Polarization vs. Pluralism

Academia’s Crucial Role in Bridging PerspectivesRegistration opens soon!
09-10 November 2023
Where: KMH - Royal College of Music in Stockholm|Map

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Stockholm Explorative Talks 2023

Polarization vs. Pluralism

Academia’s Crucial Role in Bridging Perspectives

Academics and artists from all of Stockholm’s 18 independent higher education institutions together with other interesting people will gather in interdisciplinary constellations.

9 November

09:00-09:05 Welcome and Introduction

09:05-10:00 Explorative Dialogue

With Aku Kwamie, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research at the World Health Organisation and Ole Petter Ottersen, former President of Karolinska Institutet and Oslo University. Curator: Olle Burell, President of the Stockholm City Council.

Aku Kwamie

Coffee break

10:30-11:45 Parallel sessions

Session 1: Home
Session 2: Age

11:45-12:45 Lunch break

12:45-14:00 Parallel sessions

Session 3: Travel
Session 4: Surveillance


14:15-15:30 Main session

15:35-16:30 Presidents’ session

With Johanna Adami, President, Sophiahemmet University, Ian Plaude, Rector/Director, University College of Music Education in Stockholm, Lars Strannegård, President, Stockholm School of Economics, and two more (to be confirmed). Curator: James Savage, CEO and Publisher, The Local.

Woman to the right in a portrait, smiling to the camera

16:30- Mingle

10 November

09:00-12:00 Interdisciplinarity in practice at Open Lab