EU-China DOC Workshop in Stockholm, May 2016

May 2, 2016

EU-China DOC Project Interactive workshop at Stockholm University, Sweden, 2-4 May 2016

  • Theme: Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation of Doctoral Education

The EU-China DOC project supported by the European Commission organised its fifth Interactive Workshop Series in Stockholm focusing on ‘Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation of Doctoral Education’.

EU-CHINA DOC Conference and Workshops: Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education

Programme

Sunday 1 May

Delegates arriving

Monday 2 May (morning-closed session­)

09:00-10:00 Chinese Partners’ Meeting on Initiative Recommendation on “Doctoral Education” for Chinese Relevant Policy Makers

Location: Y10

10:00                  Coffee/Tea-Break

 

10.00-12.00 EU-China DOC Consortium meeting

Location: Y10

12.00-13.30      Lunch for Partners

 

EU-CHINA DOC Conference and Workshops

Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education

 

Monday 2 May (Afternoon – Plenary Session)

Location: DeGeersalen

13:30-14:00 Registration

14.00-16:30 Plenary session I: Multi-disciplinary Cooperation in Doctoral Education

 

Chair: Prof. Vinayagum Chinapah, Stockholm University

  • Introduction of the conference and workshops
  • Opening and keynote speech by Prof. Seppo Parkkila, Vice Rector, University of Tampere
  • Henrik Hansson, Associate Professor, Stockholm University
  • Dr. Melita Kovačević, Zagreb University, Chair Steering Committee EUA-CDE
  • Vinayagum Chinapah, Stockholm University
  • Collaboration between Europe and China in doctoral education: historical development and future challenges Prof. Dr. Yuzhuo Cai & Gaoming Zheng, Tampere University
  • Q & A

 

16:30-18:00 Welcome Reception for partners and all invited participants

Location: Y1 (Hallway)

18:30 Dinner (with invitation at Mandarin City, Sveavägen 33, Stockholm)

EU-CHINA DOC Conference and Workshops: Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education

Tuesday 3 May

9:00 Welcome Coffee

9:30-10:40 Plenary session II: Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education

Location: William-Olssonsalen

Chair: Prof. Vinayagum Chinapah, Stockholm University

  • Welcome & keynote speech by Pro Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson, Stockholm University
  • Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, former Vice Rector, Vienna University
  • Dr. John Taylor, University of Liverpool
  • Q & A

 

11:00-12.30 Plenary session III: EU-China DOC project in the context of Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education

Location: William-Olssonsalen

  • Meifeng LIU, Beijing Normal University
  • Po YANG, Peking University
  • Yuhao Cen, Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • EU-China DOC Impact assessment (first report)
  • Q & A

 12.30 Group photo

 12.45-14.00 Lunch

14.00-16.30 Parallel Workshop Sessions

15:30-15:50 Coffee/Tea Break

 

2 Groups

  • Workshop A: Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation: opportunities for early-stage researchers

Location: Y10

Facilitator: Dr. Lucas Zinner, Vienna University

  • Workshop B: Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education: What and How?

Location: Y11

Facilitator: Prof. Dr. Karen Francois, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

16.30-17.00 Short Summary and Reporting from Workshops (A & B)

Location: William-Olssonsalen

Chair: Prof. Dr. Karen Francois, VUB

EU-CHINA DOC Conference and Workshops: Multi-disciplinary and Cross-border Cooperation in Doctoral Education

 

Wednesday 4 May

9.00-11.30 Parallel Workshop sessions

Coffee/Tea Break

2 groups

  • Workshop C: Cross-border cooperation in doctoral education: global experience and implications for EU-China cooperation

Location: U36

Facilitators: Prof. Dr. John Taylor, University of Liverpool

  • Workshop D: Multi-disciplinary cooperation in doctoral education: good practices and implications for EU-China cooperation

Location: U37

Facilitators: Prof. Dr. Zili Zhang, Southwest University

 

11:30-12:00 Short Summary and Reporting from Workshops (C & D)

Location: Högbomsalen

 

Chair: Prof. Dr. Zili Zhang, Southwest University

12:00-13:00 Conclusion and Closing session

Location: Högbomsalen

Chair: Prof. Dr. Chang Zhu, VUB

  • Dr. Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, Vienna University
  • Kris Dejonckheere, Secretary General, UNICA
  • Yanqiang CUI, Vice President, Southwest University (briefing final conference Sep.2016, Chongqing)
  • Vinayagum Chinapah, Stockholm University

 

13:00-14:00 Lunch and Farewell