Calculated Believers?

Painters, Jesuits and innovative mathematics

Lecture (in Dutch) on 10 October 2023

Ad Meskens (AP Hogeschool) talks about painter Peter Paul Rubens, Francis Aguilonius sj and the Jesuits’ contribution to the development of mathematics in the seventeenth century.

This talk (in Dutch) is part of our lecture series on the big questions in society that UCSIA is organizing in the framework of the Baroque Influencers city festival.

Ad Meskens

More Big Questions at the Baroque Influencers city festival:


The Teacher as Influencer

webinar (in Dutch)
Big Questions of Baroque Influencers
4 October 2023

Borders © Siora Photography

To the Borders:
How can we reach people at the margins of society through education?

panel discussion (in Dutch)
Big Questions of Baroque Influencers
16 October 2023

Wiskunde en wetenschappen als kunst voor morgen

Mathematics and Sciences as Art for Tomorrow

lecture (in Dutch)
Big Questions of Baroque Influencers
25 October 2023

Date & Time

Tuesday 10 October 2023
8.00 – 9.30 p.m.


University of Antwerp – City Campus
Hof van Liere
Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen


Free entrance
Please register online
before Monday 9 October 2023.


Koningstraat 2
B-2000 Antwerpen
Tel. +32 (0)3 265 49 60

Voorlopige locatie tijdens de renovatiewerken:
Blindestraat 14, 2000 Antwerpen