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Readings

Altinay, Hakan, The Case for Global Civics. Brookings Global Economy and Development Working Paper 38. Washington, DC, March, 2010

INTRODUCTION
“Civics” often refers to the familiar constellation of rights and responsibilities emanating from citizenship in a nation-state. But what about global civics? Would this be feasible—or even desirable? There are several plausible objections to the concept of global civics. One can argue that allowing for even a modest level of responsibility toward all the world’s 6.7 billion people is so overwhelming that it is a nonstarter. Read more


Boix Mansilla, Veronica, Educating for global competence: bridging the “relevance gap” in contemporary education. Salzburg Global Seminar Paper written for Session 486, Optimizing Talent: Closing Education and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide, December 2011


Towards a Socially Responsible University: Balancing the Global with the Local. Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), Higher Education in the World 6, March 2017

As the world in which we live has become increasingly complex and the challenges we face become more interconnected, so has the need for harnessing collective responses to complex solutions – solutions that affect and connect us individually, nationally, regionally and globally. The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the United Nations in New York in 2015 clearly set out an agenda to address these complexities. Read more


Green, Madeleine, Global Citizenship: What Are We Talking About and Why Does It Matter? In: NAFSA’s Trends & Insights For International Education Leaders, January, 2012


Patti McGill Peterson, Robin Matross Helms, Challenges and Opportunities for the Global Engagement of Higher Education. American Council on Education/Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement. Paper originally presented at the Beijing Forum conference on November 1, 2013


Hans de Wit, From Globalization to Global Citizenship. In: University World News, March 4, 2012/Issue No. 211


Hans de Wit, Betty Leask, Reimagining the Curriculum for the 21st Century. In: Higher Education in the World 6. Towards a Socially Responsible University: Balancing the Global with the Local, 2017


Werner Wintersteiner, Heidi Grobbauer, Gertraud Diendorfer, Susanne Reitmair Juárez, Global Citizenship Education: Citizenship Education for Globalizing Societies. Klagenfurt, Salzburg, Vienna: In Cooperation with the Austrian Commission for UNESCO, 2015


McMillen, Janice, Developing civic-minded university graduates. In: University World News, Issue No: 353, February 6, 2015


Global Citizenship Education: Topics and Learning Objectives. UNESCO, Paris 2015


David Killick, Developing the Global Student. London: Routledge 2015