Day 2: September 2, 2021 (Thursday)

Hong Kong time


London time


Sessions (Parallel)

3pm - 4pm

8am - 9am

Student-formation in higher education: A Dialogue between European and Asian educational traditions and practices


Lili Yang (University of Oxford)

Soyoung Lee (University of Oxford)

Yusuf Ikbal Oldac (University of Oxford)

Academic life and the restructuring of research agendas in the face of uncertainty – predicament, opportunities, or business as usual?


Margaret Yingxin Liu (The University of Hong Kong)

João M. Santos (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL))

Hei-hang Hayes Tang (The Education University of Hong Kong)

4pm - 5pm

9am -10am

Broken promises of social mobility through higher education: A cross-national comparison of China and England


Ewan Wright (The Education University of Hong Kong)

Benjamin Mulvey (The Education University of Hong Kong & University of Glasgow)

Jisun Jung (The University of Hong Kong)

Comparing academic environments in Europe and China: An institutional logics perspective


Yuzhuo Cai (Tampere University)

Rui Yang (The University of Hong Kong)

Gaoming Zheng (Tongji University & Tampere University)

5pm - 6pm

10am -11am

Performance indicators and the quality assessment of higher education institutions’ missions


Ana I. Melo (University of Aveiro)

Angela Yung Chi Hou (National Chengchi University)

Frans Kaiser (CHEPS, University of Twente)

Emerging topic: a dialogue on international student recruitment within China, UK, and Malaysia


Cassie Zhang (University College London)

Ying Yang (Manchester Institute of Education)

Leecen Hoh (University Putra Malaysia)

6pm - 7pm

11am - 12pm (noon)

From the top to the bottom and back: involving non-academics in academic research


Paulo Maia Loureiro (University of Lisbon)

Hugo Horta (The University of Hong Kong)

Julia Olmos-Peñuela (University of Valencia)

Translanguaging in the Multi-lingual Classroom: Asian and European perspectives


Brendan Weekes (The University of Hong Kong)

Li Wei (IoE, University College London)

Angel Lin (Simon Fraser University)