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Asserting the Nation

Asserting the Nation:
Comparative studies on the rise of
neo-nationalism in higher education

About the project

The project explores how neo-nationalism has affected national and European higher education policy. The project centers on universities and compares how neo-nationalism has affected higher education policy in Poland, France, UK and Denmark. It also examines recent actions taken by the EU to counter neo-nationalist trends in Europe. 

Funding and partners


Asserting the Nation consist of two sub projects

 

1. DFF Sapere Aude: Asserting the Nation: Comparative studies on the rise of neo-nationalism in higher education. The case of continental Europe

 

Project period: 1.7.2021 - 30.6.2024. Funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark

International partners:

  • Gita Steiner-Khamsi, Professor, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, US
  • Dorota Dakowska, Professor, University of Lyon 2, France
  • Marek Kwiek, Professor, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland 

 

2. DFF Inge Lehmann: Asserting the Nation: Comparative studies on the rise of neo-nationalism in higher education. The case of United Kingdom and Brexit


Project period
: 1.7.2021 - 31.12.2023. Funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark

International partners:

  • Susan Robertson, Professor, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Simon Marginson, Professor, University of Oxford, UK