RIHE’s 50th Anniversary International Symposium ”Higher Education Research: Challenges and Prospects”/ May 14, 2022

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※Registration has been closed as it reached the full capacity.

The Online International Symposium will be held as follows:

■Date and Time
19:00~22:00 Saturday, May 14, 2022  (Japan time: JST/GMT+9)

Higher Education Research: Challenges and Prospects

Online (Zoom)   ※We will inform you of the participation URL by the day before.


Futao Huang, Professor, RIHE, Hiroshima University


Presentation 1: Richard James, Professor of Higher Education and former director of the Centre for the Study of Higher Education, The University of Melbourne, Australia
“Possible futures for higher education research and research centres in Australia”

Presentation 2: Fenqiao Yan, Professor, dean, Graduate School of Education, Peking University, China
“Modernization of Chinese higher education and impact from Japan”

Presentation 3: Niancai Liu, Dean, School of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
“Challenges and suggestions for higher education research institutions in China”

Presentation 4: Ulrich Teichler, Professor at the University of Kassel, Germany
“Possible Futures of Higher Education Research in Germany”

Presentation 5: Simon Marginson, Professor at the University of Oxford, the UK
“The ‘glonacal’ paper after 20 years”

Presentation 6: Philip Altbach, Professor at Boston College, the USA
“Higher Education Research Centers: A Case Study and Broader Patterns”

Motohisa Kaneko, Distinguished Service Professor, the University of Tsukuba; and Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo, Japan

Program, abstracts and Speaker Details
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・Participation fee is free. 
The registration is available until May 12th (Wed) noon, Japan time. However, it will be closed when it reached the maximum capacity (300).
・This events will be held online through Zoom. You need an internet access, device with camera and microphone.
・Using your full name for your personal meeting ID is required when you enter the meeting room. You may not receive a permission to enter the room if the ID is different from the name registered.
・As a participant, you are not allowed to record the events or take the screenshot at your own.
・We will inform you of the participation URL by the day before. Please contact us at the following address by 5pm, May 13, Japan time if you do not receive the email.
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