CGHE Annual conference

CGHE 2018 annual conference: The new geopolitics of higher education

  • Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018 08:30 - 17:40
  • Jeffrey Hall, UCL Institute of Education
  • Michael Ignatieff, Central European University

Overview

#CGHE2018

CGHE’s third annual conference will explore the new geopolitics of higher education.

The conference will provide an opportunity to hear about our latest research findings and will include a keynote from Professor Michael Ignatieff, President of Central European University, who will give this year’s Burton R. Clark lecture on higher education.

Programme summary

Keynote 1: The Burton R. Clark lecture on higher education

  • Professor Michael Ignatieff, President, Central European University
  • Welcome: Professor Michael Arthur, Provost, UCL
  • Chair: Dr Dame Nicola Brewer, Vice-Provost (International), UCL

Keynote 2: The rise of higher education and research in China and the implications for world higher education

  • Professor Nian Cai Liu, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Chair: Professor James Wilsdon, CGHE Programme Leader

Keynote 3: Title TBA

  • Professor Claire Callender, CGHE Deputy Director
  • Chair: Professor Francis Green, CGHE Co-Investigator

Panel discussion: Higher education and equality

  • Professor Vikki Boliver, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Dung Doan, CGHE Research Associate
  • Shakira Martin, President, NUS
  • Professor Rajani Naidoo, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Professor Peter Scott, Commissioner for Fair Access, Scotland
  • Chair: Professor Ellen Hazelkorn, CGHE Co-Investigator

Parallel session: Income contingent loans across the world

  • Professor Bruce Chapman, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Professor Lorraine Dearden, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Professor Nobuko Nagase, Ochanomizu University, Japan
  • Dr Dung Doan, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Chair: Professor Claire Callender, CGHE Deputy Director

Parallel session: The changing UK higher education system

  • Professor Michael Shattock, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Aniko Horvath, CGHE Research Associate
  • Professor Vikki Boliver, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Stephen Hunt, CGHE Research Associate
  • Dr William Locke, CGHE Deputy Director
  • Dr Celia Whitchurch, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Giulio Marini, CGHE Research Associate
  • Chair: Professor Paul Ashwin, CGHE Co-Investigator

Parallel session: Student learning and graduate work

  • Professor Paul Ashwin, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Jan McArthur, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Kayleigh Rosewell, CGHE Research Associate
  • Dr Janja Komljenovic, Lecturer, Lancaster University
  • Professor Diana Laurillard, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Eileen Kennedy, CGHE Senior Research Associate
  • Dr Golo Henseke, CGHE Research Associate
  • Chair: Dr William Locke, CGHE Deputy Director

Parallel session: Public good in higher education, East and West

  • Professor Simon Marginson, CGHE Director
  • Professor Nian Cai Liu, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Dr Lin Tian, CGHE Research Associate
  • Professor Futao Huang, CGHE Co-Investigator
  • Kiyomi Horiuchi, CGHE Research Associate
  • Chair: Dr Aline Courtois, CGHE Research Associate

Download the full conference programme

Booking

Registration for the conference is essential. Tickets are free and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Refreshments and lunch are included. Register via Eventbrite

We expect demand to be high so book early to avoid disappointment (and if you are subsequently unable to attend please let us know).

Notes

The conference will be livestreamed.

Michael Ignatieff

Michael Ignatieff

About this year’s Burton R. Clark lecturer

Michael Ignatieff is a university professor, writer and former politician. He is currently the Rector and President of Central European University in Budapest.

His major publications are The Needs of Strangers (1984), Scar Tissue (1992), Isaiah Berlin (1998), The Rights Revolution (2000), Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001), The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (2004), and Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics (2013).

Between 2006 and 2011, he served as an MP in the Parliament of Canada and then as Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition. He is a member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and holds eleven honorary degrees.

Between 2012 and 2015 he served as Centennial Chair at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York.

Between 2014 and 2016 he was Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of the Press, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

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