Conference: Higher education, globalization and social justice

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 13:00 to Friday, November 4, 2011 - 20:00

Higher education has become more international, even globalized. Countries
such as Canada have developed mass systems for higher education; these
systems now serve the majority of the population through a highly
diversified system of institutions. While the globalization of higher
education presents exciting opportunities, there are concerns. Chief among
these concerns is that globalization can result in neglect of the
traditional social justice function of many public and private institutions,
particularly if the reason for "going global" is primarily financial.

This conference will focus on both the opportunities and dangers of
globalization of higher education. It will bring together researchers,
administrators, policy analysts, and students from Canada and elsewhere.
Within the overall theme of the conference, proposals for concurrent
sessions and panels are invited.

Proposals of up to 400 words (for papers) and 800 words (for panels) should
be submitted by or before June 30, 2011. Presenters and panel conveners will
be notified by July 22, 2011 at the latest if their proposal has been accepted.

For more information about CSSHE go to: 

Morris J. Wosk Centre
Simon Fraser University
Vancouver , BC
49° 17' 4.0524" N, 123° 6' 45.594" W
British Columbia CA
Dr. Michelle Pidgeon

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