To mark the presentation of an honorary doctorate by the VUB to Robert Quinn, founder and executive director of the Scholars at Risk network, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR) invite you to attend a lecture by our brand new VUB Honorary Doctor.
The lecture will take place on Thursday 1 June, 15:00-17:00 in Auditorium QC on the VUB Main Campus, Pleinlaan 2 in 1050 Brussels. It will be followed by a panel discussion with Julie Bynens (tbc), secretary general of the Chancellery and the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Flemish government, Koen Verlaeckt, secretary general of the VLIR (Flemish Interuniversity Council), and Professor Karin Vanderkerken, VUB Vice-Rector Internationalisation. Moderator is Kim Hardie from the VUB International Relations office. In addition, there will be testimonials from at-risk scientists about their personal experience.
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session and will conclude with a reception.