The Hugo Observatory

The Hugo Observatory is a first-of-its-kind research structure at the University of Liège, dedicated specifically to the study of environmental changes and migration. It was launched on the 3rd of November 2016 at the Hugo Conference 2016.

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Learn more about our  Summer School on Environmental Changes and Migration (4-8 September 2018, Liège)



We are hiring! (again)

Post-doc position for the MAGYC project The Hugo Observatory is seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of Post-doctoral Researcher in the framework of the MAGYC project. MAGYC stands for ‘Migration Governance and Asylum Crises’ [...]

October 26th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|

Prof. Roger Zetter to be hosted by ULg as third rotating Chair in Environmental Diplomacy (EDGE project)

Prof. Roger Zetter Download our announcement (and Prof. Zetter's biography): English / Français   The Hugo Observatory will host Professor Roger Zetter (University of Oxford, UK) in Liège for a series of lectures on [...]

September 30th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|

Welcoming Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives

Last week, the Hugo Observatory had the privilege to host the former President of Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, at the University of Liège, less than one year after his first visit to Liège during the Hugo [...]

September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Event|

Register for the upcoming EDGE Annual Conference on “Digitalization and Smart Green (R)evolution” in Bratislava

The EDGE partners are happy to invite you to the third and final annual conference organized under the EDGE project entitled "Digitalization and Smart Green (R)evolution" which will be organized by the University of Economics [...]

August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Announcement|

Dr. Alex De Sherbinin (Columbia University) announced as the new EDGE Chair on Environmental Diplomacy

It is a huge honor for the EDGE team to welcome Dr. Alex De Sherbinin as the new scientific Chair of the EDGE project. He will, among others, attend the EDGE Summer School at the [...]

August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Announcement|

Pascal Brice (DG of OFPRA) to deliver a public talk during the upcoming EDGE Summer School

Thrilled to announce that Pascal Brice, Director General of OFPRA (the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons), will deliver a talk on the state of asylum in Europe on the opening [...]

July 27th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|