Conference of Rectors

LEGACY OF CHARLES IV

Education and Academic Freedoms, Innovation and Open Society


Coimbra Group, Europaeum, UNICA         


Friday, 13 May 2016, 9 am — 2 pm

Carolinum


The meeting of three international university associations – Coimbra Group, Europaeum, and UNICA – will take place on Friday, 13 May 2016. The rectors, members of these associations, and prominent experts will gather to discuss the topical issues related to the legacy of the Charles University founder at the conference called Legacy of Charles IV, Education and Academic Freedoms, Innovation and Open Society.



Programme


9:00 Introductory word


Prof. Tomáš Zima

Rector of Charles University


Mgr. et Mgr. Věra Jourová

Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, European Commission


Welcome address

by the Presidents of Coimbra Group Europaeum and UNICA

Prof. Dorothy Kelly

Chair of the Executive Board of the Coimbra Group


Dr. Andrew Graham

Chair of the Europaeum Academic Council


Prof. Luciano Saso

President of UNICA

9:20—9:40  Charles IV, Enlightened Monarch

prof. Jan Royt

Vice-Rector, Charles University


9:40—11:20  EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC FREEDOMS

Chair: prof. Lenka Rovná

Vice-Rector, Charles University


Legal Framework of Academic Freedoms

prof. Kurt Deketelaere

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


Freedom from Traditions

prof. Rainer Klump

Rector, Université du Luxembourg


Freedom from the Outside World

prof. Gary Marks

University of North Carolina


Freedom from the Government 


prof. Beate Schücking

Rector, Universität Leipzig


Freedom from the Private Sector / Companies

prof. Carel Stolker

Rector, Universiteit Leiden


Discussion 11:20—11:45


Coffee Break


11:45—13:30 INNOVATION AND OPEN SOCIETY

Chair: prof. Martin Kovář

Vice-Rector, Charles University


Universities and Innovation

prof. Bernhard Eitel

Rector, Heidelberg Universität


Universities in Troubled World

prof. Kalypso Nicolaïdis

Director, Centre of International Studies, University of Oxford


Universities in International Competition

prof. Alain Beretz

Rector, Université de Strasbourg


The Role of Universities in International Economics

prof. Jukka Kola

Rector, University of Helsinki


Universities as universal enterprises

prof. Fabio Rugge

Rector, University of Pavia


13:30—13:50 Discussion


13:50—14:00 Closing remarks:

Prof. Tomáš Zima

Rector, Charles University


14:00 Lunch









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