Keynote Speakers

Dieter Lenzen
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Lenzen has been president of Universität Hamburg since 2010. Starting in 1975, he was professor of education, first at the University of Münster and, from 1977 onwards, he held a chair for philosophy of education at Freie Universität Berlin.
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Dirk Van Damme
Dirk Van Damme is Head of Division in the Directorate for Education and Skills at the OECD in Paris. He holds a PhD in educational sciences from Ghent University, where he became professor of educational sciences. His main academic work focused on the history of education, comparative education, lifelong learning and international higher education.
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Heila Lotz-Sisitka
Professor Heila Lotz-Sisitka holds a Tier 1 South African National Research Foundation Chair in Global Change and Social Learning Systems, and is a Distinguished Research Professor in Education at Rhodes University, South Africa.
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Karen Block
Dr Karen Block is Associate Director of the Evidence and Child Health Unit in the Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and coordinates the Melbourne Social Equity Institute’s program in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the University of Melbourne.
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Annette Scheunpflug
Annette Scheunpflug holds the chair of Foundations in Education at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg in Germany and is an elected member of the Bavarian Academy of Science. She has a broad international teaching and research experience in Europe, the US, Japan and several African countries.
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Arjen Wals
Arjen Wals is a Professor of Transformative Learning for Socio-Ecological Sustainability at Wageningen University. He also holds the UNESCO Chair of Social Learning and Sustainable Development. Furthermore, he is a senior advisor at the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development (GMV).
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29.08.2019
To cover and document the conference from a student’s perspective, Josephine Hohberg, a masterstudent in Hamburg, will blog and report on her #ECER2019 experience.
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Upcoming ECERs

24.08.2020
ECER'20, Glasgow
03.09.2021
ERC'21, Geneva
06.09.2021
ECER'21, Geneva
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