• Interlitratour Christine Brooke-Rose

    28/03 - 28/03/2022

    Dr. Hannah Van Hove, FWO postdoctoral researcher at the VUB, invites you to relive part of the childhood of novelist Christine Brooke-Roose (1923-2012), and to take a walk as we explore the neighborhood where Brooke-Rose used to live and hear about the themes, influences and legacies of this neglected writer. This walk is a collaboration with Interlitratour festival and Willemsfond Brussel.

    The audio tour can be followed via the website in English and Dutch.

  • ‘Wunderkammer’ with a Brussels touch

    28/03 - 28/03/2022
    From 13:00 Until 14:00

    Join CAVA on a journey through our ‘Wunderkammer’. For weKONEKT.brussels, we have turned our archives into a Wunderkammer embodying the spirit of Brussels. The tour of the ‘Wunderkammer’ will be given in Dutch.

    Archiefdepot CAVA VUB
    Jolien Van Leuven
  • Molem’back to the future

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    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?

    The game is available in Dutch and French.

  • Podcasts « Au Grand Air » about the challenges of preserving biodiversity.

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    Discover 4 podcasts addressing the challenges of preserving biodiversity from different angles in the company of experts, associations and ULB professors.

    The podcast is in French.

  • Semaine d’innovation pédagogique

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    For several years now, the Faculty of Architecture at the ULB has been questioning the renewal of the role, the roles, of the architect in contemporary urban, spatial and citizen dynamics. Alongside the now traditional role of the architect-urban planner providing services, many other roles are emerging today or are being recognised in their importance, multiplying the ways of impacting on the world around them: artist, artisan-builder, researcher, critic, curator, lobbyist, advisor, wild gardener, civil servant, … In order to explore these new roles in a practical way, various collaborative workshops are organised for BA3, MA1 and ERASMUS students of the faculty.

  • ULB-VUB Energy sufficiency workshop

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 09:00 Until 12:00

    This workshop will gather students, researchers and academics from ULB and VUB. It aims identifying current problems around energy (e.g. fuel poverty among students), presenting what we already do in the field of energy,focusing on sufficiency, and developing common projects.

  • MAD invites Ilke Cop and Margot Van Den Berghe

    28/03 - 01/04/2022
    From 09:00 Until 18:00

    As part of the weKONEKT.week, MAD is hosting two Brussels-based young professional artists. Both are residents at Pilar, an artistic laboratory in Brussels for young people, located at the VUB. It is an exhibition area for art by young, innovative creators and established figures, cross-fertilised with the ground-breaking knowledge of scientists.

    MAD Brussels
    Dieter Van Den Storm
  • Search for medicinal plants in the Botanic Garden Meise

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 10:00 Until 16:30

    Students (in groups of 4) go in search of plant species with medicinal applications, on site at Meise. On the basis of a proposed bundle, students will use indirect references of the plant species. These contain: occurrence, application, descriptive name (principle of the “Da Vinci Code”).

    The activity is exclusively for students enrolled in the course.

    Plantentuin Meise
    Kristiaan Demeyer
  • Visit VAD and brOes

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 10:00 Until 16:00

    Interns get to know 2 centers of expertise: Vlaams Expertisecentrum voor Alcohol en Drugs (VAD) and Brussels Expertisecentrum Dementie (brOes). They will get familiar with their projects and the important role that the pharmacist plays in this.

    Auditorium 4, campus Jette
    Niels Vercaigne
  • Brussels delicacies at the VUB Restaurant

    28/03 - 01/04/2022
    From 11:00 Until 14:00

    The VUB Resto treats everyone to a special weKONEKT.week menu. A full week of dishes that are typically Brussels. Brussels sprouts, stew with Brussels beer, rabbit Belgian style and much more. Take a look at this weeks’ menu for all details.

    VUB Resto
  • Lecture Helen Perquy: Film Industry and Media Production – Medialab

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 13:00 Until 14:30

    Helen Perquy (partner Jonny De Ponny, executive producer) reflects on the challenges facing Flemish fiction in an international context. Is cooperation with foreign countries the new normal? What ambitions do Flemish players have and how big is the competition with the Netflix series? Helen sketches by hand from own experiences and current projects the major issues for the future of fiction in a small but dynamic media market.

    The lecture will be in Dutch. Registration via form is mandatory.

    Axelle Asmar
  • Bruxsels Assembly – Brussels 2030

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 14:00 Until 16:00

    The Brussels Regional Government has decided to submit a bid to become Cultural Capital of Europe in 2030. During this session, we gather a diverse array of people with a strong connection to Brussels. They’ll dive into the three pillars the application will focus on; Imagining the city, Democratise the city, Territorialise. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel and l’Université libre de Belgique are proud partners of Brussels 2030.

    KBR Krantenzaal
    Linde Moriau
  • Bike Ride with Ateliers Roue Libre

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 14:30 Until 17:30

    The Ateliers Roue Libre organization offers you the possibility to take part in a bike ride through Brussels, binding various historical and environment landmarks that make our city so special. We plan to cycle through outstanding parks and sceneries which we look forward to make you discover.

    l’Espace Vélo du Campus du Solbosch: 22 avenue Paul Héger.
    Ateliers Roue Libre
  • Les Vendredis du Hip-Hop CPS x See U

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 15:00 Until 22:00

    Les vendredis du hip-hop are a concept powered by the CPS-ULB. Its aim is to promote the hip-hop culture and to connectthe ULB students and the citizens. There are an open-mic, a DJ set and a live show during the day. The goal of the live show (the rapper Bakari) is to influence people to come and see the amateur rappers during the open-mic.

  • Closing lecture Karen Donders (VRT) – Medialab

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 15:00 Until 16:00

    Karen Donders (head of public service at VRT) takes a closer look at the challenges of public broadcasting today. How does VRT reach young people? How does VRT become a more inclusive organisation? What role does VRT NU play in VRT’s digital strategy? And how important is a public broadcaster in the midst of an abundance of platforms and services?

    The lecture will be in Dutch. Registration is mandatory via the link.

    Axelle Asmar
  • FARI: Preventing Biases and Discrimination in Artificial Intelligence

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 16:00 Until 17:30

    In recent years, media, researchers and governments became increasingly aware of the fact that Artificial Intelligence can lead to discrimination (e.g. of minorities) or reinforce biases (e.g. based on gender). Come listen to FARI’s panel of experts to learn what could be done to prevent them, with a special focus on the Belgian context.

    Renault Laurence