Programme Schedule

QS Subject Focus Summit - Humanities and Social Sciences Research

“Embracing Innovation for Constructive Global Engagement:
The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences”
Day 1: 29 August 2018, Wednesday

Welcome Dinner

17:00–18:00 Registration
Location: NH Hotel
18:00–18:30 SUN Flag Ceremony
Location: Auditorium Santa Margherita
18:30–19:00 Welcome Addresses
Location: Santa Margherita Auditorium
Professor Michele Bugliesi
Rector
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Italy
Professor Sung-Don Hwang
Secretary General
SUN
Ms Mandy Mok
Chief Executive Officer
QS Branding & Conferences by QS Asia
Singapore
19:00–21:00 Welcome Dinner with Musical Performances
Location: Courtyard of Ca’ Foscari
21:00 End of Program Day 1

QS Subject Focus Summit - Humanities and Social Sciences Research

“Embracing Innovation for Constructive Global Engagement:
The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences”
Day 2: 30 August 2018, Thursday
Welcome Addresses
Location: Santa Margherita Auditorium
08:30–09:00 Registration
09:00–09:30 Opening Remarks Professor Tiziana Lippiello
Vice-Rector
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Italy
Professor Michele Bugliesi
Rector
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Italy
Professor  Sung-Don Hwang
Secretary General
SUN
Ms Mandy Mok
Chief Executive Officer
QS Branding & Conferences by QS Asia
Singapore
Ms Paola Mar
City Councillor for Tourism
Venice City Council
Italy
Session 1: Big Data in Humanities and Social Sciences Research
Venue: Santa Margherita Auditorium
09:30–09:50 Keynote Presentation 1:
Valuing Future Research in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
Mr Martin Ince
Chair, Global Academic Advisory Board
QS World University Ranking
United Kingdom
09:50–10:10 The European Time Machine: The Humanities at Scale Professor Frédéric Kaplan
Director
Digital Humanities Laboratory
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Switzerland
10:10–10:30 TBA Elsevier
Netherlands
10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–11:20 Language, Big Data and the Analysis of Cultural Conflict: The Odycceus Project Professor Massimo Warglien
Professor, Dept. of Management
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Center for Humanities and Social Change
Italy
11:20–11:40 Big Data in the Humanities: Rereading the Past and the Future Professor Mirko degli Esposti
Deputy Rector
University of Bologna
Italy
11:40–12:00 Altmetrics, Social Impact, Discoverability: Responding to the Transformational Potential of Big Data in Humanities and Social Science Research Professor Catharine Coleborne
Head of School, Dean of Arts
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle (UON)
Australia
12:00–12:30 Panel Discussion
12:30–14:00 Networking Lunch at Garden of Ca’ Dolfin (15 mins walk from Santa Margherita Auditorium)

Session 2: Measuring Research Excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Venue: Santa Margherita Auditorium

14:00–14:20 Keynote Presentation 2:
Value and Impact of Social and Humanity Sciences. The Case of Kazakhstan & Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Professor Mukhambetkali Burkitbayev
First Vice-Rector
Al Farabi University
Kazakhstan
14:20–14:40 The Evaluation of Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities: Epistemic Perspectives, Tensions and Solutions Professor Andrea Bonaccorsi
Full Professor
Economics and Management
University of Pisa
Italy
14:40–15:00 The Experience of National Chengchi University in Measuring Research Excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences Professor Jennifer L. Wang
Vice-President
National Chengchi University
Taiwan
15:00–15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30–15:50 On Books, Metrics and Evaluating the Social Sciences and Humanities
Professor Alesia Zuccala
Associate Professor
University of Copenhagen
Denmark
15:50–16:10 Keynote Presentation 3:
The Impact of the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ and the Survival of Humanities and Social Sciences in Higher Education: Case of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Dr Chong Jin Oh
Dean, Office of International Affairs
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Korea
16:10–16:40 Panel Discussion
16:40–17:30 Open Clinic:
The Impact of International Rankings on Universities’ Administration
17:30 End of Program Day 2

QS Subject Focus Summit - Humanities and Social Sciences Research

“Embracing Innovation for Constructive Global Engagement:
The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences”
Day 3: 31 August 2018, Friday
Session 3: Research Communications in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Venue: Santa Margherita Auditorium
08:30–09:00 Registration
09:00–09:20 Where, What and Why: Books in the SSH Professor Geoffrey Williams
Researcher, Digital Humanities
Université de Bretagne Sud
France
09:20–09:40 Classics in Sapienza: Documents, Contexts and Narratives for Communicating Cultural Heritage Professor Paolo Carafa
Professor of Classical Archaeology
Department of Antiquity
Sapienza University of Rome
Italy
09:40–10:00 Altcommunications: The Challenge of Capturing the Variety of Research Communication Forms in the SSH Professor Ioana Galleron
Professor
French Literature and Digital Humanities
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
France
10:00–10:20 Procurement of External Funds by a Humanities and Social Sciences University Professor Tateishi Hirotaka
President
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Japan
10:20–10:50 Coffee Break
10:50–11:10 Measuring the Scientific Performance of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Reconsidering the Certainty and Stability Requirement of the Newtonian Paradigm Professor Elif Cepni
Executive Director
Nişantaşi University
Istanbul
11:10–11:30 Arbor magna, parva radix? Reflections on the Current Situation and Potential Perspectives of Humanities Research, Especially the s. c. Classics in the Age of Disruptive Digitalization Dr Philipp Fondermann
Research Intelligence Consultant
Elsevier
11:30–11:50 “Town and Gown”: The HSE University Case Professor Ivan Prostakov
Vice-Rector
Higher School of Economics
Moscow
11:50–12:30 Panel Discussion
12:30–13:00 Closing Remarks Professor Michele Bugliesi
Rector
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Italy
Professor Sung-Don Hwang
Secretary General
SUN
Ms Mandy Mok
Chief Executive Officer
QS Branding & Conferences by QS Asia
Singapore
13:00–14:30 Networking Lunch at Garden of Ca’ Dolfin (15 mins walk from Santa Margherita Auditorium)
14:30–17:30 Optional Cultural Visit and City Tour by Boat (Visit of St. Mark’s Church and Grand Canal Tour)
18:00–18:30 Campus Tour
18:30 End of Program Day 3

QS Subject Focus Summit - Humanities and Social Sciences Research

“Embracing Innovation for Constructive Global Engagement:
The Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences”

* This schedule is tentative and subject to change.