International Conference

“LOOKING OUT”: COMPARABILITY AND COMPATIBILITY IN GLOBAL HIGHER EDUCATION

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Venue: University of Ljubljana, Kongresni trg 12 (Hribar's hall)

Programme:

08.30 – 09.00 Registration

09.00 – 09.15 GREETINGS, INTRODUCTION

09.15 – 10.45 PANEL 1
Reflecting internationalisation of higher education: a perspective from Slovenia

Chair: Pavel Zgaga, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Alenka Flander, director of the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS); Ljubljana, Slovenia
International cooperation in higher education – the case of Slovenia.

Danica Fink Hafner, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and
Tamara Dagen, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Globalisation of public policy: the case of higher education policy

Sina Westa, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Academic freedom in an international perspective: a case study of the University of Bologna and the University of Singapore

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 – 12.45 PANEL 2
Europeanization beyond Europe: the effects of the Bologna Process outside the EU

Chair: Michèle Knodt, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Hila Zahavi, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Israel
Higher Education as a Foreign Policy Tool - case of the European Union and the Bologna Process

William Shannon, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Internationalization in New Zealand: What role for Europe?

Conrad King, University of British Columbia, Canada
Internationalization of higher education in a Canadian context.  Responses to the Bologna Process from Canadian universities

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 PANEL 3
The Consequences of the Internationalisation of Higher Education:
Teaching EU politics and European higher education policies

Chair: Moshe Amir, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Israel

Meng-Hsuan Chou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Teaching EU in Singapore: effects of internationalising political science studies

Johannes Schmees, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
The Bologna Process as Trojan Horse: the case of German teacher education

Foteini Asderaki and Eleftheria Markozani, University of Piraeus, Greece
Teaching EU politics at Schools through EU projects in Greece

Tal Rippa, Ben Gurion University of Negev, Israel
The EU as reflected in high school curricula in Israel


16.00 – 16.30 REFLECTIONS AND CONCLUSION