This edition of the PIMA Bulletin is guest-edited by researchers at RMIT University, Australia, and presents a snapshot of work being undertaken by members and associates of the European Union-funded Jean Monnet Network, which is based in the European Union Centre of Excellence at RMIT University.
The annual conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture was this Autumn to be organised by the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies of the National University of Ireland (NUI)in Galway. Unfortunately, the conference had to be cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis.
I am very pleased to announce that five core members of CR&DALL have recently received promotions at the University of Glasgow. Lavinia Hirsu, Srabani Maitra, and Kate Reid have each been promoted to Senior Lecturer; Catherine Lido and Bonnie Slade have been promoted to professor, making our complement of chairs in Adult Education four, which surely might represent a unique moment in the field in the UK.
We are very pleased to report that Mia Perry is leading a new project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) - Whose crisis? The global COVID-19 crisis from the perspective of communities in Africa.
The post-2020 European policy framework on vocational education and training (VET) was discussed at the high-level joint Cedefop/ETF virtual conference ‘Enhancing European cooperation in VET: looking back – planning ahead’, on 30 June and 1 July.