debate

WoWmen!

Let's talk about Turkey!

performance debate

Let's talk about Turkey!
Let's talk about Turkey!
Mon 10.03.14

WoWmen! - Now that more and more practising Muslims are coming to power in Turkey, the feminist movement finds itself on the horns of a dilemma. Is the tension between tradition and modernisation in East and West Istanbul illustrative of what is happening in gender issues? This is the topic of a debate.

Willem Schinkel

De Nieuwe Democratie, naar andere vormen van politiek

conversation debate

De Nieuwe Democratie, naar andere vormen van politiek
De Nieuwe Democratie, naar andere vormen van politiek
Mon 24.02.14

Dutch sociologist Willem Schinkel argues for a new politicisation and a critical nationalism that views the nation as a Utopian rather than a museological project. He opens up stagnated debates on economics, integration, culture, nation, law, religion and ecology and shows how we can move towards alternative forms of political thinking.

Incofin cvso, MO* & Kaaitheater

Microfinance works

conversation debate

Microfinance works
Microfinance works
Tue 11.02.14

Investment in microfinance works. Incofin, the Belgian microfinance fund manager, wants to subject this statement to a reality test in a debate involving speakers from both home and abroad.

Claire Bishop, Ana Vujanovic & Bojana Cvejic, Marta Popivoda

Performing the Public: Art & Citizenship

conversation debate video

Performing the Public: Art & Citizenship
Performing the Public: Art & Citizenship
Sat 07.12.13

Are we just bystanders of ephemeral performances that wither away in the public space? What can art do, when it refuses the ethical purpose that government delegates its with, and stages disagreement that repoliticizes the public space? With a keynote lecture by Claire Bishop, author of the acclaimed book Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship.

Brussels Studies Institute

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

conversation debate

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
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.

Sarma

Sarma salon #10: Enchanting Scores

conversation debate

Sarma salon #10: Enchanting Scores
Sarma salon #10: Enchanting Scores
Mon 18.11.13

Choreographer and visual artist Julien Bruneau, anthropologist Arnaud Halloy and philosopher Isabelle Stengers set up a conversation on trance and relational practices between magic, science and the arts.

Eleanor Bauer

BAUER HOUR

miscellaneous debate

BAUER HOUR
BAUER HOUR
Tue 24.09 - Tue 13.05.14

So there we are! The dance phenomenon Eleanor Bauer has completed eight BAUER HOURS, but now she has a taste for it and is giving an extra show. In this season's very final episode, her guest is all-round artist Christophe Meierhans.

Publieke museumavond

Museum Aan het Kanaal / Musée Au Canal

debate

Museum Aan het Kanaal / Musée Au Canal
Museum Aan het Kanaal / Musée Au Canal
Tue 24.09.13

Yamila Idrissi, the Flemish MP with responsibility for Brussels, is arguing for a Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Brussels, to be situated in the canal zone. She is organising a debate on her proposal for a ‘Museum Aan het Kanaal / Musée Au Canal’ (Museum on the Canal).

SPIN

Imagine Work

performance conversation debate

Imagine Work
Imagine Work
Sat 21.09.13

If your time seems scarce, if you're unsure how to juggle your own availability, if you dream of slow days or maybe faster ones, 'Imagine Work' proposes an opportunity to reflect, discuss and imagine what other kinds of working time might be possible. Prepare to meet, to think, to listen and argue together with the guests invited by SPIN.

Het Groene Boek

Het Groene Boek # 3

debate book presentation

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

debate book presentation

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.

Chika Unigwe, Philippe Van Parijs

I Have a Dream

conversation debate

I Have a Dream
I Have a Dream
Sun 24.03.13

A plea for imagination at the heart of Europe, where dreams are coming under increasing pressure. Fifty years after Martin Luther King’s famous speech in Washington (1963), the Belgian-Nigerian novelist Chika Unigwe and the Brussels political scientist and sociologist Philippe Van Parijs tell us in full their dreams for tomorrow’s world.

BRussells Tribunal

Iraq Ten Years After

conversation debate

Iraq Ten Years After
Iraq Ten Years After
Tue 19.03.13

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, the Kaaitheater and the BRussells Tribunal are organising a discussion between the Iraqi writer Haifa Zangana and the lawyer Sabah Al Mukhtar. The host is Lieven De Cauter, the moderator is Werner Trio. A musical intermezzo by the qanun player Osama Abdulrasol will be followed by the presentation of the BRussells Awards for Resistance and Solidarity.

Kaaitheater

Salon 3: Alexander-Maximilian Giesche, Lea Letzel, Meggy Rustamova, Zhana Ivanova & Sarah van Lamsweerde

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Salon 3: Alexander-Maximilian Giesche, Lea Letzel, Meggy Rustamova, Zhana Ivanova & Sarah van Lamsweerde
Salon 3: Alexander-Maximilian Giesche, Lea Letzel, Meggy Rustamova, Zhana Ivanova & Sarah van Lamsweerde
Fri 01.03.13

PERFORMATIK2013 - Conversations with performing artists and curators in a relaxed atmosphere. Tonight with Alexander-Maximilian Giesche, Lea Letzel, Meggy Rustamova, Zhana Ivanova & Sarah van Lamsweerde. Moderator: Pieter T’Jonck.

Kaaitheater

Salon 2: Boris Charmatz, Maria Hassabi, Jimmy Robert & Trajal Harrell

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Salon 2: Boris Charmatz, Maria Hassabi, Jimmy Robert & Trajal Harrell
Salon 2: Boris Charmatz, Maria Hassabi, Jimmy Robert & Trajal Harrell
Sun 24.02.13

PERFORMATIK2013 - Conversations with performing artists and curators in a relaxed atmosphere. Tonight with Boris Charmatz & team 'Brouillon', Maria Hassabi and Jimmy Robert, Trajal Harrell. Moderator: Pieter T’Jonck.

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