Editors - Labour Law and Industrial Relations
Prof. Roger BLANPAIN
Is professor emeritus of the Faculty of Laws of the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Florida, Georgia (USA), Insead (France), Kentucky, Michigan (USA), Paris (France), Sophia (Japan), the Universities of Hasselt and KUBrussel, Belgium and the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands; and is a member of the Flemish Royal Academy (1992-).
He has been Dean of the Leuven Faculty of Laws (1984-1988), is Past President of the International Industrial Relations Association (now ILERA) (1986-1989), and has been a member of the Belgian Senate (1987-1989). He is a doctor honoris causa of the University of Szeged, Hungary (1997). He is also Past-President of the International Society of Labour and Social Security Law.
Professor Blanpain is also the editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Labour Law and Industrial Relations (since 1975) and general editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws ( more than 1300 collaborators worldwide), the Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations and of the book Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Industrialised Market Economies (12th ed. 2014).
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Prof. Frank HENDRICKX
Prof. Dr. Frank Hendrickx obtained his law degree (1992) as well as a baccalaureate in philosophy at the University of Leuven (Belgium). In 1997, he obtained an LL.M. from the London School of Economics (United Kingdom). He obtained his doctorate degree at the University of Leuven in 1999. Between 1994 and 2000 he worked as an attorney at the Antwerp and Brussels Bar. He is currently professor of labour law at the Law Faculty of the University of Leuven (Belgium). He holds a part-time Chair in European labour law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) and has been a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2008).
Frank Hendrickx specializes in European and comparative labour law, employment privacy law and sports law. He is General Editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws, Editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Labour Law and Industrial Relatoins, and Editor-in-chief of the European Labour Law Journal. He is member of the board of the Belgian Association for Labour Law and Social Security Law, the Belgian Association for Industrial Relations. He has published numerous articles and books and regularly advises national and international governmental institutions as well as private organisations in the areas of labour law and sports law.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
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