Traditional inaugural lectures by new professors took place at the JKU in June.
The Faculty of Law kicked the event off on Wednesday, June 8 (5:00 PM in the JKU’s Ceremony Room). Prof. Helmut Hirtenlehner’s (Institute for Procedural Justice) inaugural lecture titled "Normakzeptanz und Sanktionierungswahrscheinlichkeit" provided insight into his area of research. A panel discussion on the topic took place afterwards, followed by the "Procedural Justice" awards for young scholars. Click here, opens a file to learn more.
The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business followed suit on Monday, June 13 (4:00 PM in the JKU’s Ceremony Room). Univ. Prof. Henriett Primecz (Institute of International Management) inaugural lecture titled "Paradigm Plurality in Cross-Cultural Management" illustrated the research paradigms that tend to dominate cross-cultural management and why critical approaches are becoming increasingly important. Click here, opens a file to learn more.
Univ. Prof. Georg Hans Neuweg (Institute for Business and Vocational Education) followed with his inaugural lecture titled "Bildung an der Universität", pointing out that experience-based learning is best acquired in life. Neuweg called for respecting this aspect in an effort to allow universities to fulfill their core mission in education. Click here, opens a file to learn more.