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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.

Masereelfonds & Kaaitheater

Circulaire economie, hoe zit dat in Brussel?

Circulaire economie, hoe zit dat in Brussel?
Circulaire economie, hoe zit dat in Brussel?

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Tue 25.10.16

Verschillende aan Brussel gelinkte ondernemingen uit de circulaire economie stellen hun initiatief voor: van speelgoed- of kledingabonnementen over paddestoelen die gekweekt worden op koffiegruis, tot een bouwsysteem met open structuren.

Lieven De Cauter, Rudi Laermans & Karel Vanhaesebrouck

Klein lexicon van het managementjargon

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Klein lexicon van het managementjargon
Klein lexicon van het managementjargon

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Wed 16.11.16

In dit miniwoordenboek van het managementjargon willen Rudi Laermans, Lieven De Cauter en Karel Vanhaesebrouck de lezer de ogen openen en wapenen tegen de vele woorden die zijn aangetast door het virus van het ‘managerialism’. Want telkens we ze gebruiken, besmetten we ook onszelf en anderen.

Tim Jackson & Barbara Unmüßig

On Prosperity Without Growth and Paths to a Sustainable Society 2.0

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On Prosperity Without Growth and Paths to a Sustainable Society 2.0
On Prosperity Without Growth and Paths to a Sustainable Society 2.0

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Mon 13.03.17

Tim Jackson explores subjects such as employment, social investment, and inequality. In addition, he explores strategies to attain ecological and financial sustainability: an essential vision for social progress.

Liesbet Stevens

Over gendergerelateerde stereotypen

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Gender Stereotypes as a Challenge for Law and Society
Gender Stereotypes as a Challenge for Law and Society

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Sat 01.10.16

Stereotypical attitudes to women and men and to gender are still commonplace in our society. The judicial world is also not immune to them. Where are these apparent? What are their effects? And how can they be counteracted?

Nadia Sels

About Mythos & Logos

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About Mythos & Logos
About Mythos & Logos

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Sat 24.09.16

On the edge of Mount Olympus, theoreticians speak about the role and importance of myths in today’s disenchanted world.

Patrick Deboosere

About Ageing

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About Ageing
About Ageing

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Fri 09.12.16

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A spectre is once again haunting Europe: the spectre of ageing. Everyday we hear warnings about an ageing population. Patrick Deboosere is a demographer and leads the Interface Demography research group at VUB. In his book Lang Leve de Vergrijzing (‘Long Live Ageing’) he challenges the doom-mongering on the subject.

Markus Miessen & Armen Avanessian

Perhaps it is high time for a xeno-architecture to match

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Perhaps it is high time for a xeno-architecture to match
Perhaps it is high time for a xeno-architecture to match

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Tue 18.04.17

Philosopher Armen Avanessian and architect Markus Miessen discuss the possibilities of ‘xeno-architecture’. Can spatial practice – by embracing alienation – open up a larger space for the unknown? By turning toward ‘what could be’, could an architecture be built that deals with today’s overwhelming complexity and global unrest?

Alicja Gescinska

Socrates and the Benefits and Burdens of Doubt

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Socrates and the Benefits and Burdens of Doubt
Socrates and the Benefits and Burdens of Doubt

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Sat 19.11.16

Alicja Gescinska argues for a reassessment of hesitation in these polarised times, for less forcefulness and for more Socratic doubt in public and political debate.

Meet the Author: Arundhati Roy

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

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Thu 15.06.17

Twenty years after her incredibly successful debut The God of Small Things Indian author Arundhati Roy is publishing a second novel: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. Annelies Beck is now welcoming her to the Kaaitheather for an in-depth author’s interview.

Inigo Wilkins

The myth of Golem

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The myth of Golem
The myth of Golem

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Wed 15.02.17

Drawing on recent neuroscientific theories of consciousness, the young British philosopher Inigo Wilkins outlines the contemporary significance of the myth of Golem and the automation of inert matter via a control script.

VIDEO: Liesbeth Stevens

Over gendergerelateerde stereotypen als uitdaging voor recht en samenleving

VIDEO: Liesbeth Stevens
VIDEO: Liesbeth Stevens

Video

Thu 06.10.16

Stereotypical attitudes to women and men and to gender are still commonplace in our society. The judicial world is also not immune to them. Where are these apparent? What are their effects? And how can they be counteracted?

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