Africa Day: A Global Mindset in University Collaborations - Universitetet i Agder
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Africa Day: A Global Mindset in University Collaborations

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9 okt
kl 09:45 - 14:30

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Kristiansand - Bygg 46

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Universitetet i Agder er et internasjonalt universitet. Vi samarbeider med universiteter på alle kontinenter. Global Mindset er en av Uias viktige strategiske satsinger, og samarbeid med universiteter og kunnskapsmiljøer er for oss helt avgjørende.

9. oktober overleverer arbeidsgruppen som har jobbet med harmonisering av UiAs aktiviteter i Afrika en handlingsplan for utvikling av samarbeid med afrikanske universiteter og utdanningsinstitusjoner til rektoratet. 

I den anledning blir det også flere innlegg om norsk-afrikanske samarbeid. Hovedinnleggene blir presentert av

  • Dr. Saloshni Naidoo fra University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Jon Lomøy, direktør i Norad
  • Sigbjørn Nedland, musikkjournalist/musikkprodusent/tidligere NRK-ansatt
  • Dr. Nighisty Ghezae, Direktør, International Foundation for Science, Stockholm 

Program

09:45-10:00        Culture and Music as a language of communication, by Abdou Sene and Jo Crampah

  • Abdou Sene/Senegal - djembe
  • Joseph ”Joe” Crampah/Ghana - djembe
  • Alex Osei Tutu/Ghana - percussion

10:00-10:10        Official opening. Session 1. Chaired by Hanne Haaland, Head of Department of Global Development and Planning, University of Agder

10:10-10:30        Incorporating a global mindset in working towards collaboration amongst north-south universities, by Dr. Saloshni Naidoo, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

10:30-10:50        The importance of academic contact between universities in Norway and African countries, by Jon Lomøy, Director General, Norad

10:50-11:10        What can African and Norwegian students potentially gain through increased educational collaboration, by Avoid Nasiraha, Students at Risk program

11:10-11:30        Culture-Seriously? Art: Exchange, development and opportunity, by Sigbjørn Nedland, musikkjournalist og musikkprodusent 

11:30-11:45        An official presentation of the Action plan for cooperation by Øystein Djupedal, Senior Adviser, Head of Africa/Global South group, University of Agder, Norway

11:45-12:00        Rector’s word, Prof. Frank Reichert, Rector, University of Agder

12:00-12:30        Coffee break

12:30                  Session 2. Chaired by Øystein Djupedal

12:30-12:40        Culture and Music as a language of communication, by Abdou Sene and Jo Crampah

  • Joseph ”Joe” Crampah/Ghana - djembe
  • Alex Osei Tutu/Ghana - dance

12:40-13:00        An overall perspective on international cooperation with the Global South, by Dr. Nighisty Ghezae, Direktør, IFS Stockholm

13:00-14:00        Examples of good projects (cooperation projects between University of Agder and partners in African countries), by respective project leaders

  • DELP project, by Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe, PhD, University of Agder
  • Renewable Energy, by Prof. Henrik Kofoed Nielsen, University of Agder
  • Department of Global Development and Planning and its projects in African countries, by Arne Olav Øyhus, Head of Department, University of Agder
  • 25 years of fruitful cooperation with Tanzania, by Associate Professor Olav Johannes Hovland, Department of Health and Nursing Sciences, University of Agder
  • Cooperation projects with institutions in South Africa, by Prof. Svein Gunnar Gundersen, Department of Global Development and Planning, University of Agder

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