Honorary Doctorate lecture and ceremony


Prof. Henry Hansmann was awarded the honorary doctorate degree from Center for Corporate Governance and CBS on Friday, March 21. The conferment comprised a lecture, given to an open audience, and a conferment ceremony which took place as part of the CBS Annual Celebration Friday evening.


Prof. Henry Hansmann had a busy schedule while in Copenhagen last week to receive the honorary doctorate degree.

On Thursday, March 20, Hansmann participated in the Industrial Foundations seminar at Center for Corporate Governance from 13:00-17:00.

On Friday, March 21, 11:00-12:00 Hansmann gave his conferment lecture at Solbjerg Plads entitled "What can we learn from the Danish Industrial Foundations". The lecture was followed by a reception in Rotunden at Solbjerg Plads, celebrating the honorary doctors.

On Friday evening, Hansmann was officially awarded the honorary doctorate degree at the CBS Annual Celebration. In keeping with tradition, the President of CBS Per Holten-Andersen gave diplomas to the three newly conferred honorary doctors; Henry Hansmann, Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor at Law at Yale Law School, Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, and Peter Miller, Professor in Management Accounting, London School of Economics.

Henry Hansmann, who used to live in Aarhus during the Vietnam War and now visits CBS regularly, was very happy to be in Denmark again and expressed his gratitude for the award.

President of CBS, Per Holten-Andersen and Prof. Henry Hansmann, CBS Annual Celebration, Friday evening, March 21
Photographer: Henriette Frausing

Lecture Friday, March 21, 2014, 11:00-12:00, Solbjerg Plads 
"What can we learn from Danish Industrial Foundations"

See also the announcement of Prof. Henry Hansmann as the honorary doctorate recipient

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