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Accompanying Academic Programme

The academic programme accompanying the festive renewal of the cooperation between the universities allowed partners from Oldenburg and Groningen to exchange views on various projects, topics and strategic fields of action.

Events throughout the day took place primarily online.

*Symposium: "Coronavirus and the Law - Dutch-German Experiences"

Prof. Dr. Christine Godt (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi (RUG) organised an online multi-speaker symposium dedicated to legal challenges in times of the coronavirus.

More information on the programme can be found here.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 10:15 am -12:45 pm
Location: bbbstream.uol.de/symposium.html (live stream)

The event was open to the public.

*Symposium: "New Opportunities for Cross-Border Health Research between Oldenburg and Groningen"

Prof. Dr. Lena Ansmann (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Axel Hamprecht (UOL) as well as Prof. Dr. Jochen Mierau (RUG), Dr. Corinna Glasner (RUG) and Dr. Adriana Pérez Fortis (RUG, UOL) discussed the manifold research potentials of the Cross-Border Institute of Healthcare Systems and Prevention currently being established.

More information on the programme can be found here.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 2:00 pm -3:30 pm
Location: meeting.uol.de/b/adr-y2k-c2k-3c4

The event was open to the public.

Research Meeting: "Strategic Collaborations and Future Perspectives in Popular Music Studies"

Prof. Dr. Mario Dunkel (UOL) and Dr. Melanie Schiller (RUG) talked with colleagues about the potential for cooperation in research on popular music.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 9:00 am -10:30 am
Location: Video conference

The event was not open to the public..

Workshop: "A Transfer Strategy for the Northwest"

Dr. Michaela Muylkens (UOL) and Peter van Kampen (RUG) talked with other university stakeholders about the potential for a joint regional transfer strategy.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: t.b.a
Location: Video conference

The event was not open to the public.

*Workshop: "Hot Topics in Hearing and Neuroscience"

Prof. Dr. Christine Köppl (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Pim van Dijk (RUG) discussed current topics in hearing research and neuroscience with other participants.

You can find more information on the programme here.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 9:00 am -2:30 pm
Location: webconf.uol.de/b/chr-fl6-twd-rj5 (video conference)

The event was open to the public.

*Workshop: "Safety-Critical Human-Cyper-Physical Systems"

Prof. Dr. Martin Fränzle, Prof. Dr. Jochem Rieger (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Dick de Waard (RUG) invited the public to a workshop on the topic of human-cyber-physical systems. They discussed questions of research and the future of digital transformation.

You can find more information on the programme here.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 9:00 am -3:00 pm
Location: meeting.uol.de/b/joc-eqa-0ii-qga (video conference)

The event was open to the public.

*Workshop: "Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Research and Education Driving the Energy Transition in the North"

Dr. Hans-Gerhard Holtorf (UOL) as well as Prof. Dr. Aravind Purushothaman Vellayani and Patricia Poppendick (RUG) exchanged views with other participants on teaching and research activities in the field of hydrogen, exploring possibilities for cooperation between the universities.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 2:30 pm -4:00 pm
Location: meeting.uol.de/b/han-duu-qsq-w8r (video conference)

The event was open to the public.

Workshop: "Scientific Language and Academic Success - Taalvaardigheid en studiesucces"

In this workshop among colleagues, Dr. Maike Engelhardt (UOL) and Anje Dijk (RUG) discussed the influence of language skills on students’ academic success.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 12:00 pm -2:00 pm
Location: Video conference

The event was not open to the public.

Workshop: "Grensgangers 2.0: Discussie over de intensivering van de samenwerking tussen Nederlands, Duits en hun regionale varianten"

Prof. Dr. Ralf Grüttemeier, Prof. Dr. Esther Ruigendijk (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Petra Hendriks, Prof. Dr. Mathijs Sanders (RUG) discussed with colleagues the possibilities of expanding cooperation between the universities in research on Dutch and German as well as their regional variants.

Date: 29 October 2020
Time: 1:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Location: Video conference

The event was not open to the public.

Workshop: "Internationalising Teacher Education - Experiences & Perspectives"

Prof. Dr. Martin Butler, Prof. Dr. Karsten Speck, Tina Grummel, Jenka Schmidt (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Marije Michel, Dr. Alex van den Berg, Dr. Tim Huijgen, Dr. Dik W. Maandag (RUG) talked with colleagues about differences, similarities and development potential for teacher training between Oldenburg and Groningen.

Datum: 29 October 2020
Uhrzeit: t.b.a.
Ort: Video conference

The event was not open to the public.

Workshop: "Border Crossings in Eastern Frisia - Everyday Life and Culture in the Early Modern Period"

Prof. Dr. Andrea Strübind (UOL) and Prof. Dr. Raingard Esser, Prof. Dr. Bart Ramakers (RUG) held a number of meetings as part of a joint research project.

Date: 1 and 2 October 2020
Time: N/A
Location: Groningen, Emden

The event was not open to the public.

Lecture Series: "Border Contacts: 30 Years of German-Dutch Cooperation"

For the last time, Dr. Christiane Brokmann-Nooren (UOL, C3L) and Drs. Anja van Berkum (RUG, Senioren Academie) invited senior students / guest auditors to the lecture series "Grenzkontakte". The two scholars have been organising the series annually since 1989.

Date: 3 and 11 November 2020
Time: N/A
Location: Groningen, Leer

Unfortunately, the events had to be cancelled due to the pandemic.

(Changed: 19 Dec 2022)