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Virtual Forum

Welcome to the HEI Summer Forum!

HEI Summer Forum 2020

The HEI Summer Forum is an initiative addressed to professionals and students from Higher Education Institutions with the aim of providing an open space to share our current experiences, challenges and opportunities that have arisen these days. A free open virtual forum to worldwide universities that provides the opportunity for reflection and find solutions for common challenges faced by HEI communities after COVID-19 crisis

The forum, which will be held online, will include talks and round tables organized by members of the European allianze of universities UNIC and universities from the Basque University System.

DATE

All sessions will be held
from 20 to 22 July

LANGUAGE

All the session will be held in English

FREE REGISTRATION

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Program

"Session 1 - Higher education in super diverse settings"

July 20 | 11am - 12.30pm CEST

This session will reflect on the implications of Superdiversity to higher education.

This session will reflect on the implications of Superdiversity to Higher Education.

Panelist

Peter Scholten, professor of Public Administration, specialized in the Governance of Migration and Diversity, at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. He is the director of IMISCOE, Europe’s largest academic research network on migration, integration and social cohesion. See profile

Organized byErasmus University of Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

"Session 2 - Using Virtual Exchange for international online collaboration"

July 21 | 12am - 1.30pm CEST

Collaborative online international learning (COIL) in virtual classrooms provides innovative opportunities for ‘internationalisation at home’. In this panel, we will discuss about experiences with virtual exchange formats, Do’s and Don’ts, its challenges

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) in virtual classrooms provides innovative opportunities for ‘internationalisation at home’. In this panel, we will discuss about experiences with virtual exchange formats, Do’s and Don’ts, its challenges and outcomes.

Moderator

Prof. Dr. Kornelia Freitag, Vice Rector for International and Academic Affairs at Ruhr University Bochum (Germany). See profile.

Panelists

  • PD Dr. Martina Pfeiler, scientific staff at Ruhr University Bochum. See profile.
  • Viktoria Niebel, scientifc staff at Ruhr University Bochum. See profile
  • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick, Head of Department International Political Economy of East Asia at Ruhr University Bochum. See profile.
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Frevel, Chair of Old Testament Studies at Ruhr University Bochum. See profile.

Organized by Ruhr University Bochum (Germany)

 

"Session 3 - The Civic University - A University in the service of society"

July 22 | 11am - 12.30pm CEST

University College Cork has enacted a mission driven response to COVID-19 focused on delivering meaningful support and impact for people, communities and organisations. In this session, we will speak about the Third Mission of Universities.

University College Cork has enacted a mission driven response to COVID-19 focussed on delivering meaningful support and impact for people, communities and organisations. In this session, we will speak about the Third Mission of Universities.

Moderator

Dr Jean van Sinderen-Law, Associate Vice President, Director of European Relations and Public Affairs at University College Cork. See profile.

Panelists

  • Dr Martin Galvin, Civic and Community Engagement Officer at University College Cork. See profile.
  • Dr Piaras MacEinri, lecturer at University College Cork and ex-director of Irish Centre for Migration Studies. See profile.
  • Professor Fiona Kearney, funding Director of Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork. See profile.
  • Dr Jacqui O'Riordan, profesora de University College Cork. Ver perfil.
  • Mr Mike Fitzgibbon, profesor de University College Cork. Ver perfil.
  • Mr Fearghal Reidy, Director of Strategic and Economic Development, Cork City Council. See profile.

Organized by: University College Cork (Ireland)

"Session 4 - Basque University System: a local response to a global challenge"

July 22 | 12.30pm - 2 pm CEST

The response of the universities to COVID-19 crisis implies its deep and irrevocable tranformation. By analyzing the case of the Basque University System, this session will focus on the opportunities and challenges of the local response to a global proble

The response of the universities to COVID-19 crisis implies its deep and irrevocable tranformation. By analyzing the case of the Basque University System, this session will focus on the opportunities and challenges of the local response to a global problem.

Moderator

Mari Jose Aranguren, General Director of Orkestra - Basque Institute of Competitiveness. See profile

Panelists

  • MIkel Larreina, Vicedean for International Relations at Deusto Business School, at University of Deusto. See profile
  • Eva Fernandez de Labastida, Internationalization and Projects Manager at Unibasq. See profile.

With the participation of:

Universidad de Deusto (Spain)

Unibasq (Spain)

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