Michael Ignatieff

The new geopolitics of higher education

Read the papers and view the presentations from our annual conference The new geopolitics of higher education. The conference included a keynote from the distinguished political philosopher, author and former politician Professor Michael Ignatieff, President of Central European University, who discussed academic freedom and the future of Europe.

  • Global higher education engagement research

    This research programme investigates the ways in which higher education is becoming globalised and looks at how to build a productive local/global nexus. Simon Marginson leads this programme.

  • Social and economic impact of higher education

    This research programme investigates the ways in which higher education can lead to greater equality and social mobility, and how policy can anticipate its social and economic effects. Claire Callender leads this programme.

  • Local higher education engagement

    This research programme investigates the ways in which UK higher education is embedded in communities, labour markets and government, and how it can enhance its impacts. James Wilsdon leads this programme.

Publications

CGHE’s working papers, reports and policy briefings reflect the work in progress of our academics and others whose work directly addresses our research programmes.

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Events & Seminars

We run weekly seminars throughout the academic year at UCL’s Institute of Education, and also organise other special events.

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