Honorary Professor and Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow
Cardiff University

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.

 


Journal Articles
Hannah Arendt: On Public Education and Public Dialogue
This article, that draws upon a recent book (Guilherme/Morgan 2018), considers dialogue and its use in education taking the political philosopher Hannah Arendt as an example. It is argued as worthwhile for two reasons: First, dialogue is understood usually as a conversation...
Ebrill 2020
Journal Articles
Chinese Concepts of Learning: A Break from Tradition?
The characteristics of the Chinese learner together with opportunities for educational exchange continue to be of academic and policy interest. Chinese society is now more urban and outward looking than in the past, yet it retains the core of its cultural heritage and is...
Ebrill 2020
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...
Ionawr 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...
Rhagfyr 2017
Journal Articles
‘E.M. Forster’s ‘The Machine Stops’: Humans, technology and dialogue'
The article explores E.M. Forster’s story The Machine Stops (1909) as an example of dystopian literature and its possible associations with the use of technology and with today’s cyber culture. Dystopian societies are often characterized by dehumanization and Forster’s novel...
Chwefror 2017
Reports and Briefings
Can Educational Initiatives Help Achieve Social Justice in China?
There has been an increase in debates regarding the Chinese education system’s inequality over the past years, relating it generally to China’s social inequality. This article discusses how the Chinese government’s educational policies can help develop a socially just system...
Education | Tachwedd 2016
Books and Book Chapters
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...
Tachwedd 2016
Journal Articles
Fei Xiao Tong: A public intellectual in Communist China
The following article, which is intended to complement other assessments, focuses on a significant dimension to the legacy of the prominent Chinese anthropologist Fei Xiao Tong his role as a public intellectual in Communist China. It was a role which had its origins in...
Rhagfyr 2014
Journal Articles
Public or Private Good?
Mae’r cynnwys hwn ond ar gael yn Saesneg. Cewch eich cyfeirio at y fersiwn Saesneg drwy glicio.
Mehefin 2014
Journal Articles
Looking Backward to See Ahead
Mae’r cynnwys hwn ond ar gael yn Saesneg. Cewch eich cyfeirio at y fersiwn Saesneg drwy glicio.
Ebrill 2013
Cynhadledd Anthropolegau Cymdeithasol y Cymry: Y Gorffennol a’r Presennol
2 Mai 2019 |
Caerdydd
Trefnir y ddarlith hwyr a symposiwm undydd hon ar y cyd gan y Sefydliad Anthropolegol Brenhinol, Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru, Cymdeithas Anrhydeddus y Cymmrodorion, a Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru. Bydd y ddarlith...
Cynhadledd Anthropolegau Cymdeithasol y Cymry: Y Gorffennol a’r Presennol
1 Mai 2019 |
Caerdydd
Trefnir y ddarlith hwyr a symposiwm undydd hon ar y cyd gan y Sefydliad Anthropolegol Brenhinol, Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru, Cymdeithas Anrhydeddus y Cymmrodorion, a Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru. Bydd y ddarlith...
Cardiff Lunchtime Seminar Civil Society, Social Change, and a New Popular Education in Russia
29 Ionawr 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)...