Master in Political Science/International relations
Vincent Chapaux holds a Master in Political Science/International relations (magna cum laude, ULB, 2002), a DES (LL.M. equivalent) in international law (Magna cum Laude, ULB, 2004) a DEA in Political Sciences (magna cum laude, ULB, 2007) and a Ph.D. in Political Sciences/international relations (ULB, 2011). Vincent has spent two research stays abroad. One at the New York University School of Law on a Fulbright Grant (2012-2013) and one at the Université du Québec à Montréal (2013). He is currently lecturer (chargé de cours) at the Law Faculty and teaches International dispute settlement (Règlement des différents internationaux – 4 ECTS) and General Theory of Public International Law (Théorie générale du droit international public – 5 ECTS).
I – Research topics
Vincent is specialized both in international law and international relations. In international law, Vincent’s main areas of expertise are Theory of International Law, the Decolonization of Western Sahara and International Animal Law. In international relations, Vincent specialized in the sociology of International relations. His Ph.D. thesis “How to rule with ideas – study of the notion of Failed State” focused on the discursive construction of the otherness. Other works include bourdieusian studies of the persistence of the western domination in international relations. Vincent also runs a blog on international animal law called InternationAnimals.