The other side of mobility

Stockholm, 12-14 June 2005

Programme

Sunday 12 June 2005

13.00-17.30

Registrations

15.30-17.30

Tourist programme:boat trip in the Stockholm archipelago with a drop off at the City Hall

18.00-20.00

Welcome reception at the Stockholm City Hall

Monday 13 June 2005

08.00

Registrations and coffee

09.00

Welcome addresses

09.30

Opening Keynote by Henning Mankell

10.30

Coffee break

11.00

Session I: Approaches to mobility

 

The promises of mobility
Bernd Wächter, Director, Academic Cooperation Association,  Brussels

Mobility impacts: what we know and what we would like to know
Ulrich Teichler, Professor, Centre for Research on Higher Education and Work, University of Kassel 

12.30

Lunch

14.00

Session II: Mobility and development cooperation

 

Development cooperation in Higher Education: do we need a new approach?
Kambiz Ghawami, Director Germany, World University Service, Wiesbaden

Mobility in development co-operation: who develops?
Berit Olsson, Director Research Cooperation, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Stockholm

A student experience by Caroline Wamala

15.30

Coffee break

16.00

Session III: Intercultural impacts of mobility

 

About stories, fairy tales and fata morganas
Jeanine Hermans, Head of Student Recruitment, Wageningen University

Changing one's life. Mobility and personal development
Sigbrit Franke, University Chancellor and Director General, Högskoleverket, Stockholm

The Socrates-Erasmus sojourn: a truly European experience
Emmanuel Sigalas, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Reading

20.00

Gala Dinner at the Operaterrassen

Tuesday 14 June 2005

09.00

Session IV:  Mobility, research, and knowledge transfer

Mobility within the Nordic Higher Education Area
René Bugge Bertramsen, Chairman, Nordic Advisor Committee on Higher Education, Director-General, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Copenhagen

The international student promoting innovation in education and research
Ramon Wyss, Vice-President International Affairs, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

A student experience by Kristina Marquardt

10.30

Coffee break

11.00

Session V: Mobility and identity building

Eurostars and Eurocities: the idea and reality of career mobility in an integrating Europe
Adrian Favell, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California Los Angeles

Global citizenship in an interrelated world
Eva Titus, Psychotherapist, Brussels 

The development of our international identities
Roger and Gianna Husblad, Eskilstuna

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Panel discussion:
How to go on from here? - Making best use of the mobility experience

Chair: Bernd Wächter
Jeanine Hermans
Ulrich Hörmann, Secretary General, Austrian Exchange Service
Ewa Krzaklewska, Vice President, Erasmus Student Network International
Ulrich Teichler 

15.30

Closing keynote
Future visions
Peter Scott, President, Academic Cooperation Association