Joren Janssens

Saturday  13th of October, one thousand Hondurans left the city of San Pedro Sula in a three thousand kilometer attempt to reach the United States on foot, in the hopes of receiving political asylum. By the time the migrant caravan crossed the Guatemalan border, it had grown into a convoy of over three thousand Hondurans fleeing the cycle of poverty, corruption and organized crime.

Joren Janssens

Encuentro proudly launches the Call for Papers for its first international workshop in collaboration with Kadoc-Ku Leuven, 8th-9th April 2019, Leuven, Belgium.

The Low Countries and Latin America from the 19th Century until Present. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shared Histories and Sources.

Hanne Cottyn

To celebrate the ENCUENTRO Kick-Off, we created the expo BE-LA PAST AND PRESENT ENCOUNTERS, exhibiting archival materials from AMSAB-ISG and KADOC-KU Leuven as well as photographic work by ENCUENTRO members Tessa Boeykens, Allan Souza Queiroz and Eva Willems. Explore the stories behind the captivating pictures!

Hanne Cottyn

A exposição BE-LA Encontros Passados e Presentes foi pensada por ocasião do lançamento da rede ENCUENTRO, e deseja jogar luz sobre o fenômeno da solidariedade entre a América Latina e a Bélgica, hoje e no passado. Este artigo contém as histórias de vida apresentadas junto ao material de arquivos pessoais na exposição BE-LA Encontros Passados e Presentes.

Hanne Cottyn

La exposición BE-LA, Encuentros Pasados y Presentes, fue diseñada con motivo del lanzamiento de ENCUENTRO, y desea iluminar el fenómeno de la solidaridad entre América Latina y Bélgica, hoy y en el pasado. En este artículo los protagonistas de la exposición cuentan sus historias junto al material de sus archivos personales.

Hanne Cottyn

To celebrate the ENCUENTRO Kick-Off, the expo BE-LA PAST AND PRESENT ENCOUNTERS was created, exhibiting archival materials from AMSAB-ISG and KADOC-KU Leuven. In this article, the protagonists of the exposition tell the stories behind the objects from their personal archives. The exposition brings together the accounts of Alma De Walsche in Ecuador, Raf Allaerts in Guatemala, Luis (Ludovic) Vandaele in Brazil, and Isabelle Vertriest and Eric Van der Meirsch in Nicaragua.