International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Conferences, Seminars & other Events

  • Eminent Educators’ Colloquium: Agenda Setting for Leadership on the theme “The Future of Education: Global Citizenship” on 3 July 2020.
  • Eminent Educators’ Colloquium: Agenda Setting for Leadership on the theme “The Future of Education: 21st Century Skills” on 19 June 2020.
  • Eminent Educators’ Colloquium: Agenda Setting for Leadership on the theme “The Future of Education” on the occasion of the World Environment Day on 5 June 2020.
  • Indian Higher Education Leaders’ Colloquium on the Theme “The Future of Universities: During and After Covid-19” on 30 May 2020.
  • Research Webinar on “Quality of Research & Research Metrics” by Professor (Dr.) Ashish Bhardwaj, Executive Director, ORBIT on 28 May 2020.
  • Aspire India Scholars Programme Webinar on “How to Re-Open Schools Post COVID-19 Lockdown” by Ms. Ameeta M. Wattal , Principal of Springdales School, New Delhi on 26 May 2020.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Internationalization of Higher Education in Kerala: A performance Audit” by Dr. Tatiana Belousova, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director, IIHE, JGU on 5 March 2020.
  • Second “Commonwealth Futures workshop: Gandhi Future Series” in collaboration with Association of Commonwealth Universities and British Council on 8-12 February 2020.
  • Book Discussion on “Internationalising the University: A Spiritual Approach” by Kalyani Unkule, Associate Professor, JGLS and Director (International Affairs and Global Initiatives), JGU on 7 November 2019.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Scaling Transformative Education Programs: Government & NGO Synergy” by Dhir Jhingran, Executive Director Language and Learning Foundation on 24 October 2019.
  • JGU’s 10thAnniversary Commemorative Conference on “Universities of the Future: Global Aspirations and Local Imperatives” on 27-28 September 2019.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “The Future of Work, Education and Society in India” by Sabeena Mathayas, Education Specialist, National Skills Development Corporation on 26 September 2019.
  • 1st “World Youth Congress on Kindness” in collaboration with UNESCO-MGEIP on 20-23 August 2019.
  • Third Aspire India Scholars Programme, Jindal Global Summer School from 2-16 June 2019.
  • Book Discussion on “College: Pathways of Possibility” by Dr. Saikat Mazumdar, Professor of English and Creative Writing, Ashoka University on 13 May 2019.
  • Panel discussion on “Inequalities of Access: Intersectional Barriers to Higher Education in the Indian and the International Context” by Anjali Thomas, Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick on 11 April 2019.
  • Panel Discussion on “Drafting a Handbook on Global Citizenship Education for Indian School Teachers” by Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee (JGU), Dr. Sangeeta Pethiya (NCERT), Mr. Akash Saini (UNESCO-MGIEP) on 14 March 2019.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Through the Lens of History: Globalisation and the Contested Terrain of Education” by Akash Bhattacharya, Junior Research Associate, Max Weber Stiftung, India Branch Office on 7 March 2019.
  • Roundtable Discussion on “The Role of Internet and Social Media in Higher Education Space” in collaboration with Internet Society India Mumbai Chapter on 27 February 2019.
  • Collaborative Workshop on “Clustering: From the Big Bang to the Current Globalization” by Professor (Dr.) Anil K. Bera, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) on 15 January 2019.
  • Afghan Faculty Training Programme in collaboration with Ball State University and funded by US Aid on 9 January – 15 March 2019.
  • Conference on “Promoting a Culture of Excellence in Universities: Role of Rankings and Benchmarking” in collaboration with ORBIT on  18-19 November 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Fee Wars: Understanding Parents’ Associations Through Their fight for Fee Regulation of Private Schools in India” by Ms. Joyeeta Dey, Erasmus Mundus Masters in Education Policies for Global Development (GLOBED) on 8 November 2018.
  • TISS-AESDII JGU-CECRAS Northern Conclave for Building CSR Partnerships on 1-3 November 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “How Foreign Are Foreign languages” by Dr. Shruti Jain, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director (GERMAN), JGU on 4 October 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Does Humanism have a Future in Education” by Mr Stephen Chatelier, Honorary Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia on 6 September 2018.
  • Second Aspire India Scholars Programme, Jindal Global Summer School from 3-17 June 2018.
  • THE-IIHEd Conference on “Developing World Class Universities in India: Role of Data Benchmarking” in on 2 May 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Equity and Efficiency in Higher Education” by Mr. Deepanshu Mohan, Assistant Professor, JSIA and Ms. Anamika Srivastava, Assistant Professor, JGLS on 26 April 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Children and Education in Armed Conflict” by Dr. Sanjeev Rai, Senior Education Specialist, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan on 19 April 2018. 
  • Release of Thinking Thursdays Working Paper Series and Research Seminar on “Challenges of Transnational Research Collaboration in Australian Higher Education” by Professor (Dr). Fazal Rizvi, Professor of Global Studies in Education, University of Melbourne, Australia on 2 April 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Challenges of Women Leadership: Challenges and Way forward” by Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Director, Genpact Centre for Women’s Leadership, Ashoka University on 8 March 2018.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Teaching/ Knowing/Doing: Vilem Flusser, Ngugi was Thiong’o and Decoloniality” by Dr, Frank G. Karioris, Assistant Professor of Sociology Director, Centre for Critical Gender Studies, American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 8 February 2018.
  • International Research Symposium on “Other Ways of Knowing and Doing: Globalizing Social Science Knowledge in Higher Education” in collaboration with OCIES, IOCES, WCCES and UNESCO-Chair in CBR & Social Responsibility in Higher Education on 11-12 December 2017.
  • Launch of QS University Rankings BRICS 2018 and QS-IIHEd Roundtable discussion on “Building World Class Universities in India” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 22nd November 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “Discipline-Specific Pedagogy: Bridging Empirical Research Experience with Classroom Discourse” by Rohee Dasgupta, Associate Professor and Executive Director, Centre for European Studies (CES) and Convener, Jindal Centre for Israel Studies (JCIS) JGU on 16 November 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar on “From World-Class Universities to Institutions of Eminence: Issues and Challenges” by Francisco Marmolejo, Lead Global Solutions Group on Tertiary Education, Lead Education Specialist, India, The World Bank Group on 26 October 2017.
  • Multi-Stakeholder Conversation Series: Guest Lecture by by Dr. Vineeta Dutta Roy, Associate Professor and Head CSR, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTEC) on “The Role of Higher Education Institution in Corporate Social Responsibility in India” on 27 October 2017.
  • Multi-Stakeholder Conversation Series: Guest Lecture by Mr. Navin Singh, Senior Associate, SoulAce Consulting Pvt Ltd. on “Theory & Practice of Contemporary Corporate Social Responsibility” in India on 6 October 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Dr. Kumar Suresh, Professor and Head, Departmental of Educational Administration National University of Planning and Administration, New Delhi on “Equity and Diversity Management in the Institutions of Higher Education” on 5 October 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen, Assistant Professor, Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), JGU on “The Rohingya Conundrum and its Significance for International Studies in Higher Education” on 21 September 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Mr. Shailendra Sigdel, Statistical Advisor for South Asia UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on “Sustainable Development Goals and Mandates of UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)” on 14 September 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Ms. Wafa Singh, India Research Coordinator, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education on “Gauging the Impacts of Community University Engagement Initiative in India” on 31 August 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Dr. Jakob William Ørberg, Co-founder and Manager, Centre for Higher Education Futures, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Denmark on “Intertwined Narratives of Higher Education in India: Reconceptualising Educational Spaces and Policies in Emerging Indian Knowledge Economy” on 27 July 2017.
  • Inaugural Aspire India Scholars Programme, Jindal Global Summer School from 16-30 June 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Professor Meenakshi Thapan, Faculty of sociology and coordinator, D.S. Kothari Centre for Science, Ethics and Education, University of Delhi on “Contemporary Relevance of J.Krishnamurti’s World-view and Educational Thought” on 11 May 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Dr. Hannah Marie Morris, Faculty, Young India Fellows Programme, Ashoka University on “The Role of International Faculty in Indian Higher Education” on 4 May 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Group Captain V. Krishnappa (Retd.), Doctoral Research Fellow, Jindal Global Business School on “Pedagogies of Difference: A Processual Framework for Re-orienting Professional Education” in the 21st Century on 27 April 2017.
  • Thinking Thursdays Series: Research Seminar by Brigid Freeman from the Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne on “Good Practices in Institutional Policy: An International Comparative Perspective” on 13 April 2017.
  • International Conference on “Universities of the Future: Knowledge, Innovation and Responsibility” on 18-20 March 2017.
  • One Week In-Service Training Programme for the Faculty Members of State Universities and Colleges of Haryana on “Teaching, Research, Academic Leadership and Governance” on 16-20 January 2017.
  • Times Higher Education BRICS and Emerging Economies Universities Summit 2015 on “Why Emerging Economies Need World- Class Universities” on 2-4 December 2015.
  • Conference on “The Future of Universities in India: Comparative Perspectives on Higher Education Reforms” for a Knowledge Society on 21 March 2013.