Tuesday, April 4, 2023
10:00 – 11:00 A.M. (CET) I 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. (GMT+5:30) I 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. (PEK)
The Jean Monnet Chair “Connecting Europe and Asia: People, Power and Policies” (CEAPPP) hosted the lecture on “EU-Asia Connectivity in Higher Education: The Role of the ASEM Education Process“ organised by the Department of International Political Economy of East Asia, Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
The lecture will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim, Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.
In her lecture, Prof. Hashim will discuss Asia-Europe connectivity in the area of higher education in the context of the ASEM Education Process (AEP). The lecture will critically assess the demand for and the role of the AEP in Asia-Europe cooperation, its contributions, challenges, and prospects. Following an account of the background of the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) and its contribution to Asia-Europe cooperation in the area of higher education an outline of the AEP and its priorities will be given and the development of higher education through ASEM education meetings at ministerial and stakeholder levels and through the establishment of the ASEM Education Secretariat will be traced. The lecture will then address the question of how the role of the AEP could be intensified in order to increase further the prospects for higher educational collaboration in the AEP.
10:00 A.M. Moderator:
• Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick, Executive Director of the Centre for EU-Asia Connectivity (CEAC), Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, Jean Monnet Chair, and Head of Department, International Political Economy of East Asia, Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
10:10 – 10:30 A.M. Speaker:
• Prof. Dr. Azirah Hashim, Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.
10:30 – 11:00 A.M. Q&A Session
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The Embassy of the Republic of Korea Bonn Office organised an international seminar in cooperation with Korean Institute for National Unification (KINU).