Sharing good news: my PhD thesis was selected as the winner of the 2021 Comparative & International Education Society Eurasia Special Interest Group Dissertation Award!
China and Russia’s higher education ambitions for Eurasia, and Central Asian responses (new publication)
Fortunately, our new article will not make you fall asleep For my first blog post of 2021, I'm very pleased to share a new peer-reviewed journal article. It explores China and Russia’s efforts to construct a higher education region in Eurasia and also examines the responses of policymakers in Central Asia to these initiatives. The …
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Regionalism in higher education – new journal special issue (open access)
A new collection of articles on regionalism in higher education in the former Soviet space explores varieties of regional initiatives, power dynamics and the impact of regional partnerships and alliances.
One week to go: Webinar on higher education in Eurasia
No plans yet for Wednesday January 31st? Oh, you have plans? Time to cancel them and join us for a free webinar on higher education transformations in Eurasia! The time depends on where you are in the world... It will be: 09.30 New York/Toronto time, which is 14.30 London time, which is 21.30 Astana time, and …
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Free webinar on higher education transformations in Eurasia
Happy new year to all my blog readers - all 1,000+ of you! I hope 2018 has started well for you, wherever you are in the world and whatever your plans are for this year. I am looking forward to continuing to share news and reflections on the wonderful world of education, society and politics …
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ESCAS-CESS 2017 Conference report
The first joint conference of the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS) and the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) was, it is fair to say, a roaring success. Held at the stunning new purpose-built campus of the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, ESCAS-CESS was the largest international conference of Central Eurasian …
New university league for Eurasia
The Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) has set up a University League to 'ensure comprehensive, systematic scientific and methodological support for the development of the international Eurasian community in the spheres of the economy, science and technology, legal fundamentals and the philosophy of human life.' It's not aiming to capture all universities in the member countries …