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The International Conference on Higher Education 2024 is a call to action for researchers to critique and work towards dismantling neoliberal forces and institutional barriers within higher educational landscapes. This conference focuses on the question of who higher education is for, and how it aims to bridge divides through equity, diversity and inclusion. Join us for two days of powerful talks and discussions that aim to bring about meaningful change in the world of higher education.​

Conference registration (Early Bird registration before July 31)

Call for proposals (Extended deadline: April 15)

The ICHE invites authors to submit proposals which cover the following topics:

  • Social justice: What are the institutional barriers experienced by racialized, minority, and stigmatized faculty, students, and staff within higher educational organizations?
  • Equity, diversity & inclusion: What are the strategies and recommendations for overcoming obstacles to equity, diversity and inclusion within higher educational organizations?
  • Technology: How can technology, artificial intelligence and social media promote equity, diversity & inclusion in higher education?
  • Environment: How can the environment be properly recognized at higher education institutions for its ability to strengthen equity, diversity, and inclusivity in human societies?
  • Leadership: How can leaders be better positioned to lead in a more equitable, diverse and inclusive future?
Arnaud Carpooran

Arnaud Carpooran

Keynote presenter

Arnaud Carpooran, OSKis Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, holder of the Personal Chair in French and Creole Studies, and president of the Creole Speaking Union at the University of Mauritius.

Awad Ibrahim

Awad Ibrahim

Keynote presenter

Awad Ibrahim is a full professor in the Faculty of Education, Vice-Provost, Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, and holder of the Air Canada Professorship on Anti-Racism at the University of Ottawa. He is a curriculum theorist and his research focuses on cultural studies, hip-hop, black youth and popular culture, social justice, and African diasporic and continental identities.

If you require accommodation, please contact the event host as soon as possible.
Date and time
Oct 23, 2024 to Oct 25, 2024
All day
Format and location
In person
Researchers, Professors, Graduate students
Organized by
Faculty of Education

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