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Speeches and World café tables reports

VALUES BEYOND 2015:
THE GLOBAL CHALLENGE
FOR UNIVERSITIES AND THEIR STUDENTS
Bologna, Thursday 17 September 2015

 

Speeches and reports can be seen by clicking on the headings below

 

Welcome remarks
Ivano Dionigi

Review of the Observatory’s year
David Lock

1st Session
Keynote address
What are universities for?
Geoffrey Boulton

2nd Session
Students experience in the research university: How do students actually learn?
Roselinde Bon
Zahia Siab

Georgiana Mihut
Victor Ajao

3rd Session
Panel
International perspectives
The importance of internalising values in universities – Chinese perspectives,
Yang Xianjin

World café sessions

-          Africa: Challenges in promoting Magna Charta Universitatum fundamental principles and values
Host: Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, University of Ghana
Rapporteur: Robert Quinn, Council Member

-          China: Challenges in promoting Magna Charta Universitatum fundamental principles and values
Host: Guan Naija, Vice-President, Nankai University
Rapporteur: Dimitris Tsougarakis, Council Member

-          South America: Challenges in promoting Magna Charta Universitatum fundamental principles and values
Host: Marco Antonio Zago, Rector of the University of São Paulo, Brazil
Rapporteur: John Davies, Emeritus Professor, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

-          Transnational education
Host: Mohamed Loutfi, Pro-Vice Chancellor Cardiff Metropolitan University, and Council Member
Rapporteur: Zahia Siab, Student, Amsterdam University College, Netherlands

-          Undergraduate involvement in research
Host: Rok Primozic, Former Chairperson, European Students’ Union, Brussels
Rapporteur: Agneta Bladh, Council Member

-         Consumerism or humanism: educational values in the University of Bologna and beyond
Host: Sina Westa – PhD Student, University of Ljubljana
Rapporteur: Ella Ritchie, Emerita Professor, Newcastle University

-        Provision of student support services
Host: Eva Söderman,
Head of Study Counsellors and Career Office, Uppsala University, Sweden
Rapporteur: Klaus D. Beiter, Marie Curie Experienced Fellow, University of Lincoln

-        Values for a global perspective for students
Host: Viktor Grønne
, European Students’ Union, Brussels
Rapporteur: Jens Jungblut, Council Member

-        Values under pressure through internationalisation
Host: Jane Knight, Adjunct Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto, Canada
Rapporteur: Martina Vukasovic, Council Member

-        Beyond the values of reputation: What “races” should universities run?
Host: Georgiana Mihut,
Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association
Rapporteur: Eva Egron-Polak, Council Member

-        Role of sport in promoting values
Host: Kole Gjeloshaj, Director of Education Services, FISU – International University Sports Federation, Belgium
Rapporteur: Roselinde Bon, Student, Amsterdam University College, Netherlands

 

Agere and prodesse
Ivano Dionigi