Honorary Doctorate for professor Klaske Havik
This Summer, Klaske Havik was awarded a Honorary Doctorate from Tampere University, Finland, "in recognition of the study of architectural writing and of texts on architecture and urban planning”.
The title of Honorary Doctor is the highest recognition that a university can award. Tampere University has invited persons from Finland and abroad to accept honorary doctorates in recognition of excellence in fields represented at the University and other exceptional scientific, artistic or social merits. In the invitations of Honorary Doctors, the focus has also been on work conducted at the interfaces of scientific disciplines.
The ceremony took place on 13 August in Tampere, and included a procession through the city to the Tampere Cathedral designed and built in 1902-1907 by architect Lars Sonck. Among the other honorary doctors were Professor Emeritus of Social Anthropology Tim Ingold, and former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon.
- See also the announcement of the University of Tampere's.