Are We Europe

‘Europe Day at Bozar’

9 May'23
- 18:30

The Age of Crisis

Can Europe provide solutions to the various crises facing the world today? Europe Day on 9 May marks the anniversary of Robert Schuman’s declaration which, in 1950, launched European unification. This year, Bozar and its partners commissioned pitches for features, personal stories, interviews, photo series and photo essays, infographics, illustrations and comics that tackle this year’s theme of ‘The Age of Crisis’. On the occasion of the presentation of Mayday Magazine, journalists and expert speakers will discuss the state of the European Union. There will also be poetic and illustrated contributions. In the second part of the evening, the Italian writer Giuliano da Empoli will be our guest for edition of our ‘Meet the Writer’-series. Beatrice Delvaux will interview him his about his novel The Wizzard of the Kremlin about the entourage of Vladimir Putin.

With the participation of:
Karl van den Broeck (Belgium / Bozar)
Teresa O'Connell (Great Britain / Are We Europe)
Giuseppe Porcaro (Italy / Bruegel)
Tinatin Tsertsvadze (Georgia / Open Society Foundations)
Latifa Oulkhouir (France / ~ le mouvement)
Anuna De Wever (Belgium / Climate Action Network)
Stefaan De Rynck (Belgium / Representation of the European Commission in Belgium)
Shada Islam (Belgium / Independent commentator and advisor)
Lisette Ma Neza (Netherlands / slam poet)
KIM (Belgium / cartoonist)

Buy your ticker for Meet the Writer: Guiliano da Empoli here

Practical information


Hall M

Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS


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  • Bruegel
  • European Commission Representation in Belgium