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China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Marijk van der Wende, William C. Kirby, Nian Cai Liu, and Simon Marginson


This book presents the outcomes of the research project on “The New Silk Road: Implications for higher education and research cooperation between China and Europe.” It addresses questions regarding how academic mobility and cooperation is taking shape along the New Silk Road and what difference it will make in the global higher education landscape. It presents a rich collection of contributions by scholars from Europe, China, the USA, Russia, and Australia, combining perspectives from anthropology, computer sciences, economics, education, history, law, political science, philosophy, science an ... More

Keywords: New Silk Road, China, Europe, higher education, research cooperation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198853022
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198853022.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marijk van der Wende, editor
Distinguished Faculty Professor of Higher Education, Utrecht University

William C. Kirby, editor
Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration and T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies, Harvard University

Nian Cai Liu, editor
Director of the Center for World-Class Universities and Dean of Graduate School of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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1 Introduction

Marijk van der Wende, Simon Marginson, Nian Cai Liu, and William C. Kirby

5 A Quiet Success

Zheping Xie

8 Silk Road South

Anthony Welch and Gerard Postiglione

10 One Belt One Road

Jiabin Zhu, Guoyang Zhang, and Yaxin Huang

11 A Silk Road for Professional Qualifications?

Ton van den Brink and Sybe A. de Vries

18 The New Silk Road and the “Idea of the University”

Barbara Sporn and Marijk van der Wende