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Sintayehu Alemu has book review published in the latest issue of LATISS

UNIKE PhD fellow Sintayehu Alemu has written a review of the book Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education.

2016.06.30 | Lisbeth Kristine Walakira

UNIKE PhD fellow Sintayehu Alemu is doing his PhD at Ljubljana University. Photo by Aarhus University.

In the latest issue of LATISS (Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences), Berghahn Journals, from March 2016, UNIKE PhD fellow Sintayehu Alemu has written a review of the book Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education. The book is edited by Nico Cloete, Peter Maassen, and Tracy Baily and was published in January 2015.

"The general approach of the book eschews common assumptions about African universities in terms of poor funding, low quality or lack of research infrastructure, lack of qualified staff, common colonial foundation and so on. The book explores the roles of African universities through the academic performance of the eight universities that form the Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa (HERANA)" writes Sinatyehu.

Access the March 2016 issue of LATISS and Sintayehu's book review here.

Sintayehu is doing his PhD research at Ljubljana University about internationalisation of universities and higher education institutions in small countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. He is expected to do his PhD defence in early October 2016.

Read more about Sintayehu's research here.

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Tags: Sintayehu Alemu, Peter Maassen, Nico Cloete, Tracy Bailey, Higher Education in Africa, Knowledge Production and Contradictory Functions in African Higher Education, LATISS, Berghahn Journals
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