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Education and Global Cultural Dialogue Conference 

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Presenter             Title                  Biography
Robert F. Arnove   Achieving Balance among Competing Challenges in Chinese Higher Education

Robert Arnove has been a colleague of Ruth Hayhoe over 20 years as past presidents of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), as an Advisory Professor at the Hong Kong Institute of Education, when Professor Hayhoe was its first Director, and as a collaborator of various research and professional projects.

 Stephen A. Bahry Mutuality in Quality Minority Education in China: The need for insider/outsider comparative perspectives in research and planning  
Yeow Tong Chia Education and Developmental State Formation in Singapore: A Cultural Analysis  
Michael Connelly and Shijing Xu Developing Cross-cultural Education Understanding through a Canada-China Sister School Network  
Patrick Darkhor China’s Sustainable Development in 21st Century: A Success Story?  
Irv Epstein Globalization and the Commodification of Childhood: The Chinese Case  
Gong Fang & Huang Cheng-liang Characteristics, Value, Enlightening Significance of Ruth Hayhoe’s Research On China’s Higher Education

Prof. Gong is former dean of the Institute of Education and at Nanjing University, and member of Nanjing University Affairs Committee. His main research fields are theories of higher education, higher education policy, higher education management, higher education in Hong Kong and Taiwan. He is also a part-time professor of Xiamen University, Petroleum University, Nanjing Agricultural University, Tin Ka Ping Visiting Scholar of Chinese University of Hong Kong, executive director for Academic Committee in the Chinese Association of Higher Education. In recent years, Prof Gong has written many significant papers such as, "On the 'should be' and 'could be' of system reform for modern university", which has gained high prize from academic community.

Huang Chengliang, doctoral candidate of Institute of Education, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China. He is finishing thesis "China's Factors in Ruth Hayhoe's Research on Higher Education" for his master's degree. One of his paper's "Exploring China's University Model,"was published by Journal of Higher Education. 2010 (12)."

Joseph P. Farrell World Scouting/Guiding: a global movement for cross-cultural understanding and peace education Professor Emeritus, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).  Former Director of Comparative, International & Development Education Centre (CIDEC) and past CIES President (1977-1978). 
Linyuan Guo &  Michael O'Sullivan  Pedagogical Relationship across Cultures in a Global Classroom--From Laoshi to Partners in Learning  

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