Academic Mobility

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  1. Dr Joshua McKeown (SUNY, USA) discusses the complexities about the questionable impacts of China’s visiting scholars programmes in their home institutions’ internationalization efforts. This is based on his latest article published in Journal of Contemporary China.
  2. Dr Xing Xu (Sichuan International Studies University, China) discusses the enactment of agency of internationally mobile female Chinese PhD students in Australia through a gender perspective. This is based on her latest article published in The Australian Educational Researcher.
  3. Professor Bingqin Li (University of New South Wales) and Dr Yang Shen (Shanghai Jiaotong University) discuss how women academics fulfil KPIs in an age of Two-Child Policy in China. This is based on their recent article published in Studies in Higher Education.
  4. Dr Jinjin Lu (China University of Geosciences, Wuhan) discusses how WeChat as a public platform can strengthen Chinese academics’ global competitiveness and shares her autoethnographic account on her early career research trajectory between Australia and China. This is based on her recent article in Culture and Education and article in Interlitteraria.
  5. Dr Cora Lingling Xu (Durham University, UK) reveals how rural-origin Chinese academics from impoverished backgrounds navigate academia through institutional and cross-border educational mobilities in an attempt to mitigate rural-urban inequalities in China. This is based on her recent publication in Policy Reviews in Higher Education.
  6. Dr Bingyu Wang (Sun Yat-sen University, China) discusses the emotions and migration aspirations amongst western scholars working at Sino-foreign universities, reflecting the emerging academic mobility trend from the Global North to South. This is based on her recent co-authored paper (with Jingfu Chen) published in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.
  7. Dr Bingyu Wang (Sun Yat-sen University, China) discusses how Chinese scholars returning from the Global North to South encounter precarity and engage in temporal labour to reframe their temporal experiences,  contributing to the ‘temporal turn’ in migration studies.  This is based on her article published in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. A relevant article has just been published in Time and Society. 
  8. Professor Shibao Guo (University of Calgary, Canada) discusses how internationally educated Chinese academics build their transnational communities of practice through their sociocultural learning. This is based on his co-authored article with Ling Lei published in Adult Education Quarterly.
  9. Dr Daniel Nehring (East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai) introduces his new research project on migration experiences and career formation among European academics in China.
  10. Dr Jinjin Lu (China University of Geosciences, Wuhan) shares her autoethnographic account in relation to how Confucianism impacts on Chinese learners’ academic achievements, moral education and education for citizenship. This is based on her recent article in Ethnography and Education.
  11. Prof Gilles Guiheux (Université de Paris, France) and Dr Simeng Wang (The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France) discuss their research into the double socialisation experienced by Chinese scholars trained in social sciences in France and return to pursue their career in higher education in China. This is based on their recent article published in China Perspectives.