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The 5th HERA conference (Peking University, 2017)

General Information

  • Theme: Changing Asian higher education in the new century: globalization, policy and governance
  • Date: April 21-22, 2017
  • Venue: Peking University

Conference Themes

1. Global Competition and Internationalization of Higher Education

  • Declining Academic Autonomy in the Recent Academic Governance Reforms in Japan (Akira Arimoto, Hyogo University, Japan)
  • Internationalization in Malaysian Higher Education: A Sociolinguistics Perspective (Munir Shuib, University of Science Malaysia)
  • Academics’ Responses to Policy Initiatives under Neoliberalism as an Organizational Actor (Jung Cheol Shin, Seoul National University)
  • Different Institutional Actors’ Roles at Play in Internationalizing Research Universities: A Multi-Logic Analysis (Xiaguang Shi, Peking University)
  • The Promotion of the International Mobility of Students (Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Tohoku University)

2. New National or Regional Policies on Higher Education

  • Transnational Higher Education and Global Citizenship Education (Miki Sugimura Sophia University, Japan)
  • Regional Alliance Strategy and the Emerging Global Network Universities in Asia (Zhou ZHONG, Jinghuan SHI, Shuangmiao HAN-  Tsinghua University;
    Tsinghua University; University of Oxford)
  • The true meaning of internationalization of education (Chunhua QIN Peking University, China)
  • Indicators of Internationalization of Higher Education in Asia/Pacific: ASEAN +6 (James H.Williams, George Washington University, USA)
  • The Transnational Capital and the Construction of Professional Development Space of Thousand Youth Talent Scholars in China (Mei LI, East China Normal
    University, China)

3. Institution Change or Reform in Governance for New Higher Education

  • Governing diversity in Australian Universities: the regulatory State and ‘critical thinking’ (Greg McCarthy, Xianlin SONG University of Western Australia)
  • An Exploration in Reform of Application-Audit System in Admission to Doctoral Program (Ruoling ZHENG,  Xiamen University, China)
  • How to Recognize and Evaluate World-Class Disciplines? (Juan HU Renmin University of China)
  • Research on the Relationship Between the Internal Power Structure and Performance in Universities —From a Social Network Analysis Prospective (Hua JIANG Dalian University of Technology, China)

4. New Providers on Higher Education for Mass Higher Education

  • Higher Education across European Countries: Convergence or Persistent Variety? Cooperation or Persistent Individual Policies? (Ulrich Teichler, Kassel University)
  • Education Governance System of China with Society as an Important Player: An International and Comparative Perspective (Baocun LIU Beijing Normal University)
  • Demographic Portraits of University Presidents in Japan: A Comparison between National University Corporations and Private Universities (Futao HUANG Hiroshima University, Japan)
  • Accommodating Project- Based Professionals in Higher Education Institutions in Japan (Kokei Takagi Sophia University, Japan)
  • An Empirical Study on the Employability of College Students in China: A Study Based on Self-assessment of NCSS (Qiuheng SHI Xiamen University, China)
  • Academic Culture in Transition: A Local or Global Phenomenon? (Chuing Prudence Chou, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
  • The Quest for Quality Higher Education in China: Retrospect and Prospect (Wei HA, Peking University, China)
  • Analysis on the Breakthrough of Moral Education Oriented University Talent Cultivation Mechanism (Kongzhen LI, Capital Normal University, China)

For more details on the presentations, please download HERA_5th program

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