Category: Academic

The Crisis of the Neoliberal Model of Higher Education: Part Two

In the final part of the two part commentary Jon Kofas argues: The education system is supposed to impart ideals and knowledge into a state’s citizens, however, the modern university system appears to be broken and incapable of serving its traditional role in society. This is partly because of a crisis in access opportunities, and partly because universities have become revenue driven. It did not have to be this way.

Who Shapes International Politics?

Dr. Florian Schneider reviews the academic conference on “Informal Political Actors in East Asia, Russia and the Arab World” taken place at the Sheffield University in January, 2015 and offers an insight on how non-traditional actors are influencing international politics.