Inaugural lectures and open lectures

This year the lectures will be held in different time blocks. Each block includes a pause with refreshments. The lectures will be held on campus.

*Denotes lectures given in English.

A: Morning, 11 April

Time: 09:00–12:00
Location: C203

Vice-Chancellor Mats Tinnsten welcomes everyone. 

What's the point of retiring? Existential sociological perspectives on life’s turning points
Inaugural lecture by Marita Flisbäck, Professor of Sociology. Introduction by Päivi Riestola, Dean of Faculty of the Faculty of Caring Science, Work Life and Social Welfare. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

Opus operatum and modus operandi of Library and Information Science
Inaugural lecture by Ola Pilerot, Professor of Library and Information Science. Introduction by Åsa Söderlind, Head of Department at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

Back to the future – on hopes, disappointments, and opportunities for school digitalisation
Inaugural lecture by Catarina Player-Koro, Professor of Educational Work.  Introduction by Peter Andersson-Lilja, Head of Department at the Department of Educational Work. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

B: Morning, 19 April

Time: 09:00-11:00
Location: C203

Vice-Chancellor Mats Tinnsten welcomes everyone. Introduction by Ragne Emardson, Dean of Faculty of the Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business (including the Swedish School of Textiles) This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

*Textile sustainability – impacts, spillovers, and solutions: A management engineering view
Inaugural lecture by Rudrajeet Pal, Professor of Textile Management.  This lecture will be given in English. 

A study in spectra
Inaugural lecture by Jens Wittsten, Professor of Mathematics. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

C: Afternoon, 19 April

Time: 13:00-16:00
Location: C203

Vice-Chancellor Mats Tinnsten welcomes everyone. Introduction by Päivi Riestola, Dean of Faculty of the Faculty of Caring Science, Work Life and Social Welfare. 

Research for humane, safe, and good quality care
Inaugural lecture by Annelie Sundler, Professor of Caring Science. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

Patient safety in prehospital emergency care
Inaugural lecture by Magnus Hagiwara, Professor of Prehospital Emergency Care. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

Experiences that have an impact
Inaugural lecture by Anders Jonsson, Professor of Emergency Care with a Specialisation in Prehospital Care.  This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

Clinical intervention research in prehospital emergency care – provides important knowledge but is a major challenge
Christer Axelsson, Professor of Caring Science with a Specialisation in Prehospital Emergency Care. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

D: Morning, 20 April

Time: 09:00-11:00
Location: C203

Vice-Chancellor Mats Tinnsten welcomes everyone. 

How can human and artificial intelligence be combined into new forms of work?
Inaugural lecture by Gustaf Juell-Skielse, Professor of Informatics.   Introduction by Hannes Göbel, Head of Department at the Department of Information Technology. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

Language, writing and democracy
Carina Hermansson, Professor of Learning and Teaching Languages with a Specialisation in Swedish/Swedish as a Second Language Introduction by Peter Andersson Lilja, Head of Department at the Department of Educational Work. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

E: Afternoon, 20 April

Time: 13:00-17:30
Location: C203

13:00-14:00 Lecture by Fredrik Johansson, Honorary Doctor in Resource Recovery
Introduction by Mohammad Taherzadeh, Head of Research for the area of Resource Recovery. This lecture will be given in Swedish. 

14:30-15:30 *Why caring needs the existential: Well-being, ill-being, and the lifeworld
Kathleen Galvin, Honorary Doctor in the Human Perspective in Care This lecture will be given in English. Introduction by Annelie Sundler, Vice-Chair of the Research and Education Board 

16:00-17:00 What the Swedish School of Library and Information Science did to me and the world of higher education
Romulo Enmark, Honorary Doctor in Library and Information Science Introduction by Louise Limberg, Post Retirement Professor of Library and Information Science This lecture will be given in Swedish.