Young researcher’s night - to speak or not to speak in academia

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This year we adress freedom of speech, inside and outside of academia.

24 Sep

Praktisk informasjon

For the third time, University of South-Eastern Norway, Telemarksforskning, Kroa i Bø and Young Academy of Norway are pleased to welcome you to Young Researcher’s Night at Kroa. This event is part of Forskningsdagene, and this year’s topic of Forskningsdagene is “Peace and Conflict”.

We address this topic with our program titled “To speak or not to speak in academia”. You will among others meet Ingrid Lossius Falkum (leader Young Academy of Norway), Anette Staaland (USN contact person for students and scholars at risk), Olav Lahus (Director of Telemarksforskning), Nils Asle Bergsgard (USN vice dean of research), Bieke Gils (associate professor USN) and international students.

Through exiting talks and conversations followed by music and mingling, we hope this will be a night both with food for thoughts and networking between students, staff and others who share our passion for research.


19:00: Doors open

20:00-22:00: To speak or not to speak in academia

  • Conflicts in academia
  • Academia and society: Conflicts of interests in contract research
  • Teaching and research on sensitive topics
  • Students and scholars at risk: International student voices on academic freedom and freedom of speech
  • Panel conversation

22:00 – 01:00: Music and mingling

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