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Open lectures by 2018 Honorary Doctors

It’s soon time for the doctoral degree conferment ceremony on 25 May. Several Honorary Doctors will be in town and giving lectures open to the public between 22-24 May. If you’re also in town, you’re welcome to attend! See details below.

Honorary Doctors at the Faculty of Medicine

Professor John Chalmers – ADVANCE, a factorial trial of blood pressure lowering and glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes. Results over ten years.

Professor Jeffrey Krischer – Predicting islet cell autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes in the TEDDY study: What we thought we knew and what we know now.

When: 23 May, 10:00-12:00
Where: Agardhsalen, CRC, Malmö
More info here.

Honorary Doctors at the School of Economics and Management

Dorothy Elliot Leidner – Information Technology and the Democratization of Dignity

When: 22 May, 13:00-14:00
Where: EC3:108, Holger Crafoords Ekonomicentrum EC3, Tycho Brahes väg 1
More info here.

Annika Winsth
– Har penningpolitiken spelat ut sin roll? Har verkligheten sprungit ifrån teoriboken?

When: 24 May, 13:00-14:00
Where: Crafoordsalen, Holger Crafoords Ekonomicentrum EC1, Tycho Brahes väg 1
More info here.

Honorary Doctors of Theology

Professor Elias Bongmba – Eschatology and Otherness: Imagining and Anticipating the Future in Africa

Robert D. Resnick – Voices from the Holocaust: The Story of the Ravensbrück Archive

When: 24 May, 09:00-11:30
Where: LUX:C126, LUX, Helgonavägen 3

Honorary Doctors of Philosophy at the Faculty of Science

Professor Anne Borg – From MAX-lab to MAX IV, research opportunities and research policy – a Norwegian perspective

Peder Cederström – From MAX-lab to MAX IV, rYou will never walk alone – glimpses from my research on living and fossil animalssearch opportunities and research policy – a Norwegian perspective

When: 24 May, 10:00-13:00
Where: Lundmarksalen lecture hall, Astronomihuset, Sölvegatan 27
More info here.

Honorary Doctor at the Faculty of Social Science

Jack Halberstam – Trans*: A Quick Guide to Gender Variability

When: 24 May, 10:00-12:00
Where: Kulturens Auditorium, Tegnérsplatsen 6
More info here.


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