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The rise of Asian Higher Education

A public lecture by Professor Fazal Rizvi from Melbourne University on Education, Globalization and Imagination. The first session of PhD-workshop with visiting Professor Fazal Rizvi.


Dato tir 07 okt
Tid 14:30 16:30
Sted Room D165, Department of Education, Aarhus University, Campus Emdrup, Tuborgvej 164, 2400 Copenhagen NV

Workshop outline:
Built around Professor Rizvi’s writing the workshop will focus on the social imaginaries of globalization and the knowledge economy and their links to education policy.

This first session is a public lecture by Professor Rizvi entitled ‘The rise of Asian Higher Education’.

The second session - one-day workshop (October 14, 9.30-16.15 in room D217).

Contact: Jakob Williams Ørberg, PhD Fellow, phone +45 2619 1975, mail jwo@edu.au.dk.

Fazal Rizvi is a Professor in Education at the University of Melbourne and a fellow of the Australia India Institute. He joined the University in July 2010 from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where he directed the Global Studies in Education program. Much of professor Rizvi’s recent research has focused on issues of identity, culture, global mobility of students; and theories of globalization and the internationalization of higher education. His current projects include an examination of the ways in which Indian universities are negotiating pressures of globalization and the knowledge economy, as well as a more theoretical exploration of the cosmopolitan possibilities of education. His recent books include: Youth Moves: Identities and Education in a Global Era (Routledge 2007), (Routledge 1996), Globalization and the Study of Education (Wiley 2009), Globalizing Educational Policy (Routledge 2010), Encountering Education in the Global (Routledge 2014). Professor Rizvi will be visiting Department of Education at Aarhus University as a MALLL fellow October 1-18, 2014.