Prof. Serge JAUMAIN

Serge Jaumain is full Professor of Belgian and North American history at the Université Libre de Bruxelles where he is co-director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of the Americas (AmericaS) and the Brussels Institute for Advanced Studies (BrIAS). His research focuses mainly on the evolution of mass retailing in Europe since the 19th
century, the tourism history and the history of Francophone immigration in North America. He has written or edited some thirty books and the first trilingual (French/Dutch/English) MOOC on the Brussels-Capital Region entitled “Brussels Decoded”

Former Vice-Rector for international relations at ULB (2006-2016) Serge Jaumain  s today Advisor of his Rector for Development Cooperation, President of the NGO ULB-Cooperation and President of the International Scientific Council of the AUF (Agence universitaire de la francophonie)

Former president of the International Council for Canadian Studies and of the International Association for Quebec Studies, he is a member of the scientific committee of the Institut des Amériques (Paris) and of eight international journals related to Canada and the Americas. He has received various distinctions, including the Governor General’s International Award of Canada and the Insigne du mérite de la Faculté des Arts de l’Université de Montréal.

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Steering Committee

Prof. Serge JAUMAIN

Advisor to the Rector for Development Cooperation, ULB

Université libre de Bruxelles