Isabelle Ferreras


Scientific Societies

Académie royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique (Royal Academy of Belgium):

2021-2022: President of the Royal Academy of Belgium (Académie royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique)

2021-2022: Elected Director of the Class Technology and Society on November 14, 2020, for the years 2021 and 2022

2020-ongoing, Member of the Working Group on Rethinking Corporate Governance including Véronique Cabiaux (coordinator), Jean-Pierre Hansen, Xavier Dieux, Dominique Méda, and non-Academy members: Elise Dermine, Jacques Crahay.

2019-ongoingAcademic coordinator of the « Chaire SFPI » at the Royal Academy of Belgium

Elected full member on March 25, 2017, member of the Class Technology and Society.

Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (

From 2019 on, Ferreras has launched with Gerhard Schnyder, Imran Chowdhury, Anna Skarpelis a new initiative featuring 2 panels at the SASE annual meeting “Social Sciences for Real Life” with large attendance numbers (250 people). 2019: NYC, 2020: Amsterdam (switched online due to covid pandemic), 2021: online (due to covid pandemic).

From 2017 on, Isabelle Ferreras has co-organized with CRIMT fellow associates a new research network inside SASE: “Institutional Experimentation in the Regulation of Work and Employment.” On average the network features 10 panels at each SASE annual conference. 2017: Lyon, 2018: Kyoto, 2019: NYC, 2020: Amsterdam (switched online), 2021: online.

In June 2012, she was elected to the SASE Executive Council for a 3-year term, then re-elected once. Serving on the Doctoral Awards Committee. She is serving now a SASE network organizer.

Isabelle Ferreras is an active member of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE). Between 2007 and 2013, Isabelle Ferreras was involved as a Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) network organizer for the network « Law and the Social Sciences », in collaboration with two Law professors, Katherine Stone (UCLA) and Alvaro Santos (Georgetown University). Conferences prepared: 2008 in San José, Costa Rica; 2009 in Paris, France; 2010 in Philadelphia, USA; 2011 in Madrid; 2012 in Boston; 2013 in Milano.