Honorary Professor and Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow

He is Honorary Professor, School of Social Sciences and Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow, at the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data, and Methods. He is also Emeritus Professor of Comparative Education, the University of Nottingham, where he was UNESCO Chair of the Political Economy of Education; Senior Fellow, the China Policy Institute; and Acting-Director of the Institute of Asian Pacific Studies. He was Chair of the UK National Commission for UNESCO 2010-2013 and a Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner for the UK 2002-2008. 

He has also been a Workers' Educational Association tutor-organizer and as a college lecturer. He is a Distinguished Professor of the International Institute of Adult and Lifelong Education, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, the Royal Anthropological Institute, the Learned Society of Wales, and the Royal Historical Society; and is D.Sc. (hc) Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences. His current research is on the comparative political economy of education: especially Russia and China; civil society and the anthropology of knowledge; and international intellectual co-operation and cultural Cold War.

 


Higher Education Reform in China
This book provides a critical examination the challenges to the development and sustainability of higher education in China: Can its universities move from quantity to quality? How will so many graduates find jobs in line with their expectations? Can Britain and other...
January 2018
Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice
In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of...
December 2017
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Buber and Education
After Buber’s death the appreciation of his considerable legacy to the various disciplines in which he had worked became rather muted, but was never completely forgotten. There is now a renewed and growing interest in Buber’s thought, especially in his philosophy of...
November 2016
Social Anthropologies of the Welsh: Past and Present
2nd May 2019 |
Cardiff
This evening lecture and one day symposium are organised jointly by the Royal Anthropological Institute, the Learned Society of Wales, The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, and the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data, and Methods...
Social Anthropologies of the Welsh: Past and Present
1st May 2019 |
Cardiff
This evening lecture and one day symposium are organised jointly by the Royal Anthropological Institute, the Learned Society of Wales, The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, and the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data, and Methods...
Civil Society, Social Change, and a New Popular Education in Russia
29th January 2019 |
Cardiff
Presented by John Morgan, Cardiff University and Dr Irina N. Trofimova, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. This seminar is part of the Cardiff WISERD Lunchtime Seminar series. If you are an external guest, please contact us (029 2087 9338)...