Refugees in the arts & academia

Tuesday, Jul 04 2017 4:30 pm

Event End Time 2017-07-04 20:30
Event Location Palace of the Academies, Hertogsstraat 1, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Co-sponsors Jonge Academie; UAF-Scholars at Risk
In Event Types: Meeting

The Jonge Academie and UAF-Scholars at Risk will host “Refugees in the arts & academia”, an event bringing public attention to the issue of refugees in the arts sector and academia and examining the current situation in Flanders.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet artists, scholars, scientists, and students in an informal setting and exchange ideas with refugees and representatives of academic and political bodies and the arts sector.

This event will also include:
• Testimonials by refugee academics about their own experiences
• Debate with policy makers from political, academic, and arts institutions
• Artistic performances
• Info market with relevant institutions and initiatives
• Networking reception

This event is free, but registration is required. Register here.