Department of Culture and Learning


CfU’s Christian Ydesen to have inaugural lecture as newly appointed professor on April 29

CfU is delighted to invite you to the inaugural lecture by Professor Christian Ydesen on April 29, who On January 1 2022, took up a position as professor of education research and internationalization at the Department for Culture and Learning.

Last modified: 31.03.2022

Ydesen to hold inaugural lecture on April 29 in Aalborg

Since January 1 2022, CfU has been so fortunate to have gained another full professor, namely Christian Ydesen. Ydesen is an internationally recognized scholar. He has been a visiting scholar at several European universities, and he currently served on the board of the Nordic Educational Research Association and the editorial board of the European Educational Research Journal (EERJ). Since his dissertation (2011) on the rise of educational testing in Denmark in the 20th century, Ydesen has e.g. researched the global history of OECD in education and the frictions between educational assessment and inclusive education. Learn more about professor Ydesen’s research by clicking here.

Ydesen began his career in the Royal Danish Air Force and obtained an MA in History and Philosophy from Aarhus University, before becoming an associate professor, and later professor WSR, at Aalborg University in 2015, where he has since been a member of Centre for Education Policy Research.

Christian Ydesen's inaugural professor lecture is titled:

”Restoring Research in Education - Paradigms, Governing Complexes, Emancipation” 

After the lecture the Department for Culture and Learning will host a reception, where we look forward to celebrating Christian Ydesen. The inaugural lecture takes place on Friday April 29 2022, 14.00-14.45 in Room 3.114 at Kroghstræde 3, 9220 Aalborg Øst.

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