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Brussels Talking Lecture Series

Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 18:00 to Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 18:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Faculty: Social Sciences and Solvay Business School
Lecture Series

Brussels Talking Lecture Series

The VUB Communication Studies Lecture Series is a prestigious series of compact two-hour conferences on media and communication in Europe with prominent guest speakers from the European media industry, journalism, academia, NGO’s, and European institutions. The Lecture Series enhances understanding of topical debates about economic, political, technical, legal and societal aspects of media and communication in Europe.

They take place from February to May, on the VUB Campus in Etterbeek (Brussels Humanities, Science and Engineering Campus). Lectures and roundtables of approximately 45-60 minutes are followed by 45-60 minutes of discussion.

 

2019 PROGRAMME OUTLINE

 

  • February 12, Luciano Morganti – Introduction to the BTLS, To-Dos and Evaluation Criteria, 16-18h, D0.08
  • February 19, Christian van Thillo – CEO Aurex-Persgroep – Challenges and Opportunities for Media Content Companies in an Era of Platform Economics, 18-20h, Q.C
  • March 12, Thierry Geerts - Country Director, Google Belgium - Reinventing Media in the Digital Age, 16-18h, D0.08
  • March 19, Andrea Renda – Senior Researcher CEPS (Center for European Policy Studies), Professor LUISS - Ex Machina: current challenges in the ethics and regulation of A.I., 16-18h, D0.08
  • March 20, 2019 - Conference -The Europe we want, the Europe we need - ULB, Place Flagey 19 – 1050 Brussels - 9-18h
  • Mar 26, Aidan White – Director, Ethical Journalism Network   Ethical Journalism as an Inspiration for Free Expression, 16-18hD0.08
  • April 2, Lucia Recalde – Head of Unit, Creative Europe & Media – Challenges and Future of the European Media & Audio-Visual Industries18-20h, D0.02
  • April 30, Siada El Ramly - Director General EDiMA, European trade association representing online platforms and the platform ecosytem – The European Digital Agenda – the Digital Single Market: what is really going on? Industry insights into Europe’s approach to digital, 16-18h, D0.08
  • Canceled-May 7, Christophe Ginistry – Head of Digital Engagement at OECD - Social Media in the Digital Era: current and future trends, 16-18h, D0.08
  • May 14, Alberto Alemanno - Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, HEC Paris, Founder, The Good Lobby - Beyond click-activism: how citizens can lobby the EU through new digital, participatory mechanisms, 16-18h, D0.08

Please refer to the course schedule as last minute changes and changes in the programme might occur. 

 

Registration

Attendance is free of charge but registration is compulsory (for non-Communication Studies masterstudents) 

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