Today we are living in turbulence and chaotic times where the rise of injustice surrounding us becomes more and more pervasive. From the rise of racism, intolerance, the perpetuation of social and economic inequalities in the society, the forces of neoliberal ideology, these lead us to question the roles of research in higher education. Very often research in higher education is situated in a vacuum, unable to respond to all these issues. The robust economic models within higher education have made research merely as a vehicle to improve the economic development of a country. While economic growth is indeed essential, yet it should not make researchers overlook social justice issues. The purpose of this conference is to allow us to rethink and reconceptualize the roles of research. What are the main objectives of any research process and to what extent a research should negotiate and include issues of social justice?
|Abstract Submission Deadline||10 August 2018 (Second Round)|
|Notification of Abstract Acceptance||15 August 2018|
|Payment Deadline||10 September 2018|
|Deadlines of Fullpaper Submission||September 2018|
|SEMINAR DAY||30 October 2018|