X International Russian Higher Education Conference will take place at Higher School of Economics

Higher School of Economics will hold the X International Russian Higher Education Conference "Contributions of Higher Education to Society and Economy: Global, National and Local Perspectives" on October 23-25, 2019. 

The Conference will offer a vibrant international forum for academics, strategists, institutional leaders, etc. to share opinions and explore multiple perspectives in how higher education contributes to various socioeconomic domains, with a special focus on the following areas and topics:  

  • The role of higher education in building human capital to foster economic growth;
  • How higher education institutions contribute to the production of knowledge;
  • The role of academia in building sustainable communities and states;
  • How universities shape individual learning paths and life courses;
  • How universities contribute to equity, diversity and inclusion;
  • Higher education and globalization: international mobility, partnerships and cooperation.
  • We also welcome submissions on other topics closely connected to the Conference theme.

Keynote speakers:


Simon Marginson
Professor of Higher Education, University of Oxford

 

Mitchell Stevens
Associate Professor of Education and Sociology, Stanford University

 

Laura Perna
Executive Director, Penn AHEAD

 

Rong Wang
Director of China Institute for Education Finance Research (CIEFR), Peking University

 

 

John Meyer
Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, Stanford University

Registration is open till October 13, 2019.

For more information please visit https://educonf.hse.ru/en/2019/

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