De-Sovietization of Higher Education: Legacy-Innovation Tensions and Cumulative (Dis)Advantages in Cross-Cultural Perspective


Grant Data
Project Title
De-Sovietization of Higher Education: Legacy-Innovation Tensions and Cumulative (Dis)Advantages in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Principal Investigator
Dr Oleksiyenko, Peter Anatoly   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2016-09-01
Completion Date
2019-08-31
Amount
576800
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
higher education, legacy, innovation, cumulative advantage, de-Sovietization
Discipline
Education: Theory and Applications,Education: Policy & Administration
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17665816
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2016/2017
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 Create an analytical matrix for studies of interdependencies between academic legacies, innovations and effects in the higher education contexts affected by radical political and socio-economic transformations; explore when and how these interdependencies allow to increase competitiveness and reputational positioning of national higher education systems and universities, without compromising openness, academic freedom, social justice, rule of law and human dignity 3 Elaborate methodological instruments on examining the causes and effects of success, failure, hybridity and reversals in creating cumulative advantages at the time of dramatic transformations of academic practices on the way from closed to open knowledge development systems