Johan Lagae granted a Francqui chair at the Université Libre de Bruxelles


Francqui LeerstoelProf. Johan Lagae, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, has been granted, together with the renowned architectural historian Jean-Louis Cohen, as the Francqui Chair 2019 2020 by the Faculté d'Architecture and the École Polytechnique of the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

In this context, Johan Lagae will give five evening lectures (in French) on the theme of ‘Architecture and the City in (post)colonial Africa’. His inaugural lecture, entitled “De l’outre-mer au transnational. Glissements de perspectives dans l’historiographie de l’architecture et l’urbanisme coloniale et postcoloniale en Afrique”, is scheduled on Monday 17 February 2020 at 18h30, location : Auditoire Victor Bourgeois, ULB – Site Flagey.