Molenbeek (in Brussels): a Low Countries Large City Multicultural Laboratory

01-01-2020 from 19:00 to 20:30
Blandijn, Aud. 3 Suzanne Lilar
Martine De Reu
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Introduction: (1) concepts: globalization and glocalization; "migrant"; arrival city; capital (human, social, cultural, spiritual), and (2) short overview: migrations to Low Countries and current refugee flows. The introduction is followed by a presentation of Molenbeek in Brussels. The presentation will be framed by the developed concepts and the short overview of migrations and refugee flows. If there is enough time, attention will be given to 2 recent and current challenges: jihadism and the management of multiple loyalties.


Lecturer: Johan Leman (Faculty of Social Sciences, KULeuven and director of Foyer Molenbeek)

This lecture is cancelled - a PowerPoint presentation is available in Ufora.