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 upcoming Summer School on Environmental Changes and Migration (4-8 September 2018, Liège)



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: Non classé|

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: Non classé|

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: Non classé|

Announcing the launch of our new project “MAGYC”

Version française ci-dessous MAGYC : An Important ‘Horizon 2020’ Project on European Migration Policies The Hugo Observatory at the University of Liège (Belgium) has just secured funding from the European Commission for an important research project [...]

July 17th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

Statement on the passing of Barbara Harrell-Bond

It is with extreme sadness that we heard the news about Barbara Harrell-Bond's passing last week, on July 11 2018. She was an exceptional woman, a pioneer in refugee studies and fearless advocate for refugee [...]

July 17th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|

Extension of the application deadline for the upcoming EDGE Summer School

The call for applications for the EDGE Summer School on Environmental Changes and Migration, set to take place between the 4-8 September 2018 in Liège, has been extended until 14 June 2018. Do not miss [...]

June 6th, 2018|Categories: Non classé|