Histories of Higher education

HIEST Seminar February 9, 2022

Welcome to the second HIEST seminar of 2022 on Wednesday, February 9, at 9:15-12:00 (Eastern European Time). The theme of this seminar is “Histories of higher education”, and we focus on two non-Anglophone contexts: Thailand and Finland. The language of the seminar is English. For Zoom link, contact taina.m.saarinen@jyu.fi

Our visitor Dr. Penpisoot Maitrarat (Mahasarakham University, Thailand) will be talking about the concept of decoloniality in higher education in non/uncolonised contexts, focusing on the case of Thailand. Please also take a look at Dr. Matrarat’s recent book! https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-79076-9

The second presentation will be given by Taina Saarinen on recycled histories of the nation and “new” nationalism in Finnish higher education from a language ideological perspective (see https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-60902-3 )

The schedule is following:

9:15 Opening
9.20 -10.00 Penpisoot Maitrarat: Decoloniality in a non/uncolonised context of Thailand
10:00-10.25 Questions and discussion

10.25-10.30 Break

10.30-11.10 Taina Saarinen: The Recycled Nation: Language in/and contemporary Finnish higher education
11.10-11.35 Question and discussion
11.35-11.45 Final comments and discussion