VUB Honorary Doctorates
On 29 November, the VUB awarded honorary doctorates to the people of Lampedusa (represented by Pietro Bartolo) and Emma Bonino. For this occasion, a conference was organized to highlight refugees and migration in the research and teaching activities at the university. Kevin Smets participated in the panel on research activities, where he discussed the perspective of communication studies and on-going research within CEMESO.
More information on the conference can be found here: http://www.vub.ac.be/events/2017/doctor-honoris-causa-day-ever-engaging-values-education-and-responsibilities-refugees.
A report on the honorary doctorate ceremony can be found here: http://vubtoday.be/en/node/6622.