Removing the Veils: A Conversation with Kemal Gürüz on the Realities of Turkish Higher Education

Kemal Gürüz is the former President of the Turkish Council of Higher Education, a cabinet-level post to which he was appointed by Turkish President Süleyman Demirel in 1995 and in which he served until 2003. Dr. Gürüz spent 2004-05 as a fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. Dr. Gürüz also served […]

The Scramble for Equal Education in Africa: A Conversation with Akilagpa Sawyerr, Secretary General of the Association of African Universities

Nicholas Rice, a writer currently based in London, conducted these interviews. In addition to this work, he has produced a UNFPA report, “Unseen, Unheard and Unreported,” about donors’ perceptions of the fight against sexual and gender based violence worldwide. He has also co-edited Dostoyevsky’s “Crime and Punishment” for Barnes and Noble Classics. He holds a […]

The Ethical Regimes Necessary to an ‘Idea’ of a University’ in a More Global Era

Simon Marginson is a chair in higher education at the University of Melbourne. He is also editor of the Australian Journal of Education, fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia, and a government-funded Australian Professorial Fellow. Marginson’s article with Marcela Mollis on theory and methodology in comparative education was awarded the Comparative and International Education Society’s […]