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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New project in our portfolio: Migration, Transformation and Sustainability

We are delighted to announce that we will soon be adding a new research project to our portfolio, having recently secured funding from NORFACE and the Belmont Forum as part of the "Transformations to Sustainability" [...]

April 29th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

Our first MIGRADAPT project newsletter is out!

The MIGRADAPT consortium is glad to announce that the first edition of the MIGRADAPT project newsletter is out! Download Newsletter: in English / en Français MIGRADAPT is a BELSPO-funded project which looks at the role [...]

April 24th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

Call for Applications open for the 2018 EDGE Summer School in Liège

We are pleased to announce that the call for applications is now open for the EDGE Summer School which will take place between the 4-8 September 2018 in Liège, Belgium. After successful editions in Paris [...]

April 20th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

The Special Issue of the Journal of International Relations on environmental diplomacy and geopolitics is out

The Special issue of the Journal of International Relations on Problematics of Environmental Diplomacy and Geopolitics is out! Download it HERE. This special issue is published by the Faculty of International Relations of the University of [...]

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

2018 AAG Annual Meeting EDGE Panel in New Orleans

On 11 April 2018, the Hugo Observatory chaired a panel on “Politics of environmental changes: mapping the interactions between migration, territories and natural resources” at the New Orleans American Association of Geographers (AAG)’s [...]

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

Hugo Observatory Director appointed as lead author for the IPCC’s 6th Assessment Report

(English) The Hugo Observatory is glad to announce that its Director, François Gemenne, has been selected to be a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's forthcoming 6th Assessment Report (AR6). He will [...]

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|