Visiting Scholars 2014-2016

Dr Svitlana Oksamytna, National University of ‘Kyiv-Mohyla Academy’, Ukraine University of Glasgow: 02 – 28 March 2015

In the course of my 4-week period at Glasgow on IMRCEES Visiting Scholarship, I was involved into the number of activities which I described in this report.

Teaching. I taucht a course ‘Post-Soviet Ukraine: A Case Study in Socio-Economic, Socio-Cultural and Political Transformation’ as part of the IMRCEES programme. I specifically designed this course for IM students to both reflect my own research interests and to provide opportunities for more general discussions of recent and current political,

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Dr Éva Ványi, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary – to Western University, Ontario, Canada: 01 – 21 September 2014

I was visiting scholar at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada from 01 September to 21 September 2014. During my staying at UWO I studied the literature about Canadian government structure. I was very interested in the differences between Canadian and Central European higher education system.
Moreover I wanted to know good teaching practices that is why I visited some classes (Politics and Pop Culture, instructor: NanditaBiswasMellamphy and Public Administration, instructor: Ross D Gibbons).

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Dr Bambang Shergi Laksmono, Department of Social Welfare, University of Indonesia – to University of Glasgow: 10 November – 01 December 2014

My visit to University of Glasgow was relatively brief.  My trip to Glasgow was three weeks in total. Overall, the stay in Glasgow was pleasant and I am thankful to be given the chance to visit University of Glasgow. I owe and sincerely thank Dr Clare McManus who had paved the institutional linkages between University of Indonesia and University of Glasgow. She had opened the initial communication and had intensively worked through the necessary collaboration platform.

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