January 24, 2019

New Approaches to University Education in Asia

January 24, 2019

Fulbright University Vietnam wishes to announce our annual conference on New Approaches to University Education in Asia.  The 21st century has witnessed an unprecedented globalization of education, alongside the development of new pedagogies and epistemologies rooted in transnational research and local context.

What does the future hold for higher-education in Asia?  What role will policy, the liberal arts, fine arts, STEM, and everything in between play in re-shaping minds, nations, and regions?

We invite educators, scholars, researchers, graduate students, experts of practice, and all other interested individuals to join us at our Fulbright Crescent Campus in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, April 20-21.

Ho Chi Minh City is one of Asia’s most dynamic cities – a vibrant center of innovation in business, culture, and education.

Examples for topics of interest include:

  • Big Problems in Liberal Arts in Asia
  • Engineering in/as a Liberal Art
  • Policy and Practice in Higher Education
  • Cognitive Research in Education
  • Teaching Contemporary Literature, Art, and Cinema in Asia
  • Tradition and Modernity in Higher Education
  • Assessing Innovation
  • Transcending Disciplinarity
  • Integrating Fine Arts and Engineering
  • The Classroom as Laboratory
  • The Space of the University
  • University Mental Health
  • Teaching Ecological Consciousness

Thanks to generous supports from Coca-Cola and Fulbright University Vietnam, we are pleased to announce that all presenters will receive partial financial support for costs related to travel, lodging, and food. Additionally, we can offer support with publication following the conference proceedings in the form of an ISBN number.

The general submission deadline isFebruary 28th, and submissions will be evaluated on a rolling basis. We encourage all interested participants to submit an application byFebruary 10th to ensure accepted presenters have sufficient time for visa applications.

Interested participants are also encouraged to propose their own session.

For more information and to submit applications please visit our website at: https://conference.fulbright.edu.vn

Please forward this call for papers to any party who may be interested.

About Fulbright University Vietnam:

Fulbright is a new university built on American academic traditions offering innovative, rigorous, and independent teaching and research programs concentrated on contemporary challenges. Our undergraduate program launched September 2018 with a Co-Design Year, which brings faculty and students together to design the curriculum before the inaugural academic year in 2019.

Fulbright emerged from the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program, a partnership between the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City.

Now known as the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management (FSPPM), our graduate school is proud to be Vietnam’s center for sound public policy teaching and research. To learn more, please visit: http://fulbright.edu.vn.

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