Uppsala University 544 years – symposium and awards ceremony

The University celebrates its 544th anniversary with a symposium commemorating the University’s founder Jakob Ulfsson and a festive ceremony in the Grand Auditorium.

I. Symposium

Jakob Ulfsson och Uppsala universitet i 1400-talets lärda värld
Till femhundraårsminnet av universitetsgrundarens död

Lecture Hall X 10.00, in collaboration with the Newman Institute

Professor Magnus Nyman: Jakob Ulfsson, Uppsala universitets grundare.

Professor Olle Ferm: Paris tur och retur – svenska studenter i Paris på medeltiden.

Docent Erika Kihlman: En enkel till Wien – Björn Magnussons medeltida bildningsresa.

Docent Carina Jacobsson: Jakob Ulfssons vapensköld och kyrkokonsten.

 

II. Festive ceremony and awards

The programme starts at 15:00 in the Grand Auditorium of the University Main Building.

Lecture by Library Director Lars Burman, Uppsala Univeresity Library 400 years (given in Swedish)

Music performed by the Royal Academic Orchestra and choir Allmänna Sången.

Soloists: Agnes Auer

The following prizes and medals will be awarded during the ceremony:

Björkén Prize 2020 Christer Betsholtz
– Björkén Prize 2021 Kristina Edström
Uppsala University Innovation Prize ‘Hjärnäpplet’ 2020 Sara Mangsbo
Uppsala University Innovation Prize ‘Hjärnäpplet’ 2021 Rolf Larsson, Peter Nygren, Joachim Gullbo
Linnaeus Medal 2020 Kerstin Lindblad-Toh
– Linnaeus Medal 2021 Lars Tranvik
Rudbeck Medal 2020 Inger Sundström Poromaa, Maria Ågren, Olle Eriksson
– Rudbeck Medal 2021 Håkan Andersson, Lars Lannfelt, Maria Strömme
– Torgny Segerstedt Medal 2020 Mats Thelander
Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Prize 2020 Stefan Swartling Peterson
Martin Henriksson Holmdahl Prize 2021 Peter Nobel
– Ulla and Stig Holmquist Prize 2020 Jan Kihlberg
– Ulla and Stig Holmquist Prize 2021 Fredrik Almqvist
– Oscar Prize 2020 Ocean Cheung, Marcus Lindskog
– Oscar Prize 2021 Ashish KC, Pontus Ekberg
Distinguished Teaching Award 2020, Martin Karlberg, Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg, Christine Mackay Tircomnicu, Albert Christersson, Mikael Widersten
Distinguished Teaching Award 2021, Gunnel Ekroth, Lars Lundin, Seidon Alsaody, Anne-Lie Svensson, Stefan Zetterström
Alumnus of the Year 2021 Jenny Larsson

 

Birthday will be celebrated with prize ceremony (news article in the Staff Portal)