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Fatima Mernissi Leerstoel

Macht, gender en islam

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 Macht, gender en islam
 Macht, gender en islam

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Thu 26.01.17

Na de succesvolle ode aan Fatima Mernissi's gedachtegoed, vorig jaar in de Kaaistudio's, nodigt de VUB je op dezelfde plek uit voor de officiële lancering van de Fatima Mernissi Leerstoel.

on Rebecca Solnit

'Men Explain Things to Me'

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'Men Explain Things to Me'
'Men Explain Things to Me'

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Tue 06.03.18

‘They are still doing it. And not a single man has ever apologized for explaining something to me that I knew about and he did not.’ Historian, author and activist Rebecca Solnit wrote about a problem that had no name, but which has since become known as 'mansplaining'. During you lunch break, you can pull up a chair for a conversation moderated by experts from RoSa. 

#WeToo & ENGAGEMENT

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#WeToo & ENGAGEMENT
#WeToo & ENGAGEMENT

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Mon 05.03.18

In the wake of #MeToo, Ilse Ghekiere published the article #Wetoo: What Dancers Talk About When They Talk About Sexism. Her research into sexism in the Belgian dance sector developed into the anti-sexism campaign ENGAGEMENT. This evening will feature several artist-activists who are coming to talk about the steps that have been taken and the artistic strategies to tackle the abuse of power, discrimination, and inappropriate behaviour.

Maike Lond

10 journeys to a place where nothing happens

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10 journeys to a place where nothing happens
10 journeys to a place where nothing happens

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Fri 28.11 - Sat 29.11.14

Pharmakon - The Estonian artist Maike Lond reports on her attempts to cooperate financially with the private sector. She tried in every way possible: with standard sponsor deals, as an employee, in public presentations, live debates on Estonian television etc. Her (rather romantic) goal was to become financially independent from curators and subsidising bodies.

Maike Lond

10 journeys to a place where nothing happens *

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10 journeys to a place where nothing happens *
10 journeys to a place where nothing happens *

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Sat 26.09.15

The Estonian artist Maike Lond reports on her attempts to cooperate financially with the private sector. She tried in every way possible: with standard sponsor deals, as an employee, in public presentations, live debates on Estonian television etc. Her (rather romantic) goal was to become financially independent from curators and subsidising bodies.

De Nacht van DWB

150 jaar DWB

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150 jaar DWB
150 jaar DWB

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Sat 03.12.05

Together with the literary magazine DWB, also known as Dietsche Warande & Belfort, the Kaaitheater has over the last few years issued a series of publications on various subjects such as the ageing artist and the German writer W.G. Sebald. DWB has been in existence for 150 years and is therefore, with the exception of De Gids, the oldest literary magazine in the Dutch language region. This fact will be celebrated with a literary night with different the writers.

Lettre International

20 Years After the Fall of the Wall – "Berlin" and Europe

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20 Years After the Fall of the Wall – "Berlin" and Europe
20 Years After the Fall of the Wall – "Berlin" and Europe

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Sat 10.10.09

Bert Bultinck (newspaper De Standaard) will talk to Frank Berberich, the chief-editor of Lettre International, an cultural periodical, with sister editions in Italy, Romania, Spain, Hungary, Denmark and Russia.

Brussels Studies Institute

2de Nacht van de kennis over Brussel / la 2ième Nuit du savoir sur Bruxelles

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2de Nacht van de kennis over Brussel / la 2ième Nuit du savoir sur Bruxelles
2de Nacht van de kennis over Brussel / la 2ième Nuit du savoir sur Bruxelles

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Fri 22.11.13

For the second time the Brussels Studies Institute will be bringing together several dozen researchers and thinkers to share their knowledge of Brussels with you. There will be incisive presentations and spirited discussions on controversial topics, larded with short performances by Brussels artists.

Vera Tussing, Esse Vanderbruggen & Stine Sampers

@duetthecity

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@duetthecity
@duetthecity

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Sat 27.04.19

In a choreography that transmits itself only by means of Stine Sampers’ photos, Vera Tussing and Esse Vanderbruggen re-situate their work in the urban landscape of Brussels, and then upload it to Instagram. On Dance Day, they invite you to Kaaitheater for a discussion on the meeting of their practices, and a physical sharing of the digital material.

Minna Salami

A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone

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A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone
A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone

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Sun 08.03.20

To close WoWmen! and on International Women’s Day, the Finnish-Nigerian author Minna Salami will deliver a lecture about her work, followed by a conversation. She is the founder of MsAfropolitan, an internationally celebrated blog in which she combines feminism with critical reflections on contemporary culture from an African perspective. The evening’s reference point is Salami’s first book Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone, which will be published a week after the festival.

RESET DEMOCRACY

A Chance for the Politics of Tomorrow

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A Chance for the Politics of Tomorrow
A Chance for the Politics of Tomorrow

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Tue 21.02 - Mon 20.03.17

We invited historians, political scientists, journalists and essayists to take part in a series of public debates. The aim of these debates is to exchange views, analyse the situation and propose a cure for democracy, the great invalid of the Western world.

Sarma Salon #1: Jonathan Burrows

A Choreographer’s Handbook

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A Choreographer’s Handbook
A Choreographer’s Handbook

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Tue 25.01.11

How do artists work today? How do they speak about their method? The question of new artistic practices and discourses is at stake in a series of monthly salons, organized by Sarma in Brussels. We open with a presentation of Jonathan Burrows’ A Choreographer’s Handbook.

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