Ghent University External Stakeholders’ Networking Event “Building academic partnerships in a changing global context”

(04-05-2023) Date: 16 May 2023 in Het Pand


15:30   Registrations

16:00   Welcome words by Prof. Rik Van de Walle, Rector of Ghent University

16:15   Stimulating Ghent University’s international academic cooperation through Regional Platforms, International Thematic Networks and Strategic Institutional Partnerships

Prof. Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Director Internationalization, Ghent University

16:45   Alumni Abroad: community building through international alumni chapters

Em. Prof. Kristiaan Versluys

17:00   Findings and recommendations of the research project ‘Moving beyond university development cooperation’

Jolien Tegenbos

17:15   Panel discussion: How to approach the current challenges in international (academic) cooperation and how to build future proof partnerships?

Panel members:

  • Irina Ferencz, Director of ACA – Academic Cooperation Association
  • Sami Zemni, Professor, Department of Conflict and Development Studies, Ghent University
  • Tawana Kupe, Vice-chancellor and rector, University of Pretoria, South-Africa
  • Fabienne Bossuyt, Professor, Department of Political Sciences, Ghent University
  • Jan Briers, Member of the Chamber of Representatives & Honorary Governor Province of East Flanders
  • Moderator: Gie Goris, Journalist and former editor of MO*Magazine

18:15   Mix & Mingle walking dinner

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