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The Program

                                                               

 Magna Charta Symposium

UNIVERSITY INTEGRITY – SOCIETY’S BENEFIT  

Programme 

 

Thursday 18 September 2014

15.00 - 18.00 

Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala University

Akademigatan 3, Uppsala

15.00-16.00

Arrival of participants and registration

 

16.00-18.00

The Autonomous University in a Historical Perspective

Programme at Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala University

Chair: Marika Hedin, Museum Director

  

19.00 – 22.00

Östgöta Nation

Trädgårdsgatan 15, Uppsala

Ceremonial Opening Dinner

Welcome

Eva Åkesson, Vice-Chancellor, Uppsala University

Invited Speaker

Inge Jonsson, Professor and Former Rector, Stockholm University, Signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum in 1988

Fabio Roversi-Monaco, Drafter of the Magna Charta Universitatum, Honorary President of the Magna Charta Observatory, and Former Rector of the University of Bologna

Martin H. Son Holmdahl, Professor and former Vice-Chancellor, Uppsala University, signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum in 1988

 

Friday 19 September 2014

8.15 – 16.15 

Uppsala University Mail Building, Room X

Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala

 

08.15                         Arrival of participants and registration

 

09.00                       Morning Session

 

Welcome and Introduction

Eva Åkesson, Vice-Chancellor, Uppsala University

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory Council

 

Keynote Speech I

Fact-Based View on Global Health

Hans Rosling, Professor at Karolinska Institute, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Gapminder Foundation and Honorary Doctor at Uppsala University

 

Keynote Speech II

Academic Conundrum in Maintaining Autonomy and Integrity

Teboho Moja, Clinical Professor of Higher Education at New York University, Former Executive Director and Commissioner to the National Commission on Higher Education appointed by President Mandela.

 

11.15               Workshop Sessions

A   Integrity in Changing University Landscapes

Confirmed speakers:

Seteney Shami, Director of The Arab Council for the Social Sciences, Beirut

Sverker Sörlin, Professor of Environmental History, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Chair: Anders Ekström, Professor, Uppsala University

B   Ethics in Education and Research 

Confirmed speakers:

Sven Widmalm, Professor of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University

Inga Zaleniene, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius

Chair: Eva Egron-Polak, Secretary General, International Association of Universities; Council member, Magna Charta Observatory

C   Towards a Students Magna Charta  

Confirmed speakers:

Fredrik Pettersson, President of the Student Union, Uppsala University

Erin Nordal, Vice-Chair European Students’ Union

Chair: Jens Jungblut, University of Oslo; Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

D   Protecting threatened Scholars

Confirmed speakers:

Robert Quinn, Founding Executive Director of the Scholars at Risk Network, New York University; Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

Ragnhild Øien Guldvog, Chair Scholars at Risk Norway Section

Sedigheh Vasmaghi, Lawyer, Uppsala University

Lami Bertan Tokuzlu, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Bilgi University Law School

Chair: Louise Rügheimer, Senior Advisor PhD, Uppsala University

 

12.45               Lunch

 

13.45              Afternoon Session

 

Keynote Speech III

Universities at the Crossroads of Stakes and Values

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory Council 

 

Panel

Magna Charta and University Integrity: Yesterday, Today and in the Future

Sverker Sörlin, Professor of Environmental History, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Erin Nordal, Vice-Chair European Students’ Union

Martina Vukasovic, Ghent University; Council Member, Magna Charta Observatory

Bengt Gustafsson, Professor of Astro Physics, Uppsala University

Moderator: Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Uppsala University

 

Highlights of the Observatory Activities and Next Year’s Event in Bologna

David Lock, Secretary General Designate, Magna Charta Observatory

 

Conclusion

Sijbolt Noorda, President, Magna Charta Observatory Council

Anders Ekström, Chair of the Organising Committee, Uppsala University

 

Moderator of the Conference

Anders Malmberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Uppsala University