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The Faculty of Languages and Humanities aspires to realize high-quality, inspiring education; outstanding research and relevant social services in the fields of Philosophy & Moral Sciences, History, Art Sciences & Archaeology, Applied Linguistics  and Linguistics & Literary Studies.

 

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Thursday 20 January, 14:00

Multistakeholderism in the European Union’s Trade Policy-Making

Doctoraatsverdediging van Diana Potjomkina voor het behalen van de academische graad van Doctor in de politieke wetenschappen met het proefschrift getiteld ‘Multistakeholderism in the European Union’s Trade Policy-Making’....

Doctoraatsverdediging van Diana Potjomkina voor het behalen van de academische graad van Doctor i...

Thursday 20 January, 17:00

Improving human-robot interaction through empathy and transparency

Public PhD defense in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Engineering Sciences of Mrs. Elahe Bagheri. Please find attached the invitation.

Public PhD defense in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Engineering Scie...

Friday 21 January, 12:00

Opleidingsintervisie

In kleine groep (max. 5 deelnemers) wordt tijdens de opleidingsintervisie gestructureerd en onder begeleiding uitgewisseld rond thema's die u zelf aandraagt. U leert met en van collega's rond moeilijkheden die ieder van u dagelijks tegenkomt bij het opleiden op de werkvloer. Open ...

In kleine groep (max. 5 deelnemers) wordt tijdens de opleidingsintervisie gestructureerd en onde...

Saturday 22 January, 14:00

Songing with our Ancestors: Voice Workshop with Johanna Peine and TOI

How much of jellyfish, fish or amphibian is still present in the human body and voice? In this workshop we try to get to the bottom of this question by exploring the movements of early phylo- and ontogenesis in connection with the sound of our voice. According to the phoniatrist J....

How much of jellyfish, fish or amphibian is still present in the human body and voice? In this wo...

Saturday 22 January, 20:00

Songing with our Ancestors: Live Radio Session with Peggy Pierrot

Live radio session with writer, radio dj and educator Peggy Pierrot.

Live radio session with writer, radio dj and educator Peggy Pierrot.

Tuesday 25 January, 20:00

Hydrofeminisms

The ocean holds numerous stories of kinship between the human and the more-than-human. One of those stories tells of the ancient oceanic ancestors of our present-day (human) bodies of water. Traces of many of those ancestors, such as the amoeba or the jellyfish, are still present...

The ocean holds numerous stories of kinship between the human and the more-than-human. One of tho...

Departments

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities hosts two departments:

  • History, Archaeology, Arts, Philosophy and Ethics (HARP)
  • Linguistics and Literary Studies (LIST)

Programmes

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities organizes 5 Bachelor programmes, 9 Master programmes and 1 Advanced Master's programme. While the majority of these programmes are taught in Dutch, the Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies and the (Advanced) Research Master in Philosophy are taught in English. Below, you will find an overview of all programmes offered within the Faculty.

Research groups

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities is home to various research groups, both groups solely related to the Faculty and research groups that were created in alliance with partner institutions. In the overview below, all active research groups can be found.

Research groups within Languages and Humanities

       

In alliance with Université Libre de Bruxelles

        

In alliance with Ghent University

      

Sustainable solutions

For all staff and students who wish to work on their ecological footprint, the Faculty of Languages and Humanities has been working on some guidelines for good practices. In the overview below, some helpful pages, documents as well as a brief explanation about the Green Impact project can be found.

© Sarah Lzarovic

Project in the spotlight: the recycling cabinet

The first step of ‘acting sustainably’ is to start by using what you already have. Bearing this in mind, the team created the ‘recycling cabinet’. We encourage colleagues and students to swap or donate things that they no longer (can) use. To inspire you, we hereby list some possibilities:

  • books & magazines
  • note pads & writing material
  • small electronics like desk lamps or coffee makers
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Building C - 5th floor
Room 5.C.403b
Pleinlaan 2
Elsene
Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus
Pleinlaan 2
Brussel

Contact

Faculty secretariat
02 629 39 05
faclw@vub.ac.be