Webinar | October 20 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PDT | Livestream
Moderator: John Aubrey Douglass
Participants: Karin Fischer, Bryan Penprase and Igor Chirikov
Based on chapters in the new book Neo-Nationalism and Universities (Johns Hopkins University Press), chapter contributors discuss the findings from their cases studies and provide an update the latest developments in China, Hong Kong, Singapore (with the recent ending of the Yale-National University of Singapore liberal arts college experiment) and Russia.
Co-Sponsored by University World News and UC Berkeley's Institute for East Asian Studies.
Karin Fischer is a Senior Writer to the Chronicle for Higher Education and author of Latitudes, a weekly newsletter on global higher education; Bryan E. Penprase is Professor of Science and Vice President for Sponsored Research and External Academic Relations, Soka University of America, and was was a founding faculty member of the Yale-NUS College in Singapore; Igor Chirikov is Senior Researcher and the Director of the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Consortium at CSHE, UC Berkeley, and co-edited the book International Status Anxiety and Higher Education: Soviet Legacy in China and Russia (Springer, 2018); John Aubrey Douglass is Senior Research Fellow and Research Professor at CSHE, UC Berkeley.
Neo-Nationalism and Universities: Populists, Autocrats and the Future of Higher Education published by Johns Hopkins University Press is now available