First day: The Idea of University
September 19, 2013


  1. A new University?
  2. A Critical Analysis of the University
  3. The public role of the historian
  4. Scenario’s for the Humanities of the future

Second day: The Future of Knowledge
September 20, 2013


  1. New knowledge: on a digital and sustainable future
  2. The intersection between critique and creativity
  3. The social responsibility of the university

There will also be a young academics panel in the afternoon.

Speakers are among others:
The futurist Gerd Leonhard on the future of knowledge
Journalist Alexander Still on the future of the past
Philosopher Henk Oosterling on the public role of the intellectual

 Download the whole Conference program here: Final Program Idea of the University