Register now for Flourishing Student International Webinar series

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The Jubilee Centre is proud to announce that it will be co-hosting a series of webinars alongside five other world leading universities, renowned for their focus on character. The international webinar series will feature presentations by university leaders and academics on the role of universities to help their students to cultivate the character and attributes required for human flourishing. Along side the Jubilee Centre (University of Birmingham), the five universities presenting as part of the series are: Wake Forest University, Arizona State University, University of Oxford, Ivey Business School, and University of Navarra.


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The first webinar of the series will be led by the Jubilee Centre and feature presentations by Professor Deborah Longworth, Pro Vice Chancellor for Education, University of Birmingham and Professor Tom Harrison, Deputy Director, Jubilee Centre for Character and virtues. This webinar will take place on Wednesday 13th September (3 – 4pm BST). 


See below for the full programme:


13th September '23 [3-4pm BST] Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues (University of Birmingham)

Professor Deborah Longworth, Pro Vice Chancellor for Education and Professor Tom Harrison, Deputy Director,

Jubilee Centre and DPVC for Education.


29th November '23 [4-5pm GMT] Program for Leadership and Character (Wake Forest University)

Dr. Michael Lamb, Executive Director of the Program of Leadership and Character, and Kenneth Townsend, Executive Director of Leadership and Character in the Professional Schools.


25th January '24 [3-4pm GMT] Principled Innovation (Arizona State University)

Cristy Guleserian, Executive Director, Principled Innovation and Ted Cross, Executive Director, Office of University



7th March '24 [4-5pm GMT] Oxford Character Project (University of Oxford)

Dr. Edward Brooks, Executive Director of the Oxford Character Project and Anjali Sarker, Programme Manager Oxford Character Project.


15th May '24 [3-4pm BST] Ivey Leadership Centre, (Ivey Business School)

Dusya Vera, Executive Director, Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership, Professor, Strategy & General

Management; and Gerard Seijts, Professor, Organizational Behaviour; former/founding Executive Director and Ian O.

Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership.


2nd July ‘24 [4-5pm BST] Civic Humanism Centre for Character and Professional Ethics (University of Navarra)

Emma Cohen de Lara, Director of the "Leadership as Service Program. Developing Purpose and Character",

University of Navarra and José M. Torralba, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Navarra.


Registration for these events is essential and you can do so here.

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