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WEDNESDAY 14 MAY

THURSDAY 15 MAY

FRIDAY 16 MAY

SATURDAY 17 MAY

TOUR 17-18 MAY

SOCIAL EVENTS

TOUR 17-18 MAY
 
 Conference and Tour Programme

    

THE PAUL OTLET TOUR

------------------------------ Sorry, the tour is fully booked! ---------------------------- 

 

Saturday 17 May

 

1-2 p.m.
lunch picnic in let's call it an Analogous space ... close to the conference venue
 

2-3 p.m.
Drive (by mini-bus) to Westende
http://www.middelkerke.be/toerisme/nieuw/toeristische_attracties.asp
 
3-4 p.m.
Visit to Villa Les Zéphyrs, designed by Oscar Van de Voorde, chief architect of the
world exhibition 1913 in Ghent. Art Nouveau Interior by Henry van de Velde
http://www.kusthistories.be/
 
Guided short walk to Grand Hôtel Belle Vue listening to an explanation about  the
vision and the urban planning of Octave van Rysselberghe.  Van Rysselberghe
designed, together with Otlet, the ideal sea-resort Westend. 
   
4-5 p.m.
Short visit to the Grand Hôtel Belle Vue designed by Octave Van Rysselberghe
and the pupil of Otlet, Nicolas Lembrée
 
Drink
 

6 -7.30 p.m.
Drive to Lombise and dinner
 

10 p.m.
Drive to Féluy and stay at the hotel Manoir du capitaine http://www.manoirducapitaine.com/

 
  
Sunday 18 MAY
 

9.30 a.m

Drive to Mons  
 
10 – 12.30 a.m Visit to the Mundaneum

On 18 May Mons celebrates La ducasse, la fête du Doudou, a special experience ...                                                     

http://ducassedemons.info/

 

Conducted tour in the archives of the Mundaneum

http://www.mundaneum.be/

(archives of Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine). Visit to the Museum of the Mundaneum
  

Sandwich lunch offered by the Mundaneum

 

12.30 a.m - 1.30 p.m
Drive to Brussels

 

1.30-2.30 p.m
Solvay Library, Parc Léopold                         

http://www.bibliothequesolvay.be/

 

2.30-3 p.m
Palais du Cinquantenaire (once the 'World Palace' of Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine)                                            

http://www.eurobru.com/monum055.htm

 

3-4 p.m

Hotel Otlet (architect: Octave Van Rysselberghe and Henri van de Velde) http://www.pbase.com/brunello/image/55980629
 

Drive to Brussels Central Station
 
4 p.m 

Drive to Ghent

 

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