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Symposia at the Studio of Villa Bosch
 
 
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Heidelberg University
Department of Geography
Berliner Str. 48
69120 Heidelberg
Germany

Regina Lenz
Anna Mateja Schmidt
Laura Suarsana

Email: knowledgeandspace
@uni-heidelberg.de
 

Program of "Geographies of the University"

Wednesday, Sept. 03, 2014
Thursday, Sept. 04, 2014
Friday, Sept. 05, 2014
Saturday, Sept. 06, 2014

Download (updated) agenda here.

 

Wednesday, September 03, 2014


Registration at Villa Bosch (09:00)

 

Welcome Address (09:15)
Klaus Tschira (Klaus Tschira Stiftung gGmbH, Heidelberg, Germany)

 

Introduction to the Symposium (09:30)
Peter Meusburger (Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany)

 

Session 1: Universities and Regional Economies   (10:00 - 12:30)
Chair: John Goddard (Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University, UK)

 

The Entrepreneurial University Wave: Shaping a Triple Helix for Sustainable Innovation (10:00)

Henry Etzkowitz (International Triple Helix Institute, Palo Alto, USA and University of London, Birkbeck, UK)

 

Coffee Break (11:00)

 

The Impact of Public Universities on the Regional Economy: A Case Study from Baden-Württemberg (11:30)

Johannes Glückler (Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany)

 

Lunch (12:30)

 

 

Session 2: Universities in Their Local Environments   (13:30 - 16:00)
Chair: Mike Heffernan (School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK)

 

The Campus of the Future is a City - Campus Planning becomes Urban Planning (13:30)

Alexandra den Heijer (Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Netherlands)

 

Coffee Break (14:30)

 

Studentification and New Town - Gown Relations (15:00)

Darren Smith (Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK)

 

General Discussion about Heidelberg’s 10-year Project “Wissen-schafft-Stadt” (Externer InhaltKnowledge Based Urbanism) (16:00)

Michael Braum (Director) & Carl Zillich (Curatorial Director, Internationale Bauaustellung Heidelberg GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany)

 

Dinner at the Restaurant “Backmulde” in the historic town of Heidelberg (free of charge for all speakers) (19:00)

 

 

Thursday, September 04, 2014


Session 3: Universities in Medieval Times   (09:15 - 12:30)
Chair: Jane Knight (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada)

 

Space and Civilisation: Challenges of the University in Medieval Europe (09:15)

Martin Kintzinger (History Department, University of Münster, Germany)

 

The Repertorium Academicum Germanicum (RAG) and the Geography of German Universities and Academics (1350-1550) (10:15)

Rainer C. Schwinges (Department of History and Archaeology, University of Bern, Switzerland)

 

Coffee Break (11:15)

 

Age of Iron, Age of Gold: The Thirty Years War, the German Reformed Diaspora, and the Golden Age of the Dutch Universities (11:45)

Howard Hotson (Faculty of History, University of Oxford, UK)

 

Lunch (12:45)

 

 

Session 4: Universities and their Networks   (13:30 - 17:00)
Chair: Jane Kenway (Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia)

 

Universities and their Spatial Locations (13:30)

Hanne Kirstine Adriansen (Department of Education (DPU), Aarhus University, Denmark)

 

Cambridge Academic Expertise and British Colonial Policy, 1886-1955 (14:30)

Heike Jöns (Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK)

 

Coffee Break (15:30)

 

University-Industry Linkages in the Global South (16:00)

Daniel Schiller (Lower Saxony Institute for Economic Research (NIW), Germany)

 

Optional Walking Tour from Hotel to Heidelberg’s “Philosophers Walk”, Topic: Heidelberg as University Town (Peter Meusburger)  (18:30)

 

Dinner at the restaurant “Kulturbrauerei” in the historic town of Heidelberg (not free of charge) (20:00)

 

 

Friday, September 05, 2014


Session 5: University and the City I (09:15 - 13:00)
Chair: Darren Smith (Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK)

 

Spatializations of Knowledge and the University: Scale, Materiality and Metaphors (09:15)

Jennifer L. Croissant (Department of Women’s Studies, University of Arizona, USA)

 

Knowledge Environments in University Towns. A Conceptual Framework (10:15)

Peter Meusburger (Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany)

 

Coffee Break (11:15)

 

The Political Geography of British University Expansion in the 1960s (11:45)

Mike Heffernan (School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK)

 

Lunch (13:00)

 

 

Session 6: University and the City II (14:00 - 17:30)
Chair: Johannes Glückler (Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany)

 

The Civic University and the City (14:00)

John Goddard (Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University, UK)

 

Coffee Break (15:00)

 

The University in its Place: Thinking in and beyond Globalisation (15:30)

Allan Cochrane (Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University, UK)

 

General Discussion in the Garden (if the wheather allows) (16:30)

 

Free evening

 

 

Saturday, September 06, 2014    


Session 7: Universities and the Future (09:15 - 13:00)
Chair: Heike Jöns (Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK)

 

Mobile Students from Asia Decolonising Knowledge about Asia: Travels towards a Defiant Research Imagination (09:15)

Jane Kenway (Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia)

 

Creating a New Knowledge Space? The Diverse Development of China-Asean Knowledge Networks (10:15)

Anthony R. Welch (Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Sydney, Australia)

 

Coffee Break (11:15)

 

International Education Hubs (11:45)

Jane Knight (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada)

 

Lunch (13:00)

 

Concluding Discussion (14:00 - 14:30)
Chair: Peter Meusburger (Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Germany)

 

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