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21-11-2017 - Reclaiming the city

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Date: 
21 Nov 2017
Place: 

Bronks, Varkensmarkt 15, 1000 Brussel

Redelijk Eigenzinnig / Reason and Engage is organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). It is an interdisciplinary course for students and a series of lectures and activities open to all. The third edition of Redelijk Eigenzinnig / Reason and Engage explores scopes and impact of new technologies.

Programme: 

On Tuesday 21h of November 2017 Redelijk Eigenzinnig / Reason and Engage (VUB) proposes several activities to explore and experience the impact of new technologies on the urban public(s):

18:00-20:00

- Workshop Exploring the urban WIFI (Peter Westenberg). 

Free entrance. To register for Exploring the urban WIFI, click here.

- Performance Walking the line (Benjamin Vandewalle)

Free entrance. To register for Walking the line, click here.

- Workshop (Dis)empowerment in a digital society (Ilse Mariën)

Free entrance. To register for (Dis)empowerment in a digital society, click here.

- Workshop Making a Citizen Observatory (Jesse Zaman & Wolfgang de Meuter)

Free entrance. To register for Making a Citizen Observatory, click here.

 

10:00-22:00

Experiences & opinions will be exchanged and debated during the Closing debate 'reclaiming the city'. With: Wolfgang de Meuter (professor at the VUB and one of the coordinators of the Software Languages Lab, Filis Zümbültas (Smart City coordinator for Brussels), Toha De Brant (works for BRAL, a city movement striving for an environmentally friendly, affordable and solidary city), Benjamin Vandewalle (artist in residence at Kaaitheater). Moderator: Ilse Mariën (imec-SMIT, VUB).

Free entrance. To register for the debate, click here.