Professor Caterina Zanella giving a lecture on stage in the lecture hall at HLK.

 

On Thursday 23 September and Friday 24 September 2021, the university's new professors and honorary doctors will be giving lectures that are open to the general public via a livestream broadcast.

The subject matters of the public lectures are fascinating and diverse: Why do we engage in lifelong learning? How can we help children with disabilities paricipate in every day life? What is socio-economic weatlh and how does it affect famiy businesses? What is the new technology within casting? How does physical activity affect blood circulation?

These and many more questions will be discussed and answered by experts within the respective fields.

Come and listen to the lectures

You are invited to the JU Aula at HLK to listen to the inaugural lectures, or you can watch the livestream here...

Programme

To see the programme of public lectures, click on the corresponding day below...

The Thursday public lectures will be given by those professors who will be inaugurated at the Academic Ceremony as well as the winners of the Pedagogical Prize and Per Risberg Memorial Fund Scholarship. The moderator for the Thursday public lectures is Professor Charlotta Mellander from Jönköping International Business School.


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Why do people engage in lifelong learning?

Cecilia Bjursell - Professor of Pedagogy

 

Language: English

09.20 - 09.40

Educational leadership in times of crisis

The role of higher education in developing responsibility

Lene Foss - Professor of Pedagogy

 

Language: English

09.50 - 10.10

The Importance of Being Named. Language and Literature in moving global and digital eduscapes

Ylva Lindberg - Professor of Pedagogy


Language: English

10.20 - 10.40

Physical activity and vascular health

Anita Hurtig Wennlöf - Professor of Clinical Physiology


Language: English

11.00 - 11.20

How can we increase participation in everyday life for children with disabilities?

Karina Huus - Professor of Nursing


Language: English

11.30 - 11.50

Human-centred AI

Maria Riveiro - Professor of Computer Science

 

Language: English

13.00 - 13.20

Unusually usual: responding to the pandemic

Adele Berndt - Associate Professor of Business Administration and winner of the Pedagogical Prize


Language: English

13.30 - 13.50

Optimising prosthetic and orthotic services - One step at a time

Nerrolyn Ramstrand - Professor of Prosthetics and Orthotics and winner of the Per Risberg Memorial Fund Scholarship


Language: English

14.00 - 14.45

The Friday public lecutres will be given by JU's newly appointed honorary doctors. The moderator for the Friday public lectures will be Ulli Samuelsson, Assistant Professor education at School of Education and Communication.

 

You are welcome to the JU Aula at HLK to listen to the lectures, or you can follow the livestreamexternal link, opens in new window.


Nature's Turn

Sue Waite - Associate Professor of Outdoor Learning, Plymouth Univeristy

Language: English

09.00 - 09.45

Socioemotional wealth theory: It's origin, evolution and implications for the behaviour of family-controlled firms

Luis Gomez-Mejia - Regents Professor, Arizona State University

Language: English

10.00 - 10.45

Rheocasting: My journey to the future of casting

Per Jansson - CEO, Comptech AB

Language: English

11.00 - 11.45

Give me back my fact! How can social science help us survive the post-truth pandemic?

Trish Greenhalgh - Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Oxford University

Language: English

12.00 - 12.45