International Glow: The Contemporary Reinvention of a Chinese Humanitas

Part of the The Humanities in Asia book series (HIA, volume 2)


Expanding rapidly into the arena of international rankings and partnerships, the Chinese academy—and, most particularly, its humanistic disciplines—is at a crossroads. The market capitalization of the Chinese tertiary sector, including high-profile tie-ups with Western entities and flagship programs from overseas, presents great potential for innovation and collaboration even as the Western humanistic model, including inquiry-based and investigative pedagogies for discovery in the arts and sciences, must itself change and transculturate on Chinese ground.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hong Kong Baptist UniversityKowloon TongHong Kong

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