Academic Mobility – CHALLENGES OF INTERNATIONALIZATION

Conference "ACADEMIC MOBILITY – CHALLENGES OF INTERNATIONALIZATION" at ZIS 

Mainz University 
June 2014

Konzept

Die Veranstaltung ist öffentlich / open Conference 

PROGRAM

JUNE 2014 

OPENING / WELCOME ADRESSES / KEYNOTE ADRESS
Wolfgang Hofmeister (Vice President for Research, Mainz University, Germany)
Karin Weiss (Head of the Ministerial Department for Migration and Integration)
Rainer Henkel-von Klaß (Director of the International Office, Mainz University, Germany)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
John Urry (Lancaster University, UK)
Mobile lives

Moderation: Anton Escher (Director of the Center for Intercultural Studies, Mainz University, Germany)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER II
Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim
"Global Love"- Intercultural Challenges and Personal Life.

Moderation: Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich

SECTION: MOBILITY
David M. Hoffman (University of Jyväskylä, Finland): The Competitive Horizons of University Personnel in the 21st Century: The Interplay Between Culture, Structure and Agency within Mobility, Migration and the Internationalization of Higher Education.
Terri Kim (University of East London, UK): Academic Mobility and Comparative Knowledge Creation: a biographic narrative approach

Moderation: Johannes Angermüller

SECTION: CHALLENGES – STAKEHOLDERS - STATISTICS
Louise Ackers / Chris Coey (University of Salford, Manchester, UK): Internationalisation and Research Careers: Findings of a study of mobility in the social sciences and humanities (POCARIM)
Silvia Ruppenthal (Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB), Wiesbaden, Germany): Job-related Spatial Mobility - Variety, Consequences and Implications

Moderation: Gerhard Kruip

JUNE 2014

Visit of the Exhibition CAMPUSWELTEN
SECTION: INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN ACADEMIC (MOBILE) SCIENCES
Johannes Angermüller (University of Warwick, Coventry, UK / EHESS, Paris): Academic positioning practices in the national and international context
Angelica Rieger / Anna Schumacher (RWTH Aachen, Germany): Intercultural competence in Franco-German University Cooperations. An empirical study.
Mohammed Larouz (Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Morocco): The Role of English in the Internationalization Process of Moroccan Universities.

Moderation: David M. Hoffman

SECTION: KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES – BRAIN CIRCULATION?
Stine Waibel (Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB), Wiesbaden, Germany): Career Consequences of Transnational Educational Migration
Susan L. Robertson (University of Bristol, UK): World Class Higher Education (for Whom): Thoughts Toward an Alternative Mobilities Paradigm
Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich (Wellington University, New Zealand): Strangers on Campus: narrative strategies and imaginaries and the mobile academic career.

Moderation: Marion Grein

Conference Dinner (participants only)

JUNE 2014 
SECTION: INTERCULTURAL ACADEMIC LIFE – PARTICIPATIVE OBSERVATION / SURVEYS
Steven Crawford  (JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland): University Student Life: Intercultural Challenges and Coping Strategies
Bernd Meyer / Feyza Evrin (Mainz University, Germany): Survey on challenges of academics in Germersheim

Moderation:  Angelica Rieger

SECTION: POTENTIATION OF STRANGENESS?
Meegan Hall (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand): Mobility on the margins: When academic and Indigenous cultures collide.
Peter Adds (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand): The competing demands of a Māori academic: scholar, tribal member, negotiator

Moderation: Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich

SECTION: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES – CHALLENGES
Sarah McGavran, Elnura Jivazada, Ralf Eßmann
Interviews / Panel Discussion/  international Doc/Postdocs and hosts

Moderation: Rainer Henkel-von Klaß

SECTION: EXPERIENCES IN TEACHING INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
Gottfried Klein (CultureCom, Wiesbaden, Germany): Academic Life – An Intercultural Fuzzy Set - A workshop concept –
Matthieu Kollig (JGU, LOB Projekt): Mobility is not Internationality

Moderation: Terri Kim

CONCLUSION / END DISCUSSION
Wrap up
Larissa Schindler