Day 1: Rethinking Global Engagement

Programme: Wednesday 29 November

12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-14:15 Panel One: The Challenges and Opportunities of Global Engagement
Professor Irene Tracey CBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford
Professor Julia von Blumenthal, President, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Professor Adam Habib, Director, SOAS University of London
Dr Michael Harms, Deputy Secretary General and Head of the Berlin Office, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Chair: The Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor, University of Oxford
14:15-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-15:00 Welcome and overview of the Partnership and Symposium
Professor Andrew Hurrell and Professor Cigdem Issever (Academic Co-Directors of the Oxford Berlin Partnership)
Professor Nandini Gooptu (Acting Warden, St Antony’s College)
15:00-17:00 Panel Two: Changing Patterns and Underlying Values
Professor Simon Marginson, Professor of Higher Education, University of Oxford
Professor Beate Kampmann, Director, Chief Diversity Officer and Professor of Practice in Human Rights and Political Theory, University of Oxford
Dr Eloísa Martín, Associate Professor of Sociology at the United Arab Emirates University and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Professor Kai Kresse, Vice Director, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin
Chair: Professor Jo Beall, Emeritus Professor and Distinguished Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science
17:00-17:15 Comfort break
17:15:18.30 Keynote Lecture: ‘From the Global to the Planetary’
Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty, Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
18:30-19:30 Reception

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