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Globalization has made English a pivotal language for global communication. This has increasingly made a great number of native English speakers move to Korea and teach English at all levels of education from kindergarten to university year after year. Most of them have not only little or no...
The purpose of this study was to trace how relationships between global, national and local policy spheres are enacted as actors assemble in educational governance through their engagement with internationalization policy. Based on this purposes, the following research questions were addressed:...
This thesis uses the case study of the Arab-Islamic Fulla doll to examine the relationships among globalization, consumption and cultural identities. Beginning with the question of how cultural products like the Fulla doll come to exist, I argue that the Fulla doll serves as an example of the...
The concept of capacity building has seen a swell of support in recent years. Many, varying from community-based practitioners to multinational institutions, have leveraged the concept in their work. By investigating the ethics (the normative positions), the explanations (the explanatory...
Conceptualizing Transnational Community Formation: Migrants, Sojourners and Diasporas in a Globalized EraDownload
Transnational communities have flourished in the globalized era, creating a Diaspora and sojourners that are unlike earlier waves of migrants. This paper first examines the main theories currently used to describe and explain international migration and find them wanting. Through an examination...
Demos: Life in Common is the theme of 2015's Banff Research in Culture research residency. During the three weeks of this residency, participants are Invited to consider critically and analytically the varied ways in which we constitute and experience collective life in this century. Demos...
Every summer, the Institute on Culture and Society (ICS) gathers international scholars for an intensive five-day academic conference. Building on this tradition, the 2014 Institute will, for the first time in ICS history, focus its innovative research capacities on a central theme: \"Energy,...
Globalization and Autonomy Online Compendium
<div><p>This archive contains an inventory of the Globalization Compendium which was one of the outcomes of the Globalization and Autonomy project. See \"About the Project\" and \"About the Compendium\" below.</p> <p>The Globalization and Autonomy project was funded by the Social Science and...
SSHRC IG awarded 2013: This program of research explores the revival of tea culture and tea arts in contemporary China and promotion of that culture through commerce, education, museum exhibits, invented rituals, and the global network of Confucius Institutes. The study of tea culture as a form...