Lecture & debate with Stefan Collini

What Are Universities For?

12 December 2013 from 14:00 to 17:00 hrs
Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 551 0702
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Two philosophers from Erasmus University Rotterdam and members of De Jonge Akademie, Willem Schinkel and Ingrid Robeyns will comment to stimulate the debate, referring to the particular situation of universities in the Netherlands. Afterwards the audience will be invited to participate in the plenary discussion on this challenging subject.


1:30 p.m. Registration, coffee and tea
2:00 p.m. Introduction by Jeroen Geurts, chair of De Jonge Akademie
2:05 p.m. Lecture by Stefan Collini 'Making the case: universities and their publics'
2:50 p.m. Questions
3:10 p.m. Break
3:40 p.m. Comments by Willem Schinkel
3:50 p.m. Comments by Ingrid Robeyns
4:00 p.m. Debate chaired by Jeroen Geurts
5:00 p.m. Drinks

Participation is free. Registration is required. Please register by submitting the online registration form.