Keynote speeches and workshops 29 October 2019, Vienna


Date: 29 October 2019


Tuesday 29 October

Location: Marietta-Blau-Saal, University of Vienna, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna

09:00 – 10:30 – Keynote speeches on Governance of doctoral education

Prof. Peter Becker, Head of the Doctoral Programme in Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna

Prof. Filipa Castanheira, Assistant Professor and Researcher, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Prof. CHU Zuwang, Professor, Higher Education Institute, China University of Geosciences (CUG)

10:30 – 11:15 – Q&A and discussion

11:15 – 12:30 – Consortium Meeting (All project partners)

Agenda by Prof. Chang Zhu, VUB

Concluding remarks by

·          Prof. WU Jiang, Executive Vice President TJU

·          ZHU Baojiang, Vice President NAEA

·          Dr. Lucas Zinner, UniVie

11:15 – 12:30 – Optional for non-consortium members: Guided tour of the University of Vienna)

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch break

13:30 –13.40 – Briefing LEAD2 Workshops in 2020

Next hosts: GXNU & TJU

13:40 – 14:00 – Introduction to workshops

14:00 – 15:50 – Parallel workshops on Governance of doctoral education


  1. Guidance versus control: What is the main duty of the head of a doctoral school?
    Moderator: Dr. Ibrahim Yorgun, METU
  2. Should the head of a school also be a leader: what would he have to do to have her/his peers follow her/him?
    Dr. Rita Falcao, NOVA
  3. What skills and knowledge are necessary to successfully lead and manage a doctoral school?
    Prof. YU Haibo, NAEA & Dr. Angela Meyer, UniVie

15:50 – 16:00 – Coffee & Tea Break

16:00 – 16:30 – Reporting Session

Moderators (Ibrahim YorgunRita Falcao, YU Haibo & Angela Meyer)

Prof. WANG Haiyan, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. YANG Huilin, Renmin University of China

16:30 – 17:00 – Certificates & Closing Session

University of Vienna



End of meetings 


Keynote speech by Prof. Peter Becker, University of  Vienna, Austria. 

Keynote speech by Prof. Filipa Castanheira, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. 

Keynote speech by Prof. CHU Zuwang, China University of Geosciences, China. 

LEAD2 consortium meeting

LEAD2 research plans (Oct 2019)