Our essence

A holistic programme with a twist

Our community is curious about the world, comes from a range of fields, and possesses a passion for knowledge. Thats why our programme spans subjects, angles, fields and formats to bring you new perspectives on topics from art to tech to business to spirituality.  

We create unexpected alchemies thanks to disruptive moderators. We programme around the most pressing issues of tomorrows world and we search for the uniqueness and untold stories from each of our highly curated speakers. Behind our line-up of events is our exceptional events curation team, always looking forward, with an international perspective.

Gaia van der Esch

Gaia van der Esch

The changing face of leadership
Business

Coming soon

The changing face of leadership

Join us for a conversation on leadership and the influence of women in shaping innovative approaches to leading with Gaia van der Esch, Executive dire...
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Michaël Vlerick

Michaël Vlerick

Why are we not happier? A Darwinist take on happiness
Wellbeing

Mon. March 4, 6:30PM

Why are we not happier? A Darwinist take on happiness

An evening with philosopher Michaël Vlerick: how do we go from selfish genes to the art of a freer life?
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Stand up against street harassment – the 5D method
Education & Development

Fri. March 8, 6:00PM

Stand up against street harassment – the 5D method

For Women’s Rights Day, TheMerode is talking about women’s safety in public spaces. Join us and learn the 5D, a safe and efficient method to react and...
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Georges-Louis Bouchez
Theo Francken

Theo Francken

Georges-Louis Bouchez

Elections debate: Georges-Louis Bouchez and Theo Francken
Politics

Tue. March 12, 7:30PM

Elections debate: Georges-Louis Bouchez and Theo Francken

Join Georges-Louis Bouchez (MR) and Theo Francken (N-VA) as they engage in a debate on the pressing issues of the upcoming elections.
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Swami Rameshwarananda Giri
Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Swami Rameshwarananda Giri

Reverential Ecology
Inspirational stories

Wed. March 13, 7:00PM

Reverential Ecology

Satish Kumar in conversation with H.E. Pujya Swami Rameshwarananda Giri Maharaj
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Ghislain de Mévius
Guillaume de Mévius
Grégoire de Mévius
Rally racing: Unveiling the Mevius family's legacy
Inspirational stories

Thu. March 14, 6:00PM

Rally racing: Unveiling the Mevius family's legacy

Embark on an unforgettable journey, exploring the Paris Dakar Rally with the Mevius Family in a conversation moderated by esteemed motorsports journal...
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Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone

Meet four-time Oscar-winner film director Oliver Stone
Arts & Culture

Sat. March 16, 5:30PM

Meet four-time Oscar-winner film director Oliver Stone

Join the multi-award-winning screenwriter, director and producer for an exclusive conversation covering his life, career and autobiography, Chasing th...
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Olivier Hamant

Olivier Hamant

Breaking the Performance Paradigm with Olivier Hamant
Sustainability & Ecology

Tue. March 19, 7:00PM

Breaking the Performance Paradigm with Olivier Hamant

Beyond Degrowth: navigating resilience in a dynamic world
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