Welcome to European Bildung Day 2021
Bildung, Unlocking the Spirit; how do we do it?
You can now watch video from the European Bildung Day, May 8-9, 2021; more videos from the main conference and photos from local events are coming up…
Saturday 13:00-15:00 CET Main Conference
Welcome by Lene Rachel Andersen and conference host Nadja Taranczewski
Better Bildung, Better Future.
A bildung manifesto for Europe
Introduction by Niklas Limacher.
Bildung Through Time: A Historical Journey
Zak Stein, USA — Where to begin: Comenius
Lene Rachel Andersen, DK — Bourgeoisie bildung vs. folk-bildung
Gretchen Colon, USA — The Chautauqua Movement
Sturla Bjerkaker, NO — Study circles: the Norwegian way
Michiel Tolman, NL — De Bildung Academie, Amsterdam
Vesa-Matti Lahti, FI — Bildung and sustainability i Finland
Elena Tochilina, UA — Start-up bildung in Ukraine
Read more about the speakers and their presentations here:
Saturday 15:00-20:00 CET Local Events
Saturday 20:00-22:00 CET Bildung Bar
Bring your favourite beverage and have a fun evening!
The European Bildung Day organizers will say a few words and toast for Europe at 20:30 CET (we promise that it won’t take long!)
The biggest and corona saftest bar in the world; have fun!
Sunday 10:00-16:00 CET European Bildung Day
10:00-12:00 Morning Plenary Session
Feel like having a cup of coffee with your bildung colleagues before the official program begins? Just click, log in, and join…
12:00-12:45 Lunch Break
This will be a horribly early lunch for the Spanish, but the Norwegians will be starving by now…
12:45-13:45 Parallel Sessions
Reed Shafer-Ray, Lead4America, and Gretchen Colon, Chautauqua.
Garry Nicholson, Ginie Servant, and Uwe Gartenschläger.
Kees Spijker, Matthes Lindner & Judith Bodenstein, Falling Walls, Ward van der Meiden & Marius de Vries.
Jonathan Rowson, Pippa Evans, and Mark Vernon, Perspectiva, co-organisers of The Realisation Festival.
Introductions to all parallel sessions and speakers here:
The presentations in the sessions may be recorded; if you do not wish to appear in the recording, please turn off your camera or contact us.
13:45-13:55 Bio Break
13:55-15:10 Parallel Workshops & Sessions
The Global Bildung Manifesto was finalized by the participants at the European Bildung Day on May 9th, 2021, and uploaded for signatures as the conclusion of the conference.
Niklas Limacher led the process and here reads the full manifesto.
You can find the Global Bildung Manifesto and sign it here: https://europeanbildung.net/manifesto/