Church in Tabora, Tanzania | Photo by Rohan Reddy on Unsplash

The Future of the Mission, the Mission of the Future?

Debate (in Dutch) on 27 November 2023

In this panel discussion (in Dutch) we explore how we relate to mission history.

With Nozizwe Dube (PhD in International & European Law, Maastricht University), Idesbald Goddeeris (professor of history, KU Leuven), Théogène Havugimana (director Missio Belgium), Marit Monteiro (Professor of Cultural and Religious History, Radboud University Nijmegen), and moderator Sibo Kanobana (lecturer Open University, the Netherlands).

This lecture is part of the “Big Questions” series on past and present issues, which UCSIA is programming for the city festival Baroque Influencers.

Date & Time

Monday 27 November 2023
8.00 – 9.30 p.m.


University of Antwerp – Hof van Liere
Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerp


Free entrance, but don’t forget
to register online in advance.

More Big Questions at the Baroque Influencers city festival:

Prent uit ‘Imago primi saeculi Societatis Iesu a Prouincia Flandro-Belgica euisdem Societatis repreasentata.’ (Antwerp: Ex officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, 1640) © Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University

Missions, Maps and Mediators

Big Questions of Baroque Influencers
7 November 2023

Jesuit astronomers with Kangxi Emperor 1690-1705 Beauvais (c) Philippe Behagle, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

The Discovery of China

book launch (in Dutch)
Big Questions of Baroque Influencers
20 November 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


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

Voorlopige locatie tijdens de renovatiewerken:
Blindestraat 14, 2000 Antwerpen