Florenz Volkaert

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Florenz Volkaert
Contextual Research in Law (CORE)
Building B
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussels
Belgium

Florenz Volkaert (°1995) studied law at Ghent University (2018, summa cum laude) and obtained an LL.M/MSc. in Law and Economics (2018-2019, cum laude, receiving the award for best student) from the Universität Hamburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research as part of an Erasmus Mundus program. During his law studies in Ghent, he also spent a semester at the University of Waikato (New Zealand), where he won the Law of International Trade Prize for best essay.

As of November 2019, Florenz is a PhD Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), working on a project at Ghent University entitled “Embedding free trade. The regulation of international trade in Belgium (1860-1865). Commercial treaties, professionalization and power”, with Prof. Dr. Dirk Heirbaut (supervisor) and Prof. Dr. Frederik Dhondt (co-supervisor). Florenz has a broad interest in the history of international (economic) law, history of economic thought, (international) law & economics and empirical legal studies.

Topics: legal history, history of international law, history of economic thought, law & economics, network analysis

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