Finnish Institute for Educational Research 50th Anniversary Seminar

Education, Fatherland and Humanity

12.00 Opening with music and skiffle performance

12.20 Opening speech
Keijo Hämäläinen, Rector, University of Jyväskylä

12.30 Keynote lecture: Educational research and the good for humankind
Stephen Kemmis
Professor Emeritus of Charles Sturt University, Australia 
Doctor Honoris Causa of University of Jyväskylä

13.30 Coffee break
A visual history and an overview on research teams of FIER on displays during the break

14.00 Playback theatre: Education / Bildung, educational research, fatherland and humankind: What does this mean for you?
Storia Playback Theatre

14.45–15.30 Closing lecture: The future of educational research
Jussi Välimaa, Professor, Director of Finnish Institute for Educational Research