Koen De Feyter holds Belgian chair at the University of London in 2019The Belgian Chair at the University of London is a charity set up in 1930 and is funded by a donation which is administered by the Belgian Embassy in London. Its aim is to promote exchanges between Belgian and British academic circles and to represent the Belgian scientific world abroad.
For 2019, the Trusties of the Chair, upon a recommendation by the VLIR, appointed Koen De Feyter, Professor in public international law - Research Group on Law and Development at the University of Antwerp as the Belgian Chair holder.
His British host is the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context at Queen Mary, the University of London.
Professor De Feyter delivers a Master Class on Human Rights and Globalisation (14-24 June 2019).
Find more information on the Inaugural Lecture entitled 'Human Rights: Navigating between the Global and the Local' .