Spotlight on: social responsibility (SPOT05)

  • Date
    Thursday 30 September 2021
  • Topics
    • Social responsibility

About this session

Democracy, academic freedom, climate change, social justice – how should our institutions and the international education sector more broadly respond to the major challenges of our time? This session will explore this complicated and compelling question from a variety of vantage points.

You will be able to put your questions directly to the speakers from the related sessions listed below and share your own insights on the topic with the other participants in this collaborative discussion.

Related sessions

  • Academic freedom in crisis: a national, European or global problem? (SPOT05.A)
  • How to develop sustainable mindsets: the importance of partnerships and collaboration (SPOT05.B)
  • The role of universities in ensuring democracy and sustainable development (SPOT05.C)
  • Universities as drivers of societal development: lessons from the Global South (SPOT05.D) 


  • Hilligje van't Land | International Association of Universities | France
  • Elsa Zenatti-Daniels | Aston University | United Kingdom
  • Liviu Matei | Central European University | Hungary
  • Sjur Bergan | Council of Europe | France