NEWDAY Tentative Program

7-17 August 2018


Day 1: Arrivals and Welcome

Day 2: Opening Ceremony

  • Geir Helgesen, Daniel Bell, Unn Irene Aasdalen, Chunrong Liu (Organizers)
  • Inge Eidsvaag (Nansen Academy)
  • Bent Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)

Day 3: Gender and Society | Social Protection

  • Signe Strøm (Nansen Academy)
  • Cecilia Milwertz (NIAS)
  • Cecilia Sjöholm (Södertörns Högskola Stockholm)
  • Inga Marte Thorkildsen (Vice Mayor of Oslo) [pending]
  • Kang Myungkoo (Seoul National University)
  • Astrid Pernille Jespersen (University of Copenhagen) [pending]

Day 4: Trust and Peace

  • Joakim Hammerlin (Nansen Academy)
  • Steinar Bryn (Nansen Peace Center)

Day 5: A day off

Day 6: Good Education

  • Bjørn Bredal (Borups Folk High School)
  • Chen Yinzhang (Fudan Nordic Centre and Shanghai Forum)

Day 7: The Real Climate Change | Media in Crisis

  • Dag Hareide (former president of Norwegian Rain Forest Organization)
  • Kjersti Løken Stavrum (Tinius Foundation) [pending]
  • Baard Fiksdal (Blogger)

Day 8: Varieties of Political Norms | UN and Global Justice

  • Daniel Bell (Shandong University)
  •  Geir Helgesen (NIAS)          
  •  Bai Tongdong  (Fudan University)
  • John Jones (former director, Dag Hammarskjöld Program, Voksenåsen) [pending]
  • Jean-Marc Coicaud (Division of Global Affair, Rutgers University) [pending]

Day 9: The Power of Music and Sports | Female Leadership in East Asia

  • Jane Xie (Shanghai Conservatory of Music)               
  • Ingunn Trosholmen (Deputy Major of Lillehammer)
  • Song Bing (The Berggruen Institute)

Day 10: Closing Keynote Session

  • Olemic Thommessen (Norwegian Parliament)
  • Fu Ying (Former Spoken Women of China’s National People’s congress)  [pending)
  • Espen Barth Eide (World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on International Security) [pending]
  • Chen Zhimin (Fudan University) [pending]

Day 11: Goodbye