Book Launch
‘Understanding Higher Education: Alternative Perspectives’
by Chrissie Boughey and Sioux McKenna

Date: Monday 26 July
Time: 16h00-17h30 (SAST)
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Programme panel discussion of key themes in the book

Chair: Siseko Kumalo, Political Sciences, University of Pretoria
Welcome: Sizwe Mabizela, Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University
Neoliberalism and today’s university: Fikret Adaman, Department of Economics, Boğaziçi University, Turkey
Quality assurance, qualifications frameworks and other national higher education structures: Paul Ashwin, Centre for Global Higher Education, Lancaster University, UK
Curriculum structures and programme development: Jo-Anne Vorster, Centre for Higher education Research, Teaching and Learning, Rhodes University, South Africa
Conceptions of the student – decontextualised or social: Lillian Omondi, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Maseno University, Kenya
Q&A: Chrissie Boughey and Sioux McKenna