The Centre for Governance and Citizenship (CGC) of The Hong Kong Institute of Education is presenting to you a Special Seminar on Internationalization and Regionalization, titled “Drivers, Perceptions and Realities in Strengthening US-Asia Pacific Relations: An East-West Center Perspective from the Bottom Up”, to be conducted by Dr Terance Bigalke (Director, Education of the East-West Centre, USA) on 6th May 2011 (Friday), 3:30 p.m. to 5:35 p.m. (Registration at 3:30 p.m.) at Institute’s Reception (Room A-G/F-08), The Hong Kong Institute of Education (Tai Po Campus) (10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po).
Dr Terance Bigalke is the Director of Education of the East-West Centre, USA. He is a renowned scholar in international education issues, and also an expert in Southeast regional history especially Indonesia. He is also very active in promoting international education at the college and university level. He currently directs the East-West Center's education program, which includes graduate degree and certificate scholarship programs, short-term training and professional development programs.
Dr Bigalke has conducted research and study in Indonesia, the Netherlands, Thailand and Mexico and has made numerous national presentations on international education and has published on Indonesian history. He has been the Assistant Director of the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA) based at Ohio State University, and Program Officer with the Ford Foundation in Jakarta, Indonesia. From 1989-2001, he served as Malcolm Mouat Director of World Affairs, at Beloit College, Wisconsin, USA. His recent publications include Tana Toraja: A Social History of an Indonesian People (Singapore University Press, 2005) and Higher Education in Asia/Pacific: Quality and the Public Good (co-edited with Deane Neubauer, Palgrave MacMillan, 2009).
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