Next HCA Academy Lecture:
Professor Marie-Claire King, University of Washington School of Medicine
14 November, 2013 at 3 pm
in auditorium 45
Admission is free - all are welcome
Since 2001, the HCA Academy has appointed a researcher of the highest international standard annually to give an academic lecture of general interest.
The Hans Christian Andersen Academy Annual Lecture helps to substantiate and emphasise the university as an academic unit that thrives by virtue of a shared and durable mindset.
2012 - Stephen Greenblatt - Shakespeare's Life Stories
2011 - Rodney Brooks - Robots and People Working Together
2010 - Theda Skocpol - Obama and the Struggle to Reform Health Care
2009 - Ahmed Zewail - Tale of Time
2008 - Peter Agre - Joy and Tears of a Life of a Scientist
2007 - Gösta Esping-Andersen - Can Social Heritage Be Broken?
2006 - Ian Wilmut - Cloning Ten Years After Dolly
2005 - A. S. Byatt - Ghost and Documents: On the Writing og Historical Fiction
2005 - Harold Bloom - Trust the Tale, Not the Teller (Special lecture on H. C. Andersen)
2004 - Lawrence Lessig - (Re)Creativity: How Creativity Lives
2003 - Michael Laver - On Stories and Science in the Wonderful World of Politics
2002 - Sir Roger Penrose - Schrödinger's Little Mermaid
2001 - Stephen Jay Gould - The Necessary Role of Storytelling in the Sciences of Natural History
For further information please contact: the secretary of the HCA Academy: Head of Section Louise Heidemann, The Vice-Chancellor's Office, tel. (+45) 6550 1072.