598)
Regibeau, Julien ULg

in Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Histoire (2014), 92(2),

The Southern Netherlands and Franche-Comté Legation to the Holy See at the time of agent Laurent du Blioul (1573-1598) has never truly received interest from the historians. Most probably this is due to ... [more ▼]

The Southern Netherlands and Franche-Comté Legation to the Holy See at the time of agent Laurent du Blioul (1573-1598) has never truly received interest from the historians. Most probably this is due to its apparent lack of stature. Indeed, at that time, it is subjected to Philippe II’s ambassador to Rome, and the freedom and flexibility allowed to its agent seems very limited. In this paper, this institution is studied under a socio-political perspective to point out the place that it would take up within the Monarchía’s romans networks of power. It appears from this research work that the legation is far to be marginalised. Quite at the opposite, the legation is able to use, maintain and increase the royalty influence on the city. Knowing how to use efficiently the many available exogenous resources, the institution does not appear anymore like an image of the Southern Netherlands diplomatic decline. On the contrary, it find its own place in thePhilippe II’s logic about composite Monarchy incorporation. [less ▲]

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See detailLa légation des Pays-Bas en cour de Rome au temps de l’agent Laurent du Blioul (1573-1598): Une légation au cœur des réseaux de la monarchie de Philippe II
Regibeau, Julien ULg

in Actes du neuvième congrès de l'Association des Cercles francophones d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Belgique (2016, August)

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See detailLa légende d'Isis et de Rê conservée sur le P. Turin 1993
Sojic, Nathalie ULg

Conference (2013, December 04)

The Story of Isis and Ra is a text famous in the world of Egyptology, since its publication by Pleyte and Rossi in the Catalogue des papyrus de Turin at the end of the nineteenth century. Although it has ... [more ▼]

The Story of Isis and Ra is a text famous in the world of Egyptology, since its publication by Pleyte and Rossi in the Catalogue des papyrus de Turin at the end of the nineteenth century. Although it has been translated many times, this text has however never received a full philological treatment and several problems remain hitherto unsolved. In my paper I will first present P. Turin 1993, its text and the parallel sources. I well then contextualise the text within the broader frame of Egyptian magic during the New Kingdom. The second part of my paper will be devoted to an analysis of the document, of its text and of the sources, stressing the contribution of such a study to the general issue of text composition, conservation and transmission in ancient Egypt. [less ▲]

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See detailLégende de la Carte Numérique des Sols de Wallonie - version 2
Bah, Boubacar Billo ULg; Legrain, Xavier ULg; Engels, Patrick ULg et al

Book published by Unité de Science du Sol - GxABT - ULg - 2ème éd. revue et corrigée (2007)

Cette synthèse commente la structure et le contenu de la légende de la Carte Numérique des Sols de Wallonie (CNSW), réalisée dans le cadre du Projet de Cartographie Numérique des Sols de Wallonie (PCNSW).

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See detailLegendre, Pierre: Gott im Spiegel. Untersuchung zur Institution der Bilder
Hackbarth, Sabine ULg

Book published by Turia + Kant (2011)

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See detailLegendre, Pierre: Über die Gesellschaft als Text. Grundzüge einer dogmatischen Anthropologie
Hackbarth, Sabine ULg

Book published by Turia + Kant (2012)

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See detailLegendre, Pierre: Vom Imperativ der Interpretation
Hackbarth, Sabine ULg

Book published by Turia + Kant (2010)

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See detailLegendre, Pierre: „Der dogmatische Wert des Ästhetischen”
Hackbarth, Sabine ULg

in Zeitschrift für Interkulturelle Germanistik (2012), 1/2012

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