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Former Visitors to POLIS

DR. MANJA KLEMENČIČ 

End of Tenure: 30 June 2016

Dr Manja Klemenčič is Fellow and Lecturer in Sociology of Higher Education at the Department of Sociology, Harvard University. She researches, teaches, advises and consults in the area of international and comparative higher education, with particular interests in higher education politics, polities and policy-making in national and international contexts. She also investigates the implications of contemporary higher education reforms on students and while at POLIS, is completing her monograph entitled "Student Power". Manja is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Higher Education (Routledge/Taylor & Francis); Associate Editor of the section "Elite and Mass Higher Education in the 21st Century" in the International Encyclopaedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions (Springer); Co-Editor of the new book series "Understanding Student Experience in Higher Education" (Bloomsbury). She obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Dr Julie Smith. 

Dr Klemenčič Activity Report 

 

PROFESSOR MORTEN BROBERG

End of Tenure: 01 July 2017

Morten P. Broberg is Professor of International Development Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. He is the holder of the Faculty's Jean Monnet Chair (the European Union and the Developing Countries; 2012-15) and is Principal Investigator of ‘Changing Disasters”, a research project under University of Copenhagen’s Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research.

Professor Broberg's existing research has primarily been focused upon law and governance with particular regards to the European Union and developing countries. During his stay at Cambridge University’s Department of Politics and International Studies, Professor Broberg will focus his research on how ‘the new climate normal’ (i.e. climate change that is unavoidable) will affect societies – and he will seek to identify ways whereby these societies may build resilience and/or adapt so as to cope with the adverse effects as well as possible.