Keynote speaker Svend Brinkmann has one of the strongest voices in the public debate regarding the questionable tendencies of our times and how we can overcome them but also challenge them. His books are as popular as his opinions and he delivers one non-fiction bestseller after another. Now, you have the chance to experience Svend Brinkmann and his thought-provoking, relevant and entertaining keynotes about letting go and standing firm in our borderless development culture.
Keynote speaker Svend Brinkmann is a psychology professor at Aalborg University in Denmark. His research takes its aim at the bridge between psychology, philosophy and culture analysis, and his many books and articles cover these topics. He’s been given multiple awards for his research including one from the Danish publishing house Gyldendal. Svend is currently researching the increasing number of psychiatric diagnoses as well as “sorrow” as a psychological and cultural phenomenon.
Since 2009, the prominent speaker Svend Brinkmann has taught general psychology and qualitative methods on the faculty of humanities at Aalborg University. In addition, he has written many books and more than 150 academic articles as part of his research. Svend Brinkmann became a well-known name when he published Stand Firm: Resisting the Self-Improvement Craze in 2014, in which he challenges these days’ “(self) development tyranny”. Since then he has published the sequel Standpoints: 10 Old Ideas in a New World and his newest best-seller JOMO (Joy of Missing Out), which discusses the art of missing out on something. His books have been translated into multiple languages.
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