Manifest disproportionality as a review criterion in the case law of the Belgian Constitutional Court Ghent University
The Constitutional Court often adopts as a standard that it will only find the legal norms it adjudicates unconstitutional when they contain U+201CmanifestlyU+201D disproportionate policy measures. In this project, I propose to investigate, based on international theory and the case law of the Court, what this deferential attitude precisely means and under which conditions the Court (legitimately) relies on it.
Contribution to the formulation of a project of Human Rights promotion in Palestine. University of Antwerp
Sabbatical 2018-2019 Prof. Christiane Stallaert. University of Antwerp
Human rights accountability implications of mobilizing private actors for public objectives: a study of multi-stakeholder partnerships in education in the post-2015 development era. University of Antwerp
BECAREFUL: BEst interests interpretation in Child Abduction cases: an exploration into REsolving Fragmentation Under different international Legal regimes. University of Antwerp
Privacy, ethical regulatory and social no-gate crossing point solutions acceptance. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Sustainable development and human rights law (SUSTLAW). University of Antwerp
Sabbatical - Wouter Vandenhole University of Antwerp
Popular Culture on Trial: European Human Rights as Agents of Cultural Change or Preservation? KU Leuven
Cultural traditions (such as Zwarte Piet, Epiphany) and elements of popular culture ( Tintin, the Smurfs, public advertising) are growingly contested on account of the discriminatory stereotypes (in terms of racism, sexism, ...) they may spread and possibly confirm. The research will critically assess how complaints about these traditions and cultural elements are dealt with in various European States, both in courts and in the societal ...