Welcome to European Bildung Day 2020

On this page, you will find information and videos from our two days of celebration of bildung and the European spirit, May 8th and 9th, 2020.

Hosts and conference organizers


All conference participants

If you participated in the conference, you will receive an email with everybody’s name and email.

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If you participated in the conference, please help us learn from it and take the survey.

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Friday Afternoon – Conference 15:00 – 18:00

Due to a Zoom problem, we could not record the first 15 minutes of the conference and hence we cannot show the opening. But you can watch Lene Rachel Andersen’s two presentations about Bildung and the keynotes:

  • Christine Buhl Andersen: Art, Science and Truth
  • Jeroen van der Most: Narrative and Technology
  • Anders Wijkman: Production and Ethics

Friday Evening – Fireside Chat: Emergence from Emergency – 20:00 – 21:30

Emergence from Emergency; Renaissance 2.0

A late night conversation between:

  • Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of the Club of Rome,
  • Peter Gärdenfors, professor of cognitive science, and
  • Uwe Gartenschläger, president of the European Association of the Education of Adults.

Host: Lene Rachel Andersen, the European Bildung Network & Nordic Bildung.

Chat moderator: Esli Verheggen, the European Bildung Network & De Bildung Academie.

Saturday Morning – Conference Plenary 09:30 – 10:15

Saturday Morning – Parallel Sessions 10:30 – 12:00

Videos from the parallel sessions are on their way…

Morning 1:
Future Bildung

Björn Wallén: Deep Bildung

Lene Rachel Andersen: Societal Changes that Require New Bildung

Vesa-Matti Lahti: The Bildung+ Project in Finland

Morning 2:
Childhood Bildung

Torben Vind Rasmussen: The Danish Efterskoler

Sigrid Piasecki & Sebastian Emil Hansen: The Association of Danish Pupils

Jamila Tressel: Schools can be Different

Tomas Björkman: Youth Camps and Bildung

Morning 3:
Bildung Business

Saturday Morning Harvest – Conference Plenary 12:10 – 12:30

Harvesting the parallel sessions’ insights in plenary.

Saturday Afternoon – Parallel Sessions 13:30 – 15:00

Afternoon 4:
Future Bildung

Afternoon 5:
National Identity

Afternoon 6:
De Bildung Academie

Saturday Afternoon Harvesting and Concluding – Plenary 15:15 – 17:00

Bildungtainment Center 2020

Please visit our bildungtainment page where you will find a Bildung Quiz, videos, some amazing art, and much more…