Interlitratour Christine Brooke-Rose28/03 - 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.
Walk through Brussels in collaboration with ‘Huis voor Gezondheid’29/03 - 29/03/2022From 09:00 Until 17:00
During this walk, the students will step into the shoes of Brussels residents. They will get to know their life story and are also immediately introduced to the various organizations that support people in the same situation. Along the way, they will also discover some beautiful and interesting places in Brussels and carry out some fun assignments.
This activity is exclusively for students enrolled in the course.
Newsplatform launch: Latitudes29/03 - 29/03/2022From 10:00 Until 00:00
Latitudes (medialatitudes.be) is a news platform set up by En-GAJE, an organization of journalists in exile in Belgium, in collaboration with journalism students from the VUB and the ULB. They collaborate on news productions on topics such as migration, freedom of the press, the cultural mix in Brussels.
Guest lecture Jean Drèze for European Social and Population issues29/03 - 29/03/2022From 14:00 Until 16:00
For the course European social and population issues we’re collaborating with P&V Foundation to invite economist Jean Drèze for a lecture on inequality and inclusion in educational systems. This frames within the Interface Demography webinar series in which different social & population issues will be addressed by (inter)national scholars.
The guest lecture is open to anyone who wants to join. Registration is mandatory.
Lecture History of Law29/03 - 29/03/2022From 15:00 Until 17:00
The lecture ‘Rechtsgeschiedenis’ deals with the history of international law from the early modern period. The students make us of different sources: doctrine, treaties and diplomatic correspondence. War and peace, trade, peace activism, and recent hot topics such as colonialism and gender are discussed.
The lecture is exclusively for students enrolled in the course.
Racial bias in tech29/03 - 29/03/2022From 19:00 Until 21:00
Technology, like algorithms and AI, take part in our daily lives. Most of the time we’re not aware of it and don’t realise they have such an impact. We perceive them as neutral, while they are manmade and therefore subjective. During this accessible event we want to share examples that show a prolongation of colonialism in different practices.
Guided tour: Saint Verhaegen as cultural heritage.29/03 - 31/03/2022From 11:00 Until 12:30
Discover the history and folklore of Saint Verhaegen, a unique piece of student heritage. CAVA staff will show you some of the important spots and sights in the city centre related to the Saint Verhaegen celebration, and regale you with anecdotes along the way. The guided Saint Verhaegen tour will be given in Dutch.
Exhibition: Hello there, I just wanted to ask how you’re doing28/03 - 31/03/2022From 14:00 Until 20:00
During the 6th edition of the Pilar ASAP Festival, the exhibition space is transformed into a Consol(id)ation Room. Whatever our current mood is – it being happy, stressed, confident, worried or anywhere in between – the exhibition offers a small break from the seemingly inevitable rush of daily life activities. As the artworks on display gently open up a conversation about topics such as mental health, selfcare and expressing emotions, we might find comfort in knowing that we’re not alone in feeling a certain way.
Performance: Endkind29/03 - 31/03/2022From 20:00
The third-year students leave the earth and float through the cosmos. It soon becomes clear that in doing so, they are also transcending reality. Gravity is unstable and it is not clear whether the future will come to them or vice versa. Along the way, they explore themes such as megalomaniac expansionism, faith, identity and alienation from their surroundings. They make attempts to escape from human nature or to redefine what is typical of the human species. Where will they land?
Molem’back to the future28/03 - 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 pédagogique28/03 - 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.
MAD invites Ilke Cop and Margot Van Den Berghe28/03 - 01/04/2022From 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.
Brussels delicacies at the VUB Restaurant28/03 - 01/04/2022From 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.