Roundtable Podcast "The Funding of Higher Education: Different Objectives in Switzerland, the UK, and the USA"


The roundtable brings together experts in higher education researching US-American, British, and Swiss ways and goals of broadening the range of institutions of higher education in recent years. They will discuss different forms of government involvement, sponsorship, and the value of developing non-traditional and applied course and degree offerings in higher education. Learn more and welcome the speakers

A roundtable within the framework of “Universities: Past—Present—Future, at the Harvard Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar, chaired by Julie Reuben (Harvard), Manja Klemencic (Harvard), and Louis Menand (Harvard).
Organizer: Anja-Silvia Goeing (Harvard/Zurich)
Camera: Nehemia Albert Quiring-Davaz and Arbnora Aliu Vejseli
Assistance: Tal Vaval
Video post-production: Media and Technology Services, Harvard


0:01:21--Anja-Silvia Goeing, Associate at Harvard University/Professor at University of Zurich, Early Modern History and History of Education
0:10:48--Lynda Pickbourn, Assistant Professor of Economics and Chair, Five College African Studies Council, School of Critical Social Inquiry, Hampshire College
0:25:10--Myles Jackson, Professor of History, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ
0:36:33--Cristiano Casalini, Associate Professor and Endowed Chair in Jesuit Pedagogy and Educational History and a Research Scholar with the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College
0:50:55--Travis E. Ross, PhD; Yale University, Department of History
1:04:01--Philipp Gonon, Professor of Vocational Education, Head of Department, Institute of Education, University of Zurich
1:17:38--John Brewer, Eli and Edith Broad Professor of the Humanities emeritus, California Institute of Technology, and Associate at Harvard University, Department of History

Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar Universities: Past--Present--Future
Movetia Foundation Switzerland

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