Preliminary program PhD course 10-11 March 2015

PROFRES PhD course: Perspectives on the constitution and development of practical knowledge for changing professions, PR412H Credit (ECTS):5

Location: University of Nordland 10-11 March 2015

Tuesday 10 March

09:00-09:15 Introduction Prof Kåre Fuglseth and Assoc. prof. Catrine T. Halås

09:15-10:15 Plenary. Prof Jonna Bornemark (Södertörn University College)

Theme: Practical Knowledge and knowledge constitution

  • Aristotele’s theory of knowledge
  • A phenomenological approach to practical knowledge
  • How practical knowledge can be developed
  • The role of practical knowledge in the contemporary working life

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-1045 Discussion

10:45-11:45 Plenary Jonna Bornemark contd.

11:45-12:45 Lunch in the cafeteria

12:45-13:45 Plenary. Prof Steen Wackerhausen (University of Nordland/University of Aarhus)

Theme: Practical knowledge and evidence-based practice

  • Types of knowledge, truth, and evidence
  • The constitution and sources of competence in practice
  • Practical knowledge and types of evidence
  • Time, change, and validity

13:45-14:00 Break

14:00-14:15 Discussion

14:15-15:00 Plenary Steen Wackerhausen contd.

15:15-15:45 Essay writing and practicalities etc.

14:45-16:00  Master classes – two parallel groups
Keynote speakers will join the the groups of PhD-students and share their own PhD experiences and research challenges. Other issues related to the two presentations may also be discussed.

Wednesday 11 March : PhD course continues

09:00-09:45 Plenary Assoc. prof. Jonna Lappalainen (Södertörn University College)

Theme: Practical knowledge and ethics

  • Unveiling the moral
  • Freedom, responsibility and ambiguity
  • Action and vulnerability

09:45-10:00 Break

10:00-10:15 Discussion

10:15-11:30 Plenary Jonna Lappalainen contd.

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-13:15 Plenary. Prof Johans Sandvin (UiN)

Theme: Praxis and networks

  • Practice as networks
  • The political promotion of networks on professional practice
  • Practice as action-networks (ANT)
  • The governance of practice networks

13:15-13:30 Break

13:30-14:15 Plenary Johans Sandvin contd.

14:15-14:30 Break

14:30-15:15 Round table discussion

15:15-16:00 Summary, practicalities, evaluation and closure