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Fifth Annual World Universities Forum

Added by gietzencg on 2011-09-19

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2012-01-08
Last Date Last Day: 2012-01-10

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Conference Secretariat
Email Email: support@ontheuniversity.com
Address Address: University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece
Phone Tel: +1-217-328-0405
Phone Fax: +1-217-328-0435

Conference Description:

The World Universities Forum (WUF) is an inclusive discussion of the current state and future possibilities of the university. It welcomes paper proposals from scholars, administrators, policy makers, researchers, and others interested in the university and its prospects.

The 2012 World Universities Forum welcomes a distinguished group of plenary speakers, including:

Ronald Barnett, University of London, UK
Fatma Gök, Bogaziçi University, Turkey
António Nóvoa, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Barbara M. Kehm, University of Kassel, Germany
Marianna Papastefanou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

In recognition of the challenges faced by universities in Greece, the host country of this year’s Forum, the program will also feature a special panel, The Future of Greek Higher Education. This panel will include:

Chryssi Vitsilaki, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece
Linda Katehi, University of California, Davis, USA
Mary Kalantzis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

If you would like to join the discussion, please see the Call for
Papers: http://ontheuniversity.com/conference-20 12/call-for-papers/
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