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Preliminary program schedule

Wednesday 24 September

Arrival of participants

18:00 – 20:00     Registration and informal get together with buffet and drinks

20:00 – 20:45     Welcome and official opening speech by Theo Mulder, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science and depute Tineke Schokker-Strampel

20:45 – 21.15     Key-note speaker: Cecilia Odé

21:15 – 22.00     Refreshments


Thursday 25 September

08:30 – 09:00     Registration & coffee/tea

09:00 – 09:45     Key-note speaker: Alastair Walker

09:45 – 10:15     Paper 1 with discussion

10:15 – 10:45     Coffee/tea break

10:45 – 12:15     Papers 2 - 4 with discussion

12:15 – 13:30     Lunch break

13:30 – 15:00     Papers 5 - 7 with discussion

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee/tea break

15:30 – 16:30     Papers 8 – 9 with discussion

16:30 – 21.00     Excursion to Snits, including visit to the Scheepvaartmuseum and a boat trip with refreshments.

21:00                 Return to Ljouwert / Leeuwarden


Friday 26 September

09:00 – 09:45     Key-note speaker: Maya David

09:45 – 10:15     Paper 11 with discussion

10:15 – 10:45     Coffee/tea break

10:45 – 11:45     Papers 12 - 14

11:45 – 12:15     FEL Anual General Meeting

12:15 – 13:30     Lunch break

13:30 – 15:00     Papers 15 - 17

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee/tea break

15:30 – 17:00     Papers 18 – 20

18:00                 Conference dinner with concert

 

Saturday 27 September

09:00 – 09:45     Key-note speaker: Durk Gorter

09:45 – 10:15     Paper 21

10:15 – 10:45     Coffee/tea break

10:45 – 12:15     Papers 22 – 24

12:15 – 13:30     Lunch break

13:30 – 15:00     Papers 25 - 27

15:00 – 15:30     Coffee/tea break

15:30 – 17:30     Open session and final discussion

18:00 – 22:00     Diner in town


Sunday 28 September

Optional: nice excursion in Fryslân:

11.00     Frysk Museum. Guided tour in English.

12.30     To Workum by bus.

13.30     It Pottebakkershûs. A nice, healthy, biological, and homemade lunch in It Pottebakkershûs in Workum. This lunchroom is also a small Frisian pottery museum, where the owner will give us a pottery demonstration.

14.30     Jopie Huisman Museum. One of Fryslân’s most famous painters. Guided tour in English.

17.00     Return to Ljouwert/Leeuwarden by bus.

When the total amount of attendees is less than 25 the excursion will be cancelled.