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Prof. Liudvika Leišytė and Anna-Lena Rose at 2018 AABS Conference, Stanford, USA

AABS Conference 2018

17.05.2018 – Liudvika Leišytė and Anna-Lena Rose will attend the 2018 Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies. As part of the panel "Migration, Social Integration, and Wellbeing" they will give a presentation titled "Academic Staff Mobility in the Baltics: Brain Gain, Brain Drain or Brain Circulation?" on June 3, 2018.
Their presentation focuses on the situation of academic staff mobility in the peripheral higher education systems of Lithuania and Estonia. The main research question is: What are facilitating factors and barriers to attracting and retaining academic talent in the Baltic countries?


Talk by Liudvika Leišytė at Stanford University, USA

Prof. Liudvika Leisyte

14.05.2018 – Prof. Leišytė will give an invited talk at the Comparative Sociology Workshop at Stanford University on June 4, 2018. Her talk focuses on "Resistance in European Academia: From Individual to Collective" and the visit it sponsored by the DAAD.
The Comparative Sociology Workshop is organized by the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the Department of Sociology at Stanford University.
During her stay from 28 May to 9 June, she will attend seminars at the Scandinavian Center for Organizational Research within the Graduate School of Education.


New book chapter by Liudvika Leišytė and Anna-Lena Rose

Cover of the book: 25 Years of Transformations of Higher Education Systems in Post-Soviet Countries

07.05.2018 – How has the Lithuanian higher education landscape changed structurally, paying special attention to developments during the Soviet times and in the period after 1990?
Read more in: Leisyte, L., Rose, A.-L., & Schimmelpfenning, E. (2018). Lithuanian Higher Education: Between Path Dependence and Change. In J. Huisman, A. Smolentseva, & I. Froumin (Eds.), 25 years of transformations of higher education systems in Post-Soviet countries. Reform and continuity (pp. 285-310). (Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.


PhD students of the Professorship of Higher Education at the GfHf conference 2018

Die Promovierenden der Professur hdhf auf der GfHf Jahrestagung 2018

18.04.2018 – Nearly all of the (internal and external) PhD students of the Professorship of Higher Education have visited the 13th annual meeting of the German Association for Higher Education Research (GfHf) in Speyer from April 12-13, 2018. They presented findings from various research projects and participated in workshops within the scope of the meeting of the early career researchers' section (HoFoNa) of the association.


New publication by Liudvika Leišytė and Anna-Lena Rose

Cover of the book: Formation des ingénieurs à l’innovation

18.04.2018 – Swimming with sharks without being devoured: how engineering students can learn to be creative, develop an entrepreneurial spirit and to innovate.
Read more in: Terkowsky, Claudius; Haertel, Tobias; Rose, Anna-Lena; Leisyte, Liudvika; May, Dominik (2018): Nager avec les requins sans se faire dévorer: comment les étudiants en ingénierie peuvent apprendre à être créatifs, à développer un esprit d’entreprise et à innover. In: Denis Lemaître (ed.): Formation des ingénieurs à l’innovation. Collection: innovation, entrepreneuriat et gestion. London: ISTE editions, S. 159-188. ISBN: 978-1-78405-411-3.


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