Public Workshop “Values and the University”


A public workshop “Values and the University” will be held at Ilia State University on September 28, which is co-organized by Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum, one of the largest and most influential associations in Europe (uniting more than 900 higher education institutions of the world).


16.00 – 19.00 Public Workshop "Values and the University."

16.00 - Greeting

Nino Doborjginidze, Rector of Ilia State University

16.10 – "Academic Freedom and University Autonomy."

Speaker: Sijbolt Noorda, President Emeritus of the University of Amsterdam

16.40 – "Responsive University and Academic Responsibility."

Speaker: Chris Brink, former Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, former Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University

17.10 – 17.30 – Coffee Break

17.30 – "Observatory Magna Charta 2020 and Core Values."

Speaker: David Locke, Dean of Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum

18.00 - "Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development in the University Setting."

Speaker: Chanita Ruckspollmuang, Vice-Chancellor of Siam University

18:30 – “Critique: A Societal Function of University”

Speaker: Giga Zedania, Director of the Research Center of Ilia State University

Time: September 28, 16:00 – 18:30

Location: Hall T 102, Technology Building of Ilia State University (Cholokashvili Ave. N3/5)

Working languages: English, Georgian (simultaneous translation will be provided)



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