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Seminar: Opportunities and Barriers for International Cooperation in the Mekong Region

2017.01.27

Poster is here (in Japanese)

Date

January 27, 2017
18:00-20:00
If you arrive after 19:00, please call、03-5841-3929

 Place

The University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus
The first Conference Room, the third floor, the west side of the General Library
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/content/400020145.pdf
Turn left after entering the Red Gate, please find the second staircase (entrance) on the right side building.

Speaker

Dr. James H. Williams
Professor, Graduate School of Education and Human Development / Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University

Moderator

Dr. Yuto Kitamura
Associate professor, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo

Biography

Dr. James H. Williams is UNESCO Chair in International Education for Development and Professor of International Education & International Affairs at the George Washington University (GW). He serves as Director of the International Education Program and is on the faculty of GW’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development and Elliott School of International Affairs, where he teaches graduate classes on education and development; education policy in developing countries; education of marginalized communities; education in emergencies; and international/comparative education.

His research interests lie in three areas: policies to improve education in low and middle-income countries; the effects of education on conflict and social cohesion; and predictors of socio-economic gradients. He is currently working on a longitudinal study of dropout in Cambodia, a series of edited books on textbooks and national identity, a comparative case study of higher education for development and social cohesion in Sri Lanka and Malaysia; and a study of US development assistance.

Language

English

Hosted by

Education Research on “Third World”
Center for Excellence in School Education, The University of Tokyo

Center for Excellence in School Education,
The University of Tokyo