REHES IV Workshop - Higher Education and its Organizations

Institute of Communication and Public Policy

Start date: 6 October 2022

End date: 7 October 2022

USI, West Campus, Red Building - Via Buffi 13, Lugano, Switzerland

Higher education is currently facing various challenges affecting different levels from student and academic staff (micro), higher education institutions (meso) to the whole higher education system (macro). Higher education research can contribute to advance our understanding and ultimately address these challenges, notably thanks to its multidisciplinary character. Sharing knowledge across disciplines and levels of analysis at the Swiss level is what motivated the initiative “Research on Higher Education and Science in Switzerland” (REHES).

The Institute of Communication and Public Policy of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is proud to host REHES IV in Lugano, continuing the successful series initiated in 2019 with REHES I organised by CHESS in Bern, REHES II organised online by our colleagues from the University of Lausanne in 2020, and REHES III organised by the higher education development unit of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur.

This workshop brings together researchers based in Switzerland and other European countries working on higher education topics within any discipline, e.g., sociology, political sciences, pedagogy, education sciences, to discuss the wide variety of aspects related to higher education from the individual to the organizational and system levels.

 

Register here

until September 22, 2022

 

PROGRAMME

Thursday, October 6, 2022. Room A-13  
       
9.30-9.45  Benedetto Lepori & Jean-Patrick Villeneuve (USI) Welcome Speech  
       
Higher education system and governance  
09:45-10:15 Anna Kosmützky (Leibniz University Hannover, Germany), Georg Krücken (University of Kassel, Germany) New Forms of Competition and Cooperation in Science and Higher Education: Some Ideas on their Interconnectedness  
10:15-10:45 Emanuela Reale, Andrea O. Spinello, Antonio Zinilli (CNR, Italy) Research evaluation as a tool for governance: effects on knowledge production  
10:45-11:15 Nex Bengson (University of Hannover, Germany) The concept of National University  
11:15-11:30 Coffee break  
11:30-12:00 Alice Civera, Michele Meoli, Stefano Paleari (University of Bergamo, Italy), Diego D’Adda (Marche Polytechnic University, Italy) The political power of the Italian rectors: An analysis of recruitments in the period 2001-2021  
12:00-13:00 Lunch break  
13:00-14:00 Network Assembly REHES  
     
Digitalization, society and knowledge transfer  
14:00-14:30 Luca Tratschin, Christian Leder, Katja Rost (UZH) Organizational positionings and the response to socio-technical change: Addressing digital transformation in the Swiss university field, 2010-2020  
14:30-15:00 Philippe Saner (UNILU) Future Visions and Coordinated Stability. Debating Digital Transformation in Swiss Research and Higher Education Policy (1998-2020)  
15:00-15:30 Maryna Lakhno (USI) A Set-Theoretic Approach to Unpacking Sustainability in Swiss Higher Education Sector  
15:30-15:45 Coffee break  
15:45-16:30 Franz Barjak (FHNW) Student-mediated knowledge exchange: reviewing the literature on an unjustly neglected form of interaction between higher education and business  
16:30-17:00 Christian Wassmer, Katharina Sommer, Carole Probst (ZHAW) Organizations, disciplines, and staff: Levels of influence of higher education institutions on knowledge and technology transfer in Switzerland. An analysis based on the Swiss APiKS survey  
17:00-17:30 Hans-Dieter Daniel (UZH) Impacts of Funding Programmes for Internationally Mobile Postdocs on Individuals, Host Institutions and Society  
19:00

Dinner at the Canvetto Luganese

Via Rinaldo Simen 14, 6900 Lugano

   
 

 

   
Friday, October 7, 2022. Room A-23  
   
Audiences and spaces in higher education  
09:15-09:45 Victoria Bauer (University of Hannover, Germany)                       Does Measuring Social Origin Matter? Social Reproduction in Access to Higher Education  
09:45-10:15 Carlos Azevedo (Open University, UK) Students as (more than) consumers? A Bourdieusian exploration of English undergraduates’ discourses on and practices in higher education  
10:15-10:45 Manon Fauvelais, Bruno Lemaitre (EPFL), Antonia Velicu, Julia Jerke, Heiko Rauhut (UZH) Collaborative couples in science - plugging the leaking pipeline?  
10:45-11:00 Coffee break  
11:00-11:30 Pinar Eldemir, Natalija Todorovic, Benedetto Lepori (USI)            Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions: A Literature Review  
11:30-12:00 Anne-Sophie Delval (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Being Swiss and/or international: Territorialities at play in the Field of Swiss Hospitality Management Schools  
12:00-13:00 Standing Lunch  
     
Careers in and outside academia  
13:00-13:30 Gaële Goastellec, Nicky Le Feuvre (UNIL), Carole Probst (ZHAW) How research funding models impact early-career employment opportunities: Insights from Switzerland  
13:30-14:00 Maria Karaulova, David Howoldt, Cecilia Garcia Chavez, Henning Kroll, Torben Schubert (Fraunhofer ISI, Germany) Understanding Career Transitions of Applied Researchers to Universities. Evidence from Germany  
14:00-14:30 Renzo Carriero, Aldo Geuna, Francesca Tomatis
(University of Turin, Italy), Massimiliano Coda Zabetta (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Preferences, social shaping and gender: Non-academic career of doctorates in Italy  
14:30-14:45 Benedetto Lepori (USI) Closing remarks  

 

CONTACT

Marco Cavallaro (USI), [email protected]

Benedetto Lepori (USI), [email protected]