Day 3: September 3, 2021 (Friday)

Hong Kong time


London time


Sessions (Parallel)

3pm - 4pm

8am - 9am

University Rankings in National Policy Arenas: Performance Imperative, Affect and (Dis)empowerment


Anatoly Oleksiyenko (The University of Hong Kong)

Jelena Brankovic (Bielefeld University)

Riyad Shahjahan (Michigan State University)

A Europe-China dialogue on the employment and employability of doctorates in the knowledge society: different contexts, common challenges?


Gaoming Zheng (Tongji University & Tampere University)

Jussi Kivistö (Tampere University)

Wenqin Shen (Peking University)

4pm - 5pm

9am -10am

International academics in Chinese higher education: The journey to the ‘Global East’


Yuzhuo Cai (Tampere University)

Futao Huang (Hiroshima University)

Giulio Marini (IoE, University College London)

Andrea Braun Střelcová (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Xin Xu (University of Oxford)

Reconsidering the public mission of higher education against the rise of academic entrepreneurialism: Institutional policies, academic profession and university-community engagement


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

Yangson Kim (Hiroshima University)

Soo Jeung Lee (Sejong University)

5pm - 7pm

10am -12 (noon)

CHER Business Meeting

(open to all participants)