29/03

  • Architectural walking tours

    29/03 - 29/03/2021
    From 08:00 Until 22:00

    An interactive online game outdoors, sounds fun? The ULB architecture-modernity course given by Pablo Lhoas offers you various parcours in order to experience architecture in Brussels, and to share it!

    Brussels
    Pablo Lhoas
  • weDISCOVER.brussels

    29/03 - 29/03/2021
    From 10:00 Until 18:00

    The VUB is excited to welcome EUTOPIA students from all EUTOPIA countries for an exciting virtual exchange week. Aside from a day filled with workshops and teamwork sessions these students will be able to experience the city of Brussels through a virtual city tour focusing on citizen engagement and urban change.

  • Architectural atelier SIP: Le virtuel, notre seule réalité

    29/03 - 29/03/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    CLOSED SESSION For one week, groups of architecture students will explore what confinement does to our relationship to ourselves, to space, to inhabiting it. Armed with audio-visual material, students will work on the expression of this feeling through a narrative structure and a chosen theme.

  • Virtual city tour in Brussels

    29/03 - 29/03/2021
    From 12:00 Until 13:00

    Artist, architect and city guide Olaf Winkler will guide you through the city of Brussels and its unique areas. During the tour Olaf will take you to three main areas in the capital of Europe. The canal zone, the newly developed pedestrian zone and the European district all pose specific challenges and opportunities for Brussels.

    Brussels
    Ian Komac
  • Guest lecture: Minister of Media Benjamin Dalle

    29/03 - 29/03/2021
    From 16:00 Until 17:30

    In context of the MediaLab-week, Minister of Media Benjamin Dalle will enter into dialogue with students of Communication studies on youth and media, innovation, and the challenges of a Flemish media policy.

  • Can we make artificial intelligence and algorithms transparent in cities?

    29/03 - 29/03/2021
    From 20:00 Until 22:00

    Can we make artificial intelligence and algorithms transparent in cities? From Helsinki to Brussels. Artificial Intelligence is now pervasive in cities. Algorithms and intelligent systems serve a wide variety of purposes but can also generate crucial debates: for instance around surveillance with facial recognition. What is the situation in the region Brussels? How are universities involved in this?

  • Launch Open Innovation Challenge

    29/03 - 01/04/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    Student teams meet in Brussels! EUTOPIA students start their collaboration on the Open Innovation Challenge with a workshop on multi- and intercultural communication. With their experience and expertise in a local challenge, they start defining global challenges for the Global Presentation later in the week.

    Brussels
    Free De Backer

    30/03

  • Expert sessions – OIC

    30/03 - 30/03/2021

    VUB and Ljublana experts guide the EUTOPIA students in an expert session focused on the 5 P’s as defined by the United Nations. VUB researchers, professors and fellows share their expertise. We’re excited to welcome Nobel prize winner prof. Kajfež Bogataj in the session on Planet.

  • Guest Lecture ‘Street Politics’

    30/03 - 30/03/2021
    From 10:00 Until 12:00

    In context of the course Agogoly, political philosopher and anthropologist Femke Kaulingfreks is hosting a guest lecture on ‘street politics’.

  • Placemaking at the VUB

    30/03 - 30/03/2021
    From 10:00 Until 16:00

    weDISCOVER frames within the EUTOPIA placemaking workpackage. During the weDISCOVER.week the students will get to experience ways that the VUB engages with its environment and acts as a lever to support the region.

  • Expertise and public policy: dialogue in the Brussels Parliament

    30/03 - 30/03/2021
    From 16:30 Until 18:00

    CLOSED SESSION Brussels parliamentarians meet with the ULB public health students for an insight into parliamentary life and a discussion on the place of expert knowledge in the political process.

  • De (bijna) nieuwe Belg en de gezondheidszorg, good practices en organisaties in Brussel

    30/03 - 30/03/2021
    From 19:00 Until 20:30

    The VUB and Huis voor Gezondheid introduce you, Master’s student in Brussels, to healthcare in Brussels, with a focus on minorities within our population.

    The Brussels Observatory sketches the Brussels context with the necessary figures. Followed by experts sharing their experiences. Think of an emergency doctor, cultural mediator, organizations that work with refugees or non-native speakers…

  • Fighting stances

    30/03 - 30/03/2021
    From 20:00 Until 21:30

    The Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg and the Flemish Martial Arts Platform join forces on 30 March, 2021. Three partners in three rounds about the potential of martial arts. Step into the virtual boxing ring with our students, (martial) artists and scientists.

  • Architectural atelier SIP: Wikiwomen – Memories can change

    31/03 - 31/03/2021

    CLOSED SESSION The “Memories can change!” project offers workshops for discussion, research and writing wikipedia pages for creative women invisibilized by the history of architecture and art.

  • In de voetsporen van een Brusselaar

    30/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 09:00 Until 22:00

    In cooperation with Huis voor Gezondheid, the Bachelor students Medicine and Pharmacy will step into the shoes of some Brussels residents, get to know their life story and become familiar with the Brussels organizations that support these people on a daily basis.
    On the way you will also discover beautiful, fun or interesting places in Brussels!

  • Molem’back to the future

    29/03 - 02/04/2021

    City game! Get to know the Great War in Molenbeek in an active way, and play the “Molem’back to the future” city game! Armed with your smartphone, you take to the streets to find out where we can still see the remnants of a fascinating part of our pastin “Molem” today. Are you up for the challenge?

    31/3

  • Architectural atelier SIP: En Attendant Kyoto

    31/03 - 31/03/2021

    CLOSED SESSION Waiting for Kyoto is part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Musiq3 Festival, around the issue of global warming. On this occasion, “Waiting for Kyoto” by Max Vandervorst will be exhibited at the museum of the Faculty of Architecture.

  • Yoga in the park

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 09:00 Until 11:00

    In context of the bachelor’s course History and Philosophy of  Physical Education and Sports, professor Kristine De Martelaer is introducing her students to historical and social significance of relaxation and yoga.

  • In de voetsporen van een Brusselaar

    30/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 09:00 Until 22:00

    In cooperation with Huis voor Gezondheid, the Bachelor students Medicine and Pharmacy will step into the shoes of some Brussels residents, get to know their life story and become familiar with the Brussels organizations that support these people on a daily basis.
    On the way you will also discover beautiful, fun or interesting places in Brussels!

  • Workshop “How to pitch”

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 10:00 Until 11:00

    start.VUB manager Ellen Vandenbogaerde will host the first in a series of workshops on student entrepeneurship. This first workshop will focus on how to pitch your ideas and successfully grasp the audience’s attention.

  • Less walls Pop-up drawing: Architecture

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 11:00 Until 11:30

    Less Walls, More Bridges is a project where we will use a series of walls on VUB’s campuses in Etterbeek & Jette as a canvas, to illustrate the identity of the university and togetherness of the neighbourhood. This will be a unique opportunity to begin a dialogue with the community via questions and drawing exercises which will be used as inspiration for the final design of the mural.

  • Inside Sciensano

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 13:00 Until 15:00

    Dr. Birgit Mertens, Dr. Severine Goscinny and Dr. Eric Deconinck from the Sciensano Institute will be hosting a captivating webinar on the activities of the Institute for students in the Master Drug Development and Pharmaceutical Care.

  • Global challenge presentation

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 16:00 Until 18:00

    The weDISCOVER.week includes the EUTOPIA Open Innovation Challenge. During this week, international student teams will collaborate and formulate global urban challenges. At the Global challenge presentation, the students will present their challenge to an international jury. The two winners will form the basis for the next in the EUTOPIA Open Innovation Challenge.

  • Gastles Brusselse arbeidsmarkt

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 18:00 Until 20:00

    In collaboration with Actiris, professor Christophe Vanroelen will be hosting a guest lecture on the Brussels labour market in context of the course Arbeidssociologie

    01/04

  • Architectural atelier SIP: Syncity

    01/04 - 01/04/2021

    CLOSED SESSION This atelier aims to highlight the complexity of public space in an active but disadvantaged district of Brussels – Cureghem. The students will dive into this unique site and question the power dynamics and conflicting uses existing in the public space.

  • Global Challenge announcement – OIC

    01/04 - 01/04/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    Two global challenges were chosen and will be announced during the final day of the weDISCOVER.week. We’ll close the week with a wrap-up workshop and a banging virtual concert at Ancienne Belgique.

  • MasterClass with Waad al-Kateab – For Sama

    01/04 - 01/04/2021
    From 11:00 Until 12:00

    Syrian journalist, filmmaker, and activist Waad Al-Kateab is hosting a masterclass lecture for the students of the ‘Media, Culture & Globalization Theories’ and ‘Current Issues’ courses, followed by an interactive discussion that links to her work, and to the broader question of filmmaking for social and political change.

  • Workshop: Diversity-sensitive communication

    01/04 - 01/04/2021
    From 11:00 Until 13:00

    To celebrate the ULB and VUB’s cultural and linguistic diversity we are offering Tandem participants a free workshop in diversity-sensitive communication.  The session will be hosted by Julie Bertone together with her group of French Literature and Linguistics, 2nd Bachelor students.

  • Eerstelijnszorg in Brussel en haar ‘good practices’

    01/04 - 01/04/2021
    From 20:00 Until 21:30

    The VUB and Huis voor Gezondheid will host a webinar about primary care in Brussels. Is there a primary care zone in Brussels and how does it work? But not only that, we also give you a taste of a number of tools (such as the Medical-Pharmaceutical Consultation, the role of a district referrer, …) that are successfully used for better cooperation between the care providers (within primary care) .

    02/04

  • Expo “Je serai”

    02/04 - 02/04/2021

    The students of the Schola ULB Tutoring Program are full of ambitions! These future adults believe in their luck and take action towards success! This expo was designed for the 30 years of the Schola ULB Tutoring Program, in collaboration with photographer Rip Hopkins.

    Sint-Gorkishallen
    Laetitia Tintinaglia
  • Architectural atelier SIP: Urban Ma(r)kers (Esquisse Commune)

    02/04 - 02/04/2021

    CLOSED SESSION The Esquisse Commune proposes to build alternative lunch places for young people in secondary schools within the framework of the CQD Athénée. These constructions will be designed and executed by students in architecture and landscape architecture, as well as with the youth of the neighbourhood.

  • Brussels Research Open Lab – Co-Creation Day

    02/04 - 02/04/2021
    From 09:00 Until 18:00

    Everyone interested in Community Engaged Research and Learning, action research or making Brussels a better place is welcome to engage in the adventure by joining one of our workshops.

  • Less walls Pop-up drawing: Nature

    02/04 - 02/04/2021
    From 16:00 Until 16:30

    Less Walls, More Bridges is a project where we will use a series of walls on VUB’s campuses in Etterbeek & Jette as a canvas, to illustrate the identity of the university and togetherness of the neighbourhood. This will be a unique opportunity to begin a dialogue with the community via questions and drawing exercises which will be used as inspiration for the final design of the mural.