Schedule 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19!)

Monday 29 June 2020

9.00 a.m. Registration and welcome with coffee
9.30 a.m.

Introductory session

Nicola Brajato
Alexander Dhoest
Bart Eeckhout
Lara Schrijver
Marion Wasserbauer
(Urban Studies Institute & A*, U of Antwerp)

11.00 a.m. Coffee break
11.30 a.m.

Focus: History

Danielle van den Heuvel (U of Amsterdam)
& Jonas Roelens (Ghent U)

1.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 p.m.

Focus: Materiality

Gavin Brown (U of Leicester) TBC

3.30 p.m. Coffee break
4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.

Student flash presentations

(approx. 5 minutes per person)
6.30 p.m.

Opening dinner

Tuesday 30 June 2020

9.30 a.m.

Focus: Re/presentation

Mieke Vandenbroucke (U of Antwerp)

11.00 a.m. Coffee break
11.30 a.m.

Focus: Materiality

Hannah Rozenberg (architect, London) TBC

1.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 p.m.

Focus: Sociality

Marguerite van den Berg (U of Amsterdam)

4.00 p.m. - 5.30 a.m.

Field trip I 

The sexual history of Antwerp

Guided by Maarten Loopmans (KU Leuven)

8.00 p.m.

Film/documentary

(@Cartoon’s) TBC

Wednesday 1 July 2020

9.30 a.m.

Work in progress

Workshop with students and faculty showcasing their work in progress

1.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 p.m.

Field trip II

Gender & sexuality in (Antwerp) fashion

Introduced and guided by Nicola Brajato (U of Antwerp)

5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Reception

Organized by the City of Antwerp for Summer University participants (@Felix Pakhuis) TBC

Thursday 2 July 2020

9.30 a.m.

Focus: Materiality

Valerie De Craene (KU Leuven)

& Cesare Di Feliciantonio (Manchester Metropolitan U)

11.00 a.m. Coffee break
11.30 a.m.

Focus: Re/presentation

Frederik Dhaenens (Ghent U)

1.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 p.m.

Focus: Intersectionality

Maria Rodó Zárate (Open U of Catalonia)

4.00 p.m. - 5.30 a.m.

Keynote lecture (open to the general public)

TBD

Friday 3 July 2020

9.30 a.m.

Focus: Migration

Lukasz Szulc (U of Sheffield)

11.00 a.m. Coffee break
11.30 a.m.

Concluding lecture

Talja Blokland (Humboldt U Berlin) TBC

1.00 p.m. Lunch
2.00 p.m.

Debating sex, gender, and the city

Concluding roundtable debate

The CityLAB VIII schedule is subject to change.