Luk Van Langenhove

Director of the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS)

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  • Luk Van Langenhove
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-CRIS
    OFFICE:
    UNU-CRIS Potterierei 72, 8000 Brugge, Belgium
    E-MAIL:
    lvanlangenhove@cris.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +32 50 47 11 00
    NATIONALITY:
    Belgium

    Research Interests

    • Regional Integration
    • Social sciences theory

    Education

    Ph.D., Psychology, Free University of Brussels

    Appointments

    Vice-President of the International Social Sciences Council Lecturer at the VUB, ULB and the College of Europe

    Biographical Statement

    Luk Van Langenhove (BE) is Director of the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) in Bruges and Representative of the Rector at UNESCO in Paris. Before he was Deputy Secretary-General of the Belgian Federal Ministry of Science Policy, Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Belgian Federal Minister of Science Policy and a researcher and lecturer at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). Since 2006 he is Vice-President of the International Social Sciences Council. He currently teaches at the VUB, ULB and the College of Europe.

    Professor Van Langenhove is a graduate of the Free University of Brussels and received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the same university.

    He has published widely on regional integration, social sciences theory, positioning theory and psychology. Recent books include People and Societies (Routledge, 2010), World-Regional Social Policy and Global Governance (with Deacon, Yeates and Macovei, Routledge, 2010).

    He is the author of Innovating the Social Sciences (2007), De Benelux: Tijd voor een Wedergeboorte? (with Wouters et al., 2006), Positioning Theory (with Harré, 1998). He is also the editor of The EU as a Global Player: The Politics of Interregionalism (with Söderbaum, 2006), Global Politics of Regionalism: Theory and Practice (with Farrell and Hettne, 2005), Integrating Africa: Perspectives on Regional Integration and Development (with Van Ginkel and Court, 2003).

  • Peer-reviewed Books

    • People and Societies: Rom Harré and Designing the Social Sciences
      By: Luk Van Langenhove (ed.)
    • World-Regional Social Policy and Global Governance
      By: Bob Deacon, Maria Cristina Macovei, Luk Van Langenhove and Nicola Yeates (eds)
    • Innovating the Social Sciences
      By: Luk van Langenhove
      Passagen, Vienna, Series: Social Science Perspectives, ISBN: 9783851657487, 328 pages
      2007
    • The EU as a Global Player By: Fredrik Söderbaum and Luk Van Langenhove (eds). Routledge, London ISBN: 978-0-415-46390-4
      256 pages 2007
    • De BENELUX: Tijd voor een Wedergeboorte? By: Jan Wouters, Luk Van Langenhove, et. al. Intersentia, Antwerpen – Oxford ISBN: 90-5095-633-5
      279 pages 2006
    • Integrating Africa : Perspectives on Regional Integration and Development
      By: Hans van Ginkel, Julius Court and Luk van Langenhove (Eds.) United Nations University Press 2003
    • Global Politics of Regionalism: Theory and Practice, By: Mary Farrell, Bjorn Hettne and Luk Van Langenhove (eds.) Pluto Press, ISBN: 074532262X
      336 pages, 2005

    Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • W-2003/5: The Meaning of Regional Integration: Introducing Positioning Theory in Regional Integration Studies
      By: Slocum Nikki and Luk Van Langenhove
      Journal of European Integration, 26 (3), 227-252, 2004
    • W-2003/5: The Meaning of Regional Integration: Introducing Positioning Theory in Regional Integration Studies
      By: Slocum Nikki and Luk Van Langenhove
      Journal of European Integration, 26 (3), 227-252, 2004
    • The Problem of Comparison in Comparative Regionalism by Philippe De Lombaerde, Fredrik Söderbaum, Luk Van Langenhove and Francis Baert
      De Lombaerde Philippe, Fredrik Söderbaum, Luk Van Langenhove and Francis Baert (2010), “The Problem of Comparison in Comparative Regionalism”, Review of International Studies, 36: 731-753.
    • The Problem of Comparison in Comparative Regionalism By: Philippe De Lombaerde, Fredrik Söderbaum, Luk Van Langenhove and Francis Baert
      Jean Monnet/Robert Schuman Paper Series, vol.9, Nr. 7, EUCE, University of Miami
    • De proliferatie van regionale integratie en het unieke karakter van de EU als wetenschappelijk probleem
      By: Luk Van Langenhove in: Res Publica, 2009, 51(2):217-236
    • Nieuw Veiligheidspartnerschap in de maak: Verenigde Naties en regionale organisaties
      By: Francis Baert and Luk Van Langenhove
      in: Internationale Spectator, 2008, vol. 62, nr. 6, pp.349-354.
    • The Lisbon Treaty and the Emergence of Third Generation Regional Integration
      By: Luk Van Langenhove and Daniele Marchesi in: Jean Monnet/Robert Schuman Paper Series, 2008, 8(9)
    • The Lisbon Treaty and the Emergence of Third Generation Regional Integration By: Luk Van Langenhove and Daniele Marchesi
      in: European Journal of Law Reform, 2008, X(4): 595-614
    • Power to the Regions, but not yet Farewell to the Nation State, By: Luk Van Langenhove, in Europe’s World, Spring, pp. 113-115, 2008
    • Over de Verenigde Naties, regio’s en Europa By: Luk Van Langenhove
      in De Sleutelbrug, april-mei-juni (deel 2), 2007
    • Regional Integration, Poverty and Social Policy By: Philippe De Lombaerde and Luk Van Langenhove
      in Global Social Policy, 7 (3): 377-383, 2007
    • De EU, België, Vlaanderen en de VN: Van een wereld van staten naar een wereld van regio’s By: Luk Van Langenhove
      in Wereldbeeld, 31(5), 18-21, 2007
    • Van een wereld van staten naar een wereld van regio’s By: Luk Van Langenhove
      in EWI-Review, October: 18-20, 2007
    • Over de Verenigde Naties, regio’s en Europa By: Luk Van Langenhove
      in De Sleutelbrug, januari – februari – maart (deel 1), 2007
    • Over de Verenigde Naties, regio’s en Europa, By: Luk Van Langenhove
      in: De Sleutelbrug, April-May-June 2007 (deel 2)
    • The EU’s Preference for Multilateralism: An Assessment of EU/UN Relations
      By: Luk Van Langenhove, Isabella Torta and Tânia Felício in Eyes on Europe, 58-59, Winter, 2006
    • België in de Veiligheidsraad: Europa als prioriteit By: Luk Van Langenhove and Edith Drieskens
      in Samenleving en Politiek, nr. 10, jaargang 13, December, pp. 35-38, 2006
    • Enhancing Global Governance Through Regional Integration
      By: Ramesh Thakur and Luk Van Langenhove
      in Global Governance, Vol. 12, No. 3, July, September, pp. 233-240, 2006
    • De EU, België, Vlaanderen en de VN: Wat België kan doen in de Veiligheidsraad
      By: Luk Van Langenhove in Wereldbeeld, Jaargang 30, nr. 136, 2006
    • Werken bij de Verenigde Naties? By: Luk Van Langenhove In: Werk en Wereld, Vacature, 14 January 2006.
    • From Multilateralism to Multiregionalism. What Role for Regional Integration in Global Governance?
      By: Luk Van Langenhove and Ana-Cristina Costea in Romanian Journal of International and Regional Studies, Vol. 1, 1-2/2005, 2005
    • The EU as a Global Actor and the Dynamics of Interregionalism: A Comparative Analysis, By: Fredrik Söderbaum, Patrik Stalgren and Luk Van Langenhove in Journal of European Integration, Vol. 27, No. 3, 365-380, September, 2005
    • Rethinking the Social Sciences : Initiatives from Multilateral Organisations, By: Van Langenhove Luk
      in Koen Verlaeckt & Virginia Vitorino (Eds.), Unity and Diversity : The Contribution of the Social Sciences and the Humanities to the European Research Area, Brussels, EUR 20484, 22-27, 2002
    • Article: Introduction: The EU as a Global Actor and the Role of Interregionalism
      By: Fredrik Söderbaum and Luk Van Langenhove
      in Journal of European Integration, Routledge, Vol. 27, No. 3, 249-262, 2005
    • Towards a Regional World Order
      By: Luk Van Langenhove
      in Romanian Journal of International and Regional Studies, Vol. 1, 1-2/2005, Bucharest, 2005
    • Europa kan VN de weg tonen By: Luk Van Langenhove Opiniestuk, De Tijd (21 september), 2005
    • De VN op een kruispunt By: Luk Van Langenhove
      Van Langenhove, Luk (2005). “De VN op een kruispunt”, Wereldbeeld, Tijdschrift voor de VN, jaargang 29, nr. 132, 2005/5.
    • L’Europe attend la France, By: Luk Van Langenhove
      Van Langenhove, Luk, “L’Europe attend la France”, co-signer of the “summon” of J. Habermas and U. Eco, published in Le Soir, 26 May 2005 and in Le Figaro, 28 May 2005.
    • W-2003/5: The Meaning of Regional Integration: Introducing Positioning Theory in Regional Integration Studies
      By: Slocum Nikki and Luk Van Langenhove
      Journal of European Integration, 26 (3), 227-252, 2004

    Technical Papers, Policy Briefs, etc

    • GARNET Policy Brief: The Regional Dimension of Human Security. Lessons from the European Union and Other Regional Organisations By: Luk Van Langenhove, Antonio Vigilante, Emmanuel Fanta et al. Number 9, October 2009
    • Vlaanderen en de Benelux: Elementen voor een Toekomstvisie
      By: Jan Wouters, Luk Van Langenhove, Maarten Vidal, Philippe De Lombaerde et. al.
      Working Paper, Instituut voor Internationaal Recht, KUL, No. 101, 2006
    • Indicators of Regional Integration: Methodological issues
      By: Philippe De Lombaerde and Luk Van Langenhove
      IIIS Discussion Paper, No. 64, 2005

    Other Publications (Conference Proceedings, etc)

    • Egmont Paper no. 36: The EU as a Global Actor in a Multipolar World and Multilateral 2.0. Environment
      By: Luk Van Langenhove
    • ILO Discussion Paper 188: Deepening the Social Dimensions of Regional Integration
      By: Francis Baert, Frédérique Channac, Philippe De Lombaerde, Brigid Gavin, et. al.
    • Regional Integration, Decent Work and Labour and Social Policies in West and Southern Africa
      By: B. Deacon, K. Van Hoestenberghe, Ph. De Lombaerde and M.-C. Macovei, Project Report for ILO-ITC by UNU-CRIS, 2008
    • O-2006/24: Vlaanderen en de Benelux: Elementen voor een toekomstvisie
      By: Jan Wouters et al. Luk Van Langenhove, Jan Wouters, Wouter De Vriendt, Maarten Vidal, Philippe De Lombaerde, Ana-Cristina Costea and Inge Janssen
    • O-2006/21: The EU’s Preferences for Multilateralism; A SWOT Analysis of EU/UN Relations
      By: Luk Van Langenhove, Isabella Torta and Tania Felicio
    • O-2006/13: Social Dimensions of Regional Integration – A High Level Symposium: Conclusions
      By: Bob Deacon, Nicola Yeates and Luk Van Langenhove
    • O-2006/5: The Ascent of Regional Integration
      By: Luk Van Langenhove, Isabella Torta and Ana-Cristina Costea
    • O-2005/15: Regionalism as a Political Vision – Possibilities and Limits of the Global Approach to the Issues of Regional Integration
      By: Luk Van Langenhove
    • O-2005/14: The EU as a Global Actor and the Emergence of ‘Third Generation’ Regionalism
      By: Luk Van Langenhove and Ana-Cristina Costea
    • O-2005/13: Inter-regionalism and the Future of Multilateralism
      By: Luk Van Langenhove and Ana-Cristina Costea
    • Inter-Regionalism and the Future of Multilateralism
      By: Van Langenhove Luk and Ana-Cristina Costea, Paper presented at the SGIR Conference, Maastricht (9-11 September), 2004
    • Towards a New Vision of Global Security, By: Van Langenhove Luk and Kennedy Graham
    • Regional Security and Global Governance: A Study of Interaction between Regional Agencies and the UN Security Council
      By: Van Langenhove Luk and Kennedy Graham
      United Nations, New York (21 January), 2004
    • O-2004/4: Regional Integration and Global Governance
      By: Luk Van Langenhove
    • W-2003/5: The Meaning of Regional Integration : Introducing Positioning Theory in Regional Integration Studies
      By: Nikki Slocum and Luk Van Langenhove
    • Europese Unie moet wereldregio’s op VN-kaart zetten, By: Van Langenhove Luk
    • Frans-Duitse As is niet alleenzaligmakend, By: Van Langenhove Luk
      in De Standaard, Commentaar en Opinies, 29 January 2003, 2003
    • O-2004/4: Regional Integration and Global Governance, By: Van Langenhove Luk in UNU Nexions,Point of View, UNU Press, 2003
    • Naar een Regionale Wereldorde als Antwoord op de Globalisering?, By: Van Langenhove Luk
      in VVN Berichten, nr. 118-199, 9, 2003
    • Tijd, Interdisciplinariteit en Toekomst van de Universiteit : een emailconversatie, By: Burgelman Jean Claude and Luk Van Langenhove
      in M. Cools et ali (Eds.), Ceci n’est pas un juriste. Liber Amicorum Bart De Schutter. Brussel, VUB Press, 83-93, 2003
    • Integration Speak: Introducing Positioning Theory in Regional Integration Studies
      By: Slocum Nikki and Luk Van Langenhove
      in The Self and Others : Positioning Individuals and Groups in Personal Political and Cultural ContextsU.S.A., Praeger/Greenwood, 2003
    • Introduction and Context
      By: van Ginkel Hans and Luk Van Langenhove
      in Hans van Ginkel, Julius Court and Luk Van Langenhove (Eds.), Integrating Africa : Perspectives on Regional Integration and Development, UNU Press, 1-9, 2003
    • W-2003/1: Theorising Regionhood
      By: Luk Van Langenhove
    • O-2004/15: Indicators of Regional Integration: Conceptual and Methodological Issues
      By: Philippe De Lombaerde & Luk Van Langenhove
    • O-2004/8: Regionalising Human Security in Africa
      By: Luk Van Langenhove
    • O-2004/5: From Multilateralism to Multiregionalism. What Role for Regional Integration in Global Governance
      By: Luk Van Langenhove, Ana-Cristina Costea and Brigid Gavin
    • Enkele slotbeschouwingen over de samenwerking tussen de federale overheid en de Gemeenschappen en Gewesten By: Van Langenhove Luk
      Yvan Vandenberghe, David Criekemans & Maarten Van Alstein (eds.), in: Verslag der Werkzaamheden n.a.v. het colloquium Het Vlaams Buitenlands Beleid en De Belgische Federatie (1993-2003): Beleidskader, Praktijk en Toekomst, 44-45, 2004
    • De Europese Unie en de Verenigde Naties: Samen Sterk? By: Van Langenhove Luk Wereldbeeld. Tijdschrift voor de Verenigde Naties, 2004/2, 23-24, 2004
    • Theorising Theoretical Psychology By: Van Langenhove Luk
      Bookreview of André Kukla’s Methods of Theoretical Psychology, Theory and Psychology, 15 (1), 2004
    • Europese Unie moet wereldregio’s op VN-kaart zetten, By: Van Langenhove Luk De Tijd, 30 January, 2, 2004
    • Towards a Regional World Order, By: Van Langenhove Luk in UN Chronicle Online Edition, Vol. XLI, no. 3 (http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2004/issue3/0304p12.asp), 2004