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Oikos, Etopia & Kaaitheater present

Ecopolis 2016

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Ecopolis 2016
Ecopolis 2016
Sun 17.04.16

As an annual rendezvous for those working on a sustainable future, this latest Ecopolis starts out from the question ‘what can we do about the current ecological challenge, and by what means?’

Oikos, Etopia & Kaaitheater present

Ecopolis 2015

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Ecopolis 2015
Ecopolis 2015
Sun 26.04.15

ECOPOLIS is the perfect meeting place for anyone concerned with the transition to a socio-ecological society. The main focus is on inspired and inspiring books and documentaries, and dialogues on ecology, economics and society between writers, scientists and thinkers from civil society.

Jeroen Peeters

Through the Back: Situating vision between moving bodies

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Through the Back: Situating vision between moving bodies
Through the Back: Situating vision between moving bodies
Sat 10.05.14

Through the Back: Situating Vision between Moving Bodies seeks to articulate this critical potential in a series of essays that explores the work of experimental choreographers active throughout the noughties: Alexander Baervoets, Boris Charmatz, Meg Stuart, Benoît Lachambre, Vera Mantero, Philipp Gehmacher, Jennifer Lacey and Nadia Lauro, and deufert & plischke.

Vooruitgroep

Wereldvreemd in Vlaanderen

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Wereldvreemd in Vlaanderen
Wereldvreemd in Vlaanderen
Tue 06.05.14

Flanders is experiencing the hype of independence. Which will prevail, confederation or separatism? The book Wereldvreemd in Vlaanderen (Out of Touch with Reality in Flanders) cuts across these concerns. On the basis of an analysis of the new world order, the authors argue for progressive politics on several scales.

Bleri Lleshi

De neoliberale strafstaat

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De neoliberale strafstaat
De neoliberale strafstaat
Tue 25.03.14

The gap between rich and poor in Belgium has never been so big. One Belgian in five has difficulty making ends meet. One immigrant child in three grows up in poverty. This makes Belgium one of the worst pupils in the European class. But what is near the top of the political agenda? Criminality. Safety. Zero tolerance. Public nuisance. Loitering teenagers. But it should not be all one-sided. When they do not succeed in tackling the real problems, politicians always come back to the same thing: repression, as the political philosopher Bleri Lleshi says in De neoliberale strafstaat. On the basis of theoretical research and practical experience, Lleshi shows where thirty years of neoliberalism is rapidly leading us.

Het Groene Boek

Het Groene Boek # 3

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Het Groene Boek # 3
Het Groene Boek # 3
Sun 28.04.13

Het Groene Boek is a platform for debate and an exchange of ideas on themes relating to the transition to a socio-ecological society, in which the book plays a central role.

Lieven De Cauter & Rudi Laermans

The Return of the Nature State

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The Return of the Nature State
The Return of the Nature State
Fri 29.03.13

On the occasion of the publication of his book Entropic Empire, On the City of Man in the Age of Disaster, the cultural philosopher Lieven De Cauter will be talking to his co-author, the sociologist Rudi Laermans, about the old and new ‘nature states’, new relationships between humans and non-humans, and animality, bio-politics and cosmo-politics.

Eric Corijn

Can the city save the world?

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Can the city save the world?
Can the city save the world?
Tue 19.02.13

 

The publication Kan de stad de wereld redden? (Can the city save the world?) collects texts of Eric Corijn. On the occasion of this publication, we are organising a debate with Eric Corijn and Stijn Oosterlynck and Benoit Moritz. These last two have both written reflections in the book on concrete projects they have realised with Eric Corijn.

Pieter De Buysser

De keisnijders

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De keisnijders
De keisnijders
Wed 14.11.12

De Keisnijders (The Cobblestone-Cutters) is the first novel by the
theatre-maker and philosopher Pieter De Buysser. It is a compelling and
generous story about a utopian place and its occupants in the mid-21st
century. A gripping and fascinating voyage of discovery to the heart of
tomorrow’s Europe. Classic storytelling and challenging literature that
raises fundamental questions.

Pieter De Buysser

De keisnijders

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De keisnijders
De keisnijders
Tue 16.10.12

De Keisnijders (The Cobblestone-Cutters) is the first novel by the theatre-maker and philosopher Pieter De Buysser. It is a compelling and generous story about a utopian place and its occupants in the mid-21st century. A gripping and fascinating voyage of discovery to the heart of tomorrow’s Europe. Classic storytelling and challenging literature that raises fundamental questions.

Dirk Holemans, Eric Corijn, Patrick Deboosere, An Descheemaeker, Joachim Declerck

Mensen maken de stad

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Mensen maken de stad
Mensen maken de stad
Tue 02.10.12

Oikos, the think-tank for socio-ecological change, has invited researchers and professors to think about the future of the city together. What is the present condition of the city? What are the greatest challenges and what response can we make to them. What might the main elements be of a future-oriented urban policy?