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Invitation to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Peter Maassen (University of Oslo, Norway)

Prof. Dr. Peter Maassen

12.12.2018 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Peter Maassen (University of Oslo) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Prof. Maassen will give a talk with the title "Convergence in university reform agendas, divergence in university organization and governance".
Time and place: January 16, 2019 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Dr. Lena Weber (Paderborn University, Germany)

Dr. Lena Weber

05.11.2018 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Dr. Lena Weber (Paderborn University) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Lena Weber will give a talk with the title "Exzellenzkriterien und Geschlechterungleichheiten in der unternehmerischen Universität".
Time and place: December 5, 2018 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Cancelled: Guest talk by Dr. Anne J. MacLachlan (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Anne J. MacLachlan

22.10.2018 – This talk had to be cancelled! For further information about coming colloquia please refer to

 

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leišytė receives the Emerald Literati Award 2018

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leisyte receives the Emerald Literati Award 2018

30.08.2018 – Prof. Liudvika Leišytė was awarded with the Highly Commended Paper Emerald Literati Award 2018 for her article in Learning Organization: Leisyte, L., Vilkas, M., Staniskiene, E. & Zostautiene, D. (2017). Balancing countervailing processes at a Lithuanian university. The Learning Organization, 24(5), 327-339.
The article focuses on understanding the countervailing processes for enhancing academic excellence and market-orientation processes of standardisation and performance management at a university. This article shows how and if organisational learning occurs balancing these two processes in the university setting.

 

Invitation to the guest talk by María Alejandra Tejada (University of Twente, the Netherlands)

María Alejandra Tejada

19.12.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by María Alejandra Tejada (University of Twente) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, she will give a talk with the title "University Research Governance: the pressure to publish and its effects (tensions) in the context of scholarly output in Colombia".
Time and place: January 10, 2018 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

We welcome our new guest scholar Dr. Nino Kopaleishvili

Dr. Nino Kopaleishvili

09.11.2017 – Nino Kopaleishvili will be part of our team from November 2017. She is funded by the KAAD (Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst) and during her six-month stay at zhb, she will conduct her postdoctoral research project "Impact of Quality Assessment on Organizational Transformation of Universities: Reimagining university’s organizational culture" at the chair of Higher Education.
Dr. Kopaleishvili comes to us from Georgia and the purpose of her research project is to study organizational transformation of German and Georgian universities, examine similarities and differences of "archetypes", describe and compare internal quality assessment at universities and determine its impact on organizational development.

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Prof. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Dr. Jurga Duobienė, Dr. Kęstutis Duoba & Barbara Scharrer

Prof. Dr. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Dr. Jurga Duobienė, Dr. Kęstutis Duoba, Barbara Scharrer, Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leišytė, Anna-Lena Rose

09.11.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Dr. Jurga Duobienė, Dr. Kęstutis Duoba (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) & Barbara Scharrer ( (University of Latvia, Latvia; GSK Stockmann, München, Germany) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Title of the talk is "Possibilities and Challenges of the Adjustment of Expatriates – Comparative Perspectives from the Baltic States and Germany".
Time and place: November 29, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 Uhr / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Invitation to the talk by Dr. Mehwish Waheed at Higher Education Research Colloquium

Dr. Mehwish Waheed

23.10.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the talk by Dr. Mehwish Waheed (Humboldt Fellow at the Professorship of Higher Education) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Dr. Waheed's presentation draws on students' perception of quality of knowledge gained from e-learning content and presents a 5-dimensional scale to evaluate knowledge quality.
Time and place: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Call for papers: EGOS 2018, Sub-theme "Inclusive Organizations and Knowledge Workers Mobility"

EGOS - European Group for Organizational Studies

12.10.2017 – May we please draw your attention to the 2018 EGOS (European Group of Organisation Studies) sub-theme "Inclusive Organizations and Knowledge Workers Mobility", co-organized by Prof. Liudvika Leišytė, Prof. Vilmante Kumpikaitė and Dr. Christine Teelken. The EGOS conference has about 2200 attendants and will take place in July 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia.
The deadline is January the 8th 2018 for the upload of short papers (3000 words).
Looking forward to your submission!

 

We welcome our new staff member Dr. Mehwish Waheed

Dr. Mehwish Waheed

29.06.2017 – Mehwish Waheed will be part of our team from July 2017 to June 2019. She is funded by the Georg Forster Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. During her stay at the zhb, she will conduct her postdoctoral research project "European students' perspective on learning from digital learning environment: the potential role of knowledge quality, interactive quality and virtual competence" at the chair of Higher Education. Previously, Dr. Waheed has lived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where she gained her PhD and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Asia-Europe Institute of the University of Malaysia. In addition, during her time in Malaysia she worked as a Manager for Research & Development at Global Illuminators (an international network for scholars from multidisciplinary fields). She is a well internationally published young scholar who is highly interested in the issues of quality and digital learning environments in Europe.