The panel celebrates the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s Utopia, published for the first time in Leuven in 1516. The discussion will explore More’s vision of the world during his time and our ideas of Utopia of today and tomorrow. This special evening honors the friendship between KU Leuven and individuals and institutions throughout the US.
Distinguished speakers include:
Professor Rik Torfs, Rector of University of Leuven
Professor Jan Van der Stock, Curator of "In Search of Utopia"
Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University
Marianne Amssoms, Vice President Global Communications, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Ambassador (Rtd.) Howard Gutman, Former US Ambassador to Belgium
Peter Vanham, Media Strategist, World Economic Forum
WHEN: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
RSVP by September 7 at https://kuleuven.eventbrite.com
We are merging into the KU Leuven main alumni platform this summer, consistent with other International Chapters as requested by our Alma Mater.
New website: KU Leuven Connect