STADSSALONSURBAINS – A MEETING POINT FOR URBANITES

EN / The city is the future? Most definitely! Throughout the last decade many new ideas and insights have been presented in the field of Urban Studies. At the STADSSALONSURBAINS we invite renowned international professors to present their ideas to the Brussels audience.
The STADSSALONSURBAINS are a series of English lectures and documentary screenings for urban professionals, students and all city lovers. On Fridays at 17:30 at Beursschouwburg or La Bellone. A meeting point for urbanites, just before the weekend starts.

FR / La ville reflète-elle l’avenir? Absolument. Au fil des dernières décennies beaucoup de nouvelles idées et nouvelles visions ont été présentées dans les Études Urbaines. Au STADSSALONSURBAINS nous proposons à des professeurs de renommée internationale de présenter leurs idées au public de Bruxelles. Les STADSSALONSURBAINS sont une série de conférences et projections documentaires présentées en anglais s’adressant aux professionnels urbains, aux étudiants et aux amoureux de la ville. Rendez-vous le vendredi à 17h30 au Beursschouwburg ou La Bellone. Un lieu de rencontre pour les citadins passionnés, juste avant de débuter le week-end.

NL / Is de stad de toekomst? Zeker en vast. Het voorbije decennium werden veel nieuwe ideeën en visies ontwikkeld in het domein van de stadsstudies. Op de STADSSALONSURBAINS nodigen we professoren uit het buitenland uit om hun ideeën te presenteren aan het Brusselse publiek. De STADSSALONSURBAINS zijn een reeks Engelstalige lezingen en documentaires voor ‘urban professionals’, studenten en stadsliefhebbers. Afspraak op vrijdag om 17u30 in de Beursschouwburg of La Bellone. Een ontmoetingsplaats voor overtuigde stadsmensen, net voor de start van het weekend.

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

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PRACTICAL INFO  

  • The STADSSALONSURBAINS take place at two different venues — always check before you come! : the Beursschouwburg (rue Auguste Ortsstraat 20-28, 1000 Brussels) or La Bellone (rue de FLandre 46, 1000 Brussels)
  • Access is free and you don’t need to make any reservation. Be welcome!
  • You have no idea what “urbanites” are? Well, you probably are one. Click here for a definition.

CO-ORGANISING A STADSSALONSURBAINS EVENT ?

We have wild cards for research centres and organisations that would like to invite a professor in the broad field of Urban Studies to lecture at our STADSSALONSURBAINS series. If you have international professors visiting Brussels in 2016 or 2017, please let us know! Contact us at info@brusselsacademy.be.

ARCHIVE OF PAST STADSSALONSURBAINS

STADSSALONSURBAINS #15: BRUSSELS & ARCHITECTURE: LEARNING FROM A TURBULENT AFFAIR

STADSSALONSURBAINS #14: GETTING PLAYFUL? RETHINK MAPPING

STADSSALONSURBAINS #13: THE GLOBAL SUPER RICH

STADSSALONSURBAINS #12: ‘SMARTNESS’ IN GOVERNING CITY-REGION – WHY THE FUSS? 

STADSSALONSURBAINS #11 : OILY HANDSHAKES – Simon Batterbury (University of Melbourne, Australia)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #10 : THE SPACE WE SHARE (special Kunstenfestivaldesarts edition) – with Eric Corijn, Anna Rispoli, Kris Verdonck, Joost Vandenbroele and videos by William H. Whyte and Jan Gehl

STADSSALONSURBAINS #9 : DESIGN, WHEN EVERYBODY DESIGNS (special Selfcity edition) – Ezio Manzini (Politecnico di Milano, Italy & University of the Arts, London, UK) + panel debate with Bie Luyssaert (Design Vlaanderen), Virginia Tassinari (LUCA arts – MAD campus C-Mine), Lou Yongqi (Dean College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University) & Tanguy Coenen (iMinds iLab.o / SMIT)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #8 : THE FEEL OF THE CITY – Nicolas Kenny (Simons Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #7 : THE MEGA-EVENT SYNDROME – Martin Müller (Zurich University, Switserland)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #6: BRUSSELS IN CIRCLES – Max Roberts (University of Essex United Kingdom)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #5: THE HUMAN SCALE – Jens Aerts (Cosmopolis/BUUR), A.M. Dalsgaard & Jan Gehl (Jan Gehl Architects)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #4: CAN’T FORGET THE MOTOR CITY – Brian Doucet (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #3: THE POWER OF FIGURES – Susanne Heeg (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany)

STADSSALONSURBAINS #2: THE SOCIAL LIFE OF SMALL URBAN SPACES – Pol Ghekiere & William H. Whyte

STADSSALONSURBAINS #1: GLOBALISED MINDS, ROOTS IN THE CITY – Patrick Le Galès (Sciences Po, Paris, France)

CREDITS

The STADSSALONSURBAINS are an initiative of the Brussels Academy and the Brussels Studies Institute in collaboration with Beursschouwburg, La Bellone and Brussels based research centres.

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