Conference Program

Thursday, June 26
15.30

Departure from Danhostel to Sønderborg Castle

 

Sønderborg Castle 

16.00

Optional Guided Tour of Sønderborg Castle Museum
 

17.00

Refreshments and Conference Registration
 

17.30-17.45 Introductory Remarks for the Fifth Annual Humanity in Action International Conference
Anders Jerichow (Chair, Humanity in Action Denmark; Journalist, Politiken) and Judith Goldstein (Founder and Executive Director, Humanity in Action)

17.45-18.00

Action Project Presentation: “Det Turkise Telt” (“The Turquoise Tent")
Project developed by Cagdas Citirikkaya (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

 

18.00-19.15

Keynote: “Borders and Identities”
Bjørn Bredal (Journalist, Politiken)
 

19.30

Departure to Danhostel in Sønderborg City

 

Danhostel

20.00-21.00

Dinner

 

Event for 2014 Humanity in Action Fellows

21.00-22.00

Action Project “Speed Dating"
 

Friday, June 27
 

Danhostel

07.30-08.30

Breakfast for participants staying at Danhostel and Arnkilhus Garni
 

08.30

Departure by foot or bus to Sønderborg Castle
 

 

Sønderborg Castle

09.00-09.15

Morning Remarks
Magnus Harrison (Director, Humanity in Action Denmark; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
 

09.15-09.30 Action Project Presentation: “Memory Walk Sarajevo and Istočno Sarajevo”
Project developed by Laura Boerhout and Lamija Landžo (Humanity in Action Senior Fellows)

09.30-10.50 Keynote: “Conceptualizing Borders”
Konstanty Gebert (Journalist, Gazeta Wyborcza; Associate Fellow, European Council for Foreign Relations)

10.50-11.15 Coffee Break

11.15-11.20

Action Project Presentation: “Youth Social Entrepreneurship School”
Project developed by Iuliia Zemlytska (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
 

11.20-12.40

Keynote: “The Ukrainian Crisis – Observations from a Foreign Correspondent” 
Matilde Kimer (Correspondent, DR – Danish Broadcasting Company)
 

12.40 Departure by foot or bus to Danhostel

 

Danhostel

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Breakout Sessions

Amsterdam Conference Room: “Maximizing Political Influence for your Cause – Workshop on Political Communication and Advocacy in a Democracy”
Alexander Ege (Policy Advisor, Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke – ActionAid Denmark; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow) and Morten Svendstorp (Political Advisor, Danish Social Democrats; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Berlin Conference Room: Building Strong Organizations and Communities: Lessons from Humanity in Action
Philip Ugelow (Deputy Executive Director, Humanity in Action)

Copenhagen Conference Room: “The Struggle for Human Rights – Defeats and Successes of Indigenous Peoples”
Ida Nicolaisen (Cultural Anthropologist, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies; Editor-in-Chief, Carlsberg Foundation Nomad Research Project; Board Member, Humanity in Action, Inc. and Humanity in Action Denmark Board of Representatives)

Paris Conference Room: “The Science of Happiness Workshop”
Spencer Heijnen (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Warsaw Conference Room: “Segregated vs. Integrated Schools in Bosnia-Herzegovina – A Simulation for Use in Youth and Adult Education” 
Leon Schettler (Program Coordinator, Humanity in Action Germany) and Maid Konjhodzic (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

 

15.30-16.00

Coffee Break

16.00-17.30

Breakout Sessions

Amsterdam Conference Room: “Implementing an International Action Project – The Case of the Project on Peacebuilding in Bosnia and Herzegovina”
Janine White (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Berlin Conference Room: “What is My Dream Job and How Do I Get It?”
Martine Alonso Marquis (Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship Coordinator; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Copenhagen Conference Room: “What's Virtual and What's Real in the 'Ukrainian' Crisis?”
Søren Sønderstrup (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow) 

Paris Conference Room: “The Science of Happiness Workshop” (Continued)
Spencer Heijnen (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Warsaw Conference Room: “Segregated vs. Integrated Schools in Bosnia-Herzegovina – A Simulation for Use in Youth and Adult Education” (Continued)
Leon Schettler (Program Coordinator, Humanity in Action Denmark; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow) and Maid Konjhodzic (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
 

18.00-18.45

Fellow and Senior Fellow Meetings

Amsterdam Conference Room: Senior Fellows Networking Meeting
Johan Juul Jensen (Student Assistant, Danish Institute for International Studies; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Copenhagen Conference Room: “Opportunities in the Humanity in Action Community”

  • Antje Scheidler (National Director, Humanity in Action Germany)
  • Philip Ugelow (Deputy Executive Director, Humanity in Action; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
  • Martine Alonso Marquis (Pat Cox-Humanity in Action Fellowship Coordinator; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

19.15-20.30

Dinner

Evening Remarks: “Borders and Border Issues for the World’s 378 Million Indigenous Peoples”
Ida Nicolaisen (Cultural Anthropologist, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies; Editor-in-Chief, Carlsberg Foundation Nomad Research Project; Member of the Board, Humanity in Action)

Saturday, June 28
 

Danhostel

07.30-08.30

Breakfast for participants staying at Danhostel and Arnkilhus Garni

08.30

Departure by foot or bus to Sønderborg Castle

 

Sønderborg Castle

09.15-09.30

Morning Remarks
Antje Scheidler (National Director, Humanity in Action Germany)

09.30-11.00 Keynote: “Trafficking in Human Beings – the Face of Modern Slavery”    
Nivedita Prasad (Professor, Alice Solomon University of Applied Sciences – Berlin)

11.00-11.30

Coffee Break

11.30-11.45

Action Project Presentation: “Theresienstadt – Danish Children in Nazi Captivity”
Project developed by Solvej Berlau (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
 

11.45-12.45

Keynote: “Borders, Human Rights and Public Diplomacy”

  • Ambassador Janusz Reiter (President of the Programming Board, Humanity in Action Poland; President and Founder, Center for International Relations)
  • Ambassador Francois Zimeray (French Ambassador to Denmark)
  • Moderator: Siegfried Matlok (Political Correspondent, Der Nordschleswiger)

12.45

Departure by foot or bus to Danhostel

 

Danhostel

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.15

Breakout Sessions

Amsterdam Conference Room: “European Migration Before and During the Digital Age"
Sahra-Josephine Hjorth (CEO at HjorthGROUP; Ph.D. Fellow at Aalborg University and the Danish Museum of Immigration; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Berlin Conference Room: “Energy Politics and Human Rights” 
Jesper Packert Pedersen (Partner, Rasmussen Public Affairs Copenhagen; Ronald D. Asmus Policy Entrepreneur Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

Copenhagen Conference Room: “Reflections on National Minorities in Europe”

  • Maid Konjhodzic (MA Student, University of Sarajevo; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
  • Morten Christiansen (MA Student, University of Copenhagen; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
  • Yulia Gogol (Journalist and activist; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
  • Moderator: Anders Jerichow (Chair, Humanity in Action Denmark; Journalist, Politiken) 

Paris Conference Room: “Exploring Pluralism and Diversity in Foreign Policy” 
Anthony Chase and Chloé Choquier (Program Coordinators, Humanity in Action) with Fellows from the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship

Warsaw Conference Room: “Addressing Racial Profiling through Community Organizing”
Tara Dickman (Community Organizer, Studio Praxis; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
 

15.15

Departure by foot or bus to Sønderborg Castle

 

Sønderborg Castle

16.00-16.10

Action Project Presentation: “Geert Spreekt Niet Voor Mij" (“Geert Does Not Speak For Me”)
Project developed by Spencer Heijnen (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)
 

16.10-17.10 Keynote: “European Citizenship, Borders and the Rise of the Political Far Right”
Teresa Pullano (Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre of Political Theory, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Teaching Fellow, Sciences Po)

17.10-17.30 Coffee Break

17.30-17.40 Action Project Presentation: “À Juste Titre” ("As a Matter of Fact”)
Project developed by Siham Amzile (Humanity in Action Senior Fellow)

17.40-18.30

Announcements of the Karbank and Rabineau Awards and Closing Remarks
Anders Jerichow (Chair, Humanity in Action Denmark; Journalist, Politiken) and Judith Goldstein (Founder and Executive Director, Humanity in Action)

18.30 Departure by foot or bus to Danhostel

 

Danhostel

19.00-20.30

Dinner

Evening Remarks: “Transcending Borders –  An Author's Life” 
Noufel Bouzeboudja (Author, International City of Refuge Network)

 

Sønderborg Townhall Square

21.00

Closing Party

Sunday, June 29
 

Danhostel

10.00-12.00

Farewell Brunch
 

12.00