Toronto 2007

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3. International TDP Workshop
Of Roadmaps and Crossroads: Transatlantic Perspectives on Advancing Internationalization in Social Sciences and Humanities

Program

Toronto, September 28-30, 2007

Co-Sponsored by

The Joint Initiative in German and European Studies at the University of Toronto

and in Co-operation with

The Canadian Center for German and European Studies at the Université de Montréal and York University

 


Friday, September 28

Location: Combination Room, Trinity College, University of Toronto

03.00 p.m.

Registration & Refreshments

03.30 p.m.

Welcome by

  • Lorna Jean Edmonds, University of Toronto
  • Holger Raasch, German Consul General, Toronto
  • Ursula Lehmkuhl, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Britta Baron, University of Alberta
  • Christiane Schmeken, DAAD

04.00 p.m. -
05.30 p.m.

Internationalization in Social Sciences and Humanities: Rationale, Scope and Vision

Chad Gaffield, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada

Response:

  • Martha Crago, Université de Montréal
  • Robert Gosende, The State University of New York SUNY
  • Ursula Lehmkuhl, Freie Universität Berlin

Discussion

06:30 p.m.

Dinner

The Faculty Club, University of Toronto
41 Willcocks Street


Saturday, September 29

Location: University College, U of Toronto, Room: UC 179

09.00 a.m.

Panel 1
Experiences in Cross-border Education

Chair: Greg Moran, University of Western Ontario

10.45 a.m.

Coffee Break

11.00 a.m.

Panel 2
New Approaches to the Advancement of Transatlantic Cooperation in Social Sciences and Humanities

Chair: Uwe Brandenburg, Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE Consult)

12.45 p.m.

Lunch
Croft Chamber House, University College, University of Toronto

01.45 p.m.

Panel 3
Case Studies

Chair: Nora Moser McMillan, Tufts University

03.15 p.m.

Coffee break

03.45 p.m. -
05.00 p.m.

Working Groups

07.00 p.m.

Dinner
Sutton Place, Stop33
955 Bay Street

Dinner Talk:
"The best education for a clever person is found in travel1 - Internationalization from a Student’s Perspective"

Ozel Annamanthadoo, Queen’s University (DAAD Young Ambassador)


Sunday, September 30

09.00 a.m.

Panel 4
Perspectives from Funding Agencies: Opportunities and Pitfalls for the Internationalization of Social Sciences and Humanities

Chair: Thomas Strothotte, University of Rostock

10.45 a.m.

Coffee break

11.15 a.m.

Panel 5
How do we get there? Tools and Means for Internationalizing Study Programs

Chair: Bronwyn Jenkins-Deas, Malaspina University-College

Reports on the Working Groups

  • Elisabeth Prügl, Florida International University
  • Helga Bories-Sawala, University of Bremen
  • Meredith McQuaid, University of Minnesota

 

Wrap-up Panel and Conclusions

  • Ursula Lehmkuhl, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Britta Baron, University of Alberta

12.30 p.m.

Lunch
Music Room, Hart House
University of Toronto

 

End of Workshop

afternoon

Optional sightseeing program - (tba)