Online Workshop

Professor Vera Mackie

UWA Public Policy Institute

Emerging Scholars

The workshop, including the keynote address and the master class, is open to the public.

Please register below to receive the zoom link to participate.

Program

Day 1 (Wednesday, 27 October 2021)


10:00 to 10:10 (Perth): Welcome (including acknowledgement of country) and goal setting (Dr Masafumi Monden, University of Western Australia)

10:10 to 11:15 (Perth): Keynote Address: “International Student Mobility: Where to from here?” by Emeritus Professor Vera Mackie (University of Wollongong)

11:30 to 12:30 (Perth): ECR session I: Representation & Agency (2 presentations, 20 minutes each, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A)

  • Displacing ‘experience’, centring care: rethinking conceptual approaches to studying international students at Australian universities (Dr Andrew Deuchar, University of Melbourne)

  • Internationalisation as intermingling? A qualitative study of Chinese students’ motivations and experience in an Australian university (Mingxin Qu, University of Western Australia)

13:00 to 14:00 (Perth): ECR session II: Identities & Cultural Perceptions (2 presentations, 20 minutes each, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A)

  • 'This is the very first time I became a real mother': Gender Identity and Unpaid Carework in Female Indonesian PhD Students and Their Families in Australia (Valentina YD Utari, University of Western Australia)

  • Australia: Japanese Perceptions and Cultural History (Dr Masafumi Monden, University of Western Australia)

14:00 to 14:15 (Perth): Post-Day 1 Group Check-in (Dr Masafumi Monden, Dr Mona Chettri, & Dr Yu Tao - University of Western Australia)

Day 2 (Thursday, 28 October 2021)

09:30 to 10:45 (Perth): Master Class: “How to Bring Academic Insights to End-users: An Online Master Class on Policy Literacy for Early-career Researchers” with Mr Phil Payne (StudyPerth), Professor Shamit Saggar (UWA Public Policy Institute) and Associate Professor Jeannette Taylor (University of Western Australia). [supported by the UWA Public Policy Institute]


11:00 to 12:00 (Perth): ECR session III: Experience & Challenges (2 presentations, 20 minutes each, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A)

  • ‘Stranded’ international students in India during the COVID-19 pandemic (Dr Surjeet Dhanji, University of Melbourne)

  • Discomfort in the political lives of international students: A case study of exploring social problems with International students from Japan (Dr Megan Catherine Rose, University of New South Wales)

12:15 to 13:00 (Perth): ECR session IV: Case Study (1 presentation; 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A)

  • UCNIS: Cross-cultural Collaboration Between International and Domestic PhD Candidates and Challenges of Researching Abroad (lead by Dr Laura Emily Clark, University of Queensland)

13:00 to 13:10 (Perth): Final remarks (Dr Masafumi Monden, Dr Mona Chettri, & Dr Yu Tao - University of Western Australia)