This semester, the VUB and ULB join forces with their partners and “occupy the city” for one week. Join us and register for off campus and online initiatives during the weKONEKT.week 2021.

New activities and questions may be sent to info@wekonekt.brussels.

Program

    29/03

  • Open Innovation Challenge

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

    Every team working on the Open Innovation Challenge has worked with their local partner to identify local urban challenges. During this week they will come together, share expertise and experiences. The goal of this intense collaboration is identifying global urban challenges for the next stage in the EUTOPIA Open Innovation Challenge.

    Brussels
    Free De Backer
  • 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?

  • weDISCOVER.week

    29/03 - 02/04/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    Students engaged in the EUTOPIA project will get the opportunity to experience the city of Brussels. Through virtual experiences and connections, they will be immersed in the incredible diversity of initiatives and organisations Brussels has to offer.

    30/03

  • Fighting stances

    30/03 - 30/03/2021

    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.

  • Virtual tour PILAR

    30/03 - 30/03/2021
    From 11:30 Until 12:30

    Experience a virtual tour through the PILAR building, get to know the organisation and enjoy their current exhibits

    PILAR
    Ian Komac
  • Open Innovation Challenge

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

    Every team working on the Open Innovation Challenge has worked with their local partner to identify local urban challenges. During this week they will come together, share expertise and experiences. The goal of this intense collaboration is identifying global urban challenges for the next stage in the EUTOPIA Open Innovation Challenge.

    Brussels
    Free De Backer
  • 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?

  • weDISCOVER.week

    29/03 - 02/04/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    Students engaged in the EUTOPIA project will get the opportunity to experience the city of Brussels. Through virtual experiences and connections, they will be immersed in the incredible diversity of initiatives and organisations Brussels has to offer.

  • Café E-Coloré

    02/04 - 02/04/2021
    From 12:00 Until 14:00

    Café E-coloré is an online dialogue event which aims to bring students from different backgrounds together to discuss a variety of topics linked to student life. The aim is to bridge the gap between local, international and refugee students of the VUB, by promoting diversity and intercultural dialogue.

    31/3

  • 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.

    Brussels
    Kristine De Martelaere
  • Closing night “This too shall pass” – Pilar

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 14:00 Until 20:00

    “Our memories are not perfect, they are like visual echoes’s: an imperfect remnant that loses some of its original content every time it is repeated.
    There will always be bits and bits, here and there, left as fragments in our memory.”

    Join Pilar in it’s closing night of the “this too shall pass” exhibit.

    PILAR
    PILAR
  • 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

  • weKONEKT.tafels

    31/03 - 31/03/2021
    From 18:30 Until 20:30

    Students get the chance to have a dinner meeting in small groups together with an expert on different topics surrounding mental health. Topics range from personal planning, physical health, dealing with stress and anxiety and more.

    gather.town
    Lynn Tytgat
  • Open Innovation Challenge

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

    Every team working on the Open Innovation Challenge has worked with their local partner to identify local urban challenges. During this week they will come together, share expertise and experiences. The goal of this intense collaboration is identifying global urban challenges for the next stage in the EUTOPIA Open Innovation Challenge.

    Brussels
    Free De Backer
  • 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?

  • weDISCOVER.week

    29/03 - 02/04/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    Students engaged in the EUTOPIA project will get the opportunity to experience the city of Brussels. Through virtual experiences and connections, they will be immersed in the incredible diversity of initiatives and organisations Brussels has to offer.

    01/04

  • Open Innovation Challenge

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

    Every team working on the Open Innovation Challenge has worked with their local partner to identify local urban challenges. During this week they will come together, share expertise and experiences. The goal of this intense collaboration is identifying global urban challenges for the next stage in the EUTOPIA Open Innovation Challenge.

    Brussels
    Free De Backer
  • 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-Kateb 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.

  • 70 80 90 – The Hip Hop Edition

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

    Digital dance party! The hip hop scene has been a driving force for cultural and social change for decades. Woman artists has been underexposed. Lefto en Supafly collective delve into the archives of hip hop from the 70s, 80s and 90s. Organised in collaboration with Ancienne Belgique, Limburgia VUB, Campina VUB and PILAR.

    Ancienne Belgique
    Wout Vanhelden
  • 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?

  • weDISCOVER.week

    29/03 - 02/04/2021
    From 10:00 Until 22:00

    Students engaged in the EUTOPIA project will get the opportunity to experience the city of Brussels. Through virtual experiences and connections, they will be immersed in the incredible diversity of initiatives and organisations Brussels has to offer.

    02/04

  • 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?