Political lives: Coppieters & Companys

Official launch of a series of biographies from XX century polititians

Events / Thu 12 Jul 2018 19:00

POLITICAL LIVES: Official launch in Brussels of a series of biographies of remarkable politicians, scholars and activists that helped shape our societies throughout the XX century.

On 12 July we rediscover the lives and deed of Maurits Coppieters, the Fleming that gives name to the Coppieters Foundation, and Lluis Companys, Catalan president in exile.


12 July 2018

19:00 - 21:00


  • Josep Vall. Vice president of the Coppieters Foundation. Coordinator of the series and editor of the bio’s on Coppieters and Companys.
  • Roser Maresma. President of the Catalan Society of Brussels (Casal Català de Brussel·les).
  • Toni Torres. Historian and member of the Catalan Society of Brussels (Casal Català de Brussel·les).
  • Meritxell Serret. Delegate of the Government of Catalonia to the EU.


When: Thursday 12thJuly  2018, from 19:00 to 21:00
Where: Cultural Centre of Saint Jean Baptiste au Béguinage.
Address: Place du Béguinage 2062, 1000 Bruxelles


Do you plan to attend? Please RSVP via info@ideasforeurope.eu. No registration fees.


There will be no interpretation at this event.

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This conference is a joint initiative of the Coppieters Foundation and the Catalan Society of Brussels (Casal Català de Brussel·les)

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This conference is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.

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