Part 1: 14.00 – 15.45 h
Welcome address :
by prof. Jacques Willems, Chairman of the University Foundation
Introduction to the subject:
by prof. Patrick Loobuyck, Coordinator of the Ethical Forum, University of Antwerp/Ghent University
- Liudvika Leisyte, professor of higher education, Center for Higher Education (ZHB), TU Dortmund, Germany: "Being an academic in Europe and in the U.S. : role differentiation, shifting identities and protected spaces"
- Egbert de Weert, senior researcher (em.), Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, NL: "System constraints and the shaping of professorial work in teaching and research"
Herman De Dijn, em. professor at the Institute of Philosophy of the KULeuven: "Professors or professionals?"
Frank Willaert, professor medieval Dutch literature at the University of Antwerp
Some short prepared contributions (“interpellations”) (max 3 min) from the floor: Jocelyn Robert (Université de Liège), Jolien Gay (Itinera), Heleen Touquet (Actiegroep Hoger Onderwijs)
Part 2: 16.15 – 18.00 h
Panel discussion chaired by Patrick Loobuyck:
Dominique Willems, em. professor French linguistics at Ghent University
Michel Gevers, em. professor mathematical engineering UCLouvain
Mark Waer, prorector and professor medical science KULeuven
Liesbet Geris, professor biomedical engineering ULg & KULeuven
Conclusions by Philippe Van Parijs, Chaire Hoover d'éthique économique et sociale, UCLouvain