The ad personam Jean Monnet Chair
The ad personam Jean Monnet Chair awarded to Prof. Rene Leboutte in 2009 aims to support teaching and research in contemporary European history using new information technologies. It seeks to strengthen links with European institutions, in particular the European Parliament Archive and Documentation Centre (CARDOC), the archives of the European Investment Bank and the Virtual Centre for Knowledge about Europe (CVCE).
The UNESCO Chair in Human Rights
The UNESCO Chair in Human Rights was awarded to Prof. Jean-Paul Lehners in 2011. Its aim is to promote research, teaching and documentation on human rights. With its Chairs, UNESCO seeks to raise awareness about its work and objectives within universities. It also aims to encourage exchanges between academics and increase the involvement of universities from the Southern Hemisphere within the international scientific community.
Pearl Chair on Social Inequality
The Chair on Social Inequality is held by Prof. Dr. Louis Chauvel and Prof. Dr. Conchita D'Ambrosio from the Integrative Research Unit on Social and Individual Development (INSIDE). They examine social inequality within a Luxembourg, European and International context. The PEARL Chair is funded by the Fonds national de la Recherche Luxembourg (FNR).
Chair in Social Business and Social Management
The Chair in Social Business and Social Management has been established by the City of Esch-sur-Alzette to identify new opportunities for the social and economic development of the South of Luxembourg and to stimulate the creation of new social business models. The chair is based at the Integrative Research Unit on Social and Individual Development (INSIDE).
Chair of Legislative Studies
The Chair of Legislative Studies funded by the Chambre des Députés du Luxembourg is held by Philippe Poirer, lecturer in political science. The chair mainly supports research activities in the domains of democracy, legislation and comparable politics in Europe. Research activities include European governance at the national and European level, Parliament and citizen participation, referenda and petitions, code of conduct, status of the elected bodies, and Europeanisation of the organizational norms of democracy, the election process and parliamentarianism, ethics and science.
More information: www.chaireparlementaire.eu