BEES DOCU & DEBATE

What is the position of science in relation to activism/commitment and vice versa?

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In the morning of 17 october 2019 at ULB in Brussels, BEES organises a projection/debate on the theme of citizen engagement and science. Don't hesitate to come and discuss with us in a friendly athmosphere ! Let's learn from eachother on how to tackle today's challenges regarding climate and biodiversity.

PROGRAMME

08:30 - 09:00 : Registration

09:00 - 09:15 : Introduction - The Biodiversity and climate crisis 

Setting the context for contemporary challenges (climate & biodiversity), reminder of the urgency and importance of citizen engagement.

09:15 - 09:30 : Introduction to the documentary, the Battle of Black Water, Benjamin Hennot

09:30 - 10:45 : Documentary screening, the Battle of Black Water. (73')

10:45 - 11:15 : Interruption

11:15 - 13:00 : Debate on the different roles and choices of future scientists in policy and society. Ewoud Vandepitte

13:00 - 14:00 : Lunch / Exchanges / Action(s)?

PRACTICAL
When ? 17 october 2019 from 9AM until 2 PM.

Where ? at ULB, Faculté d'Architecture La Cambre, auditoire Bourgeois, place E. Flagey 19, Brussels (https://goo.gl/maps/KZuv5NuQSPRyumkM7)

BACKGROUND INFORMATION 

La Bataille de l'Eau Noire. (https://www.labatailledeleaunoire.com/bande-annonce)

Belgium, 1978. The Minister of Public Works is planning a huge dam in the Black Water Valley, upstream of the small town of Couvin.
But the inhabitants turned against the project and delivered a flamboyant guerrilla war...
A choral film that communicates the joy and strength of a popular movement that is exemplary in every respect.

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