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Wednesday, October 5

Location of the conference: The Main Building of the University of Tartu (Ülikooli 18), Assembly Hall.

Introduction of the speakers during the first day of the conference by Prof. dr. Riho Altnurme, Vice-Dean for Research, Faculty of Arts and Humanities

10.00–10.30 Opening words and greetings:

Dr. Erik Puura, Vice-Rector for Development

H.E. Mr. Christoph Eichhorn, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany (to be confirmed)

Prof. Margit Sutrop, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Keynote speaker:
10.30–11.10 Prof. dr. Jürgen Mittelstraß (University of Konstanz)
Title: The Idea of the University, History and Fate
11.10–11.50 Dr. Basile Baudez (Paris-Sorbonne University)
Title: The university, an architectural type?
11.50–12.30 Prof. dr. William Whyte (University of Oxford)
Title: The Phantasm of an University: imagining new landscapes in the post-Revolutionary Britain and Ireland
12.30–13.30 Lunch
13.30–14.10 Prof. dr. Juhan Maiste (University of Tartu)
Title: Athens on the Emajõgi. University as an Icon of Enlightenment Architecture
14.10–15.00 Discussion

Chair: Prof. dr. Margit Sutrop

Discussion Panel: Prof. dr Jürgen Mittelstraß, Dr. Basile Baudez, Prof. dr. William Whyte, Prof. dr. Juhan Maiste. Moderator: Prof. dr. Margit Sutrop.

Thursday, October 6

Location of the conference: White Hall of the University of Tartu Museum (Lossi 25).

Keynote speaker:
9.20–10.00 Prof. emer. Paul V. Turner (Stanford University)
Title: The Enlightened American Campus
10.00–10.40 Prof. dr. Kilian Heck (University of Greifswald)
Title: Buildings, Portraits and Trees. The University Landscape of Greifswald in Pomerania
10.40–11.20 PD Dr. Gerd-Helge Vogel (Zurich University of the Arts)
Title: Architecture for Teaching: Academic Architecture at German Universities from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
11.20–12.00 Coffee break
12.00–12.40 Dr. Andreas Fülberth (University of Leipzig)
Title: Leipzig University at the time of Johann Wilhelm Krause and its modernization during the 19th century
12.40–13.20 Dr. Roger Bowdler (Director of Listing, Historic England)
Title: Gardens of Thought: Learning and Landscape in Georgian Britain
13.20–14.00 Dr. Georgy Smirnov (State Institute of Art Studies, Moscow)
Title: Architectural Image of the Moscow University: a Temple of the Enlightenment or a City Manor?
14.00–15.00 Break
15.00–15.40 Dr. Anja Kervanto Nevanlinna (University of Helsinki)
Title: Universities in Urban History. The University of Helsinki as a Landscape of Dialogue
15.40–16.20 Prof. dr. John Peter Collett (University of Oslo)
Title: A University in a Park – or in a Town? Visions and Realities of the First Norwegian University, Founded in 1811

16.20-17.00 Dr. Gulchachak Nugmanova (University of Kazan / The Research Institute of the Theory and History of Architecture and Town Planning, Moscow)

Title: Kazan University: western concepts, imperial power and urban transformations in the nineteenth century Russian provincial city
17.00–17.40 Dr. Epi Tohvri (Tartu College of Tallinn University of Technology)

Title: New Sciences as the Designers of the Academic Environment of the University of Tartu

Friday, October 7
Location of the conference: The Main building of the University of Tartu, Ülikooli 18-128

Keynote speaker:
10.00–10.40 Prof. dr. Michael Hebbert (University College London)
Title: From Campus Landscapes to Knowledge Quarters: how learning returned to its urban roots
10.40–11.20 Dr. James Hopkins (University of Manchester)

Title: The Disciplinary Development of University Buildings: Change and Resilience 
11.20–12.00 Prof. dr. Christian Freigang (Free University of Berlin)
Title: German Enlightenment University Landscape: Promenades, Outskirts, Parks, Botanic gardens: From Göttingen to Berlin Dahlem
12.00–12.40 Dr. Lea Leppik (University of Tartu)
Title: Professor´s House in the University Landscape. Where did a professor live in Tartu?
12.40–13.30 Final discussion