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The Linköping conference on history teaching and learning in higher education

Linköping University, Campus Valla, Vallfarten, Universitetsklubben
Tuesday 20th – Wednesday 21st May 2014


Preliminary programme

Tuesday 20 May

10.00–10.30  Registration and coffee/tea


10.30–10.45  Welcoming words                                                           David Ludvigsson &  Karin Fälth-Magnusson


10.45–11.30  How historians develop as teachers                                 Alan Booth & Jeanne Booth


11.30–12.15  The identity of historians in Albania                                 Etleva Lala


12.15–13.15  Lunch


13.15–14.00  How does a historian read a book?                                  Friederike Neumann

                     And how do students learn to do the same?


14.00–14.45  Presage, higher education, supervision and                      Stefan Ekecrantz

                     the undergraduate thesis in history


14.45–15.15  Break (coffee/tea)


15.15–16.00  Blended teaching and learning in history                          Philip Sheldrick


16.00–16.45  South Yorkshire Through Time: Students as partners        Alison Twells

                     in public history and community engagement


18.00             Conference dinner Restaurant Stångs Magasin

Wednesday 21 May


08.30–09.15  “Many Cultures, Many Histories”: New approaches           Peter D’Sena

                      to teaching the history and experiences of migration nd the transnational turn


09.15–10.00  Worlds apart or common ground? History teaching           Louise Berglund

                     at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in comparison with that at Örebro University, Sweden


10.00–10.30  Break (coffee/tea)


10.30–11.15  The same History for all? Tuning History in Europe          György Nováky


11.15–12.00  Assessing and grading knowledge and competence          KG Hammarlund

                      – challenges, pitfalls, and possibilities


12.00–13.00  Lunch


13.00–13.45  Methodology of history and teachers’ of history                Andrei Sokolov



13.45–14.30  Roundtable: National and regional variations                    David Ludvigsson

                     of signature pedagogies in history teaching


14.30-15.00 Coffee/tea


15.00-15.45  The current state of history teaching in Cyprus:                 Emilios Solomou
                    Issues and challenges


15.45-16.00  Concluding discussion                                                      David Ludvigsson


Presenting participants:

Louise Berglund, Örebro University, Sweden

Alan Booth, University of Nottingham, UK

Jeanne Booth, University of Nottingham, UK

Peter D’Sena, The Higher Education Academy, UK

Stefan Ekecrantz, Stockholm University, Sweden

KG Hammarlund, Halmstad University, Sweden

Etleva Lala, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

David Ludvigsson, Linköping University, Sweden

Friederike Neumann, Universität Bielefeld, Germany

György Nováky, Uppsala University, Sweden

Philip Sheldrick, Australian National University, Australia

Andrei Sokolov, State Pedagogical University, Yaroslavl, Russia

Emilios Solomou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Alison Twells, Sheffield Hallam University, UK


A number of non-presenting participants are expected from Linköping and other Swedish universities.


Preliminary programme in pdf


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