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CIHE Speaker Series - South to South Student Mobility, Equal Partnerships, and Ethical Internationalism in Higher Education: Understanding Asean and Sino-Foreign Partnerships - Dr. Miguel Antonio Lim


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Department of Leadership, Higher and Adult Education, OISE, UofT
Room 6-184, 252 Bloor Street West
6th Floor, Room 6-220
Toronto ON M5S 1V6

The session will present research on international student mobility, which has mostly been studied in terms of South to North and East to West patterns. This seminar will discuss mobility in the East and Southeast Asian region, and discuss the evolving role of transnational higher education (TNHE) as part of wider national development policies. By exploring international student mobility in ASEAN and Sino-foreign HE partnerships, the session will outline the evolution of policies to promote, govern, and achieve more “equal” transnational partnerships and raise the importance of understanding “South-to-South” HE mobility. The session is meant to engage and raise further discussions about alternative definitions and conceptions of HE internationalisation.


About the Speaker

Dr. Miguel Antonio Lim is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the Manchester Institute of Education (MIE) at the University of Manchester. He is co-convenor of the International Research Network of the Society for Research into Higher Education. Previously he has been EU Marie Curie Fellow at Aarhus University (Denmark), and Director of the Global Public Policy Network at Sciences Po-Paris and the London School of Economics. In Southeast Asia, he has been lead researcher on projects for the EU-Support to Higher Education in ASEAN (EU SHARE) and the Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) studies for the Asia- Europe Meeting 9 on HE and the SDGs.

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