Friday, 17:30 – 19:30, Beursschouwburg (Ortsstreet 20-28 , 1000 BXL)
In collaboration with BCUS/4Cities
Series of English lectures and documentary screenings for urban professionals, students and all city lovers. A meeting point for urbanites, just before the weekend starts.
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.

Free contribution, no reservation needed. Be welcome!
Public: Open to everyone



Contested urban spaces: development struggles as displacement of the borders of the political

Enrico Gualini
(TU Berlin, DE)
07/10/2016 Documentary “Our City” Maria Tarantino (Documentary maker)

@ Kaaitheater

Europe’s new Janus face: Between compassion and solidarity and how fighting for the commons can avoid anthropological catastrophe Maria Kaika (Manchester University & Amsterdam University)
09/12/2016 Contested Cities: Muslim Piety in Secular Places Berna Turam (Northeastern University, USA)

!!! 25/11 Maria Kaika (Manchester University): “Europe’s new Janus face” -> Exceptionally at Kaaitheater (Sainctelettesquare 20, 1000 Bxl) from 5pm to 6.30pm.


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 know international professors visiting Brussels in 2016 or 2017, please let us know! Contact us at