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Competitiveness, Elitism and Neoliberal Performativity: The Formation of a Russell Group Academic Identity

Linda Evans

Linda Evans is Professor of Leadership and Professional Learning at the University of Leeds, UK, and has previously worked at the University of Warwick, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... between staying put and moving on. So when, within half-an-hour of my interview at Leeds, I answered the phone to my head of school to be greeted, ‘Congratulations, Professor Evans!’, I was not quite as elated to learn of my promotion as I...

Reflections: Academic Identity and the Changing European Landscape

Linda Evans

Linda Evans is Professor of Leadership and Professional Learning at the University of Leeds, UK, and has previously worked at the University of Warwick, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... and understanding who they are, what their heritage is and how this shapes their purpose. We have highlighted the significance of ‘relative perspective’ that, as I point out elsewhere (Evans, 1998, 1999; Evans and Abbott, 1998), is a key...

The Scholarship of Academic Entrepreneurship in Twenty-First-Century Europe: A Swedish Relief Carved from Personal Experiences

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...My time has not yet come [. . .] it would be a complete contradiction of myself if I expected ears and hands for my truths already today: that I am not heard today, that no one today knows how to take from me, is not only comprehensible...

Reframing the Long Shadow of Europe: A Case of Identity Formation

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The ‘European landscape’ casts a long shadow on academic work that has effects way beyond Europe as a geographic space. As an academic in Australia, I recognise this shadow in my biography, my university and in Australia’s preoccupations...

Changing Policy, Changing Identities: Being and Leading Academics in the Developing Swiss Higher Education Sector

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... as the European landscape of higher education rose from the fog.My personal trajectory involves inquiry into academic leadership – however that may be defined (Evans, 2014a,b). My recent study of leadership and organisational learning has...

High-Flyers and Underdogs: The Polarisation of Finnish Academic Identities

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Anderson, 2008; Barry et al., 2006; Duberley et al., 2006; Evans, 2014b; Fanghanel, 2012; Gornall and Salisbury, 2012; Henkel, 2005; Nikunen, 2012; Smith, 2012). Although the academic profession has always been differentiated into distinct...

The Challenges of ‘Homo Academicus’: The Making of Self, Identities and a Sense of Fairness and Justice

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... the French academy: a study in the invention of the self in exploring the parameters of autonomy and future horizons through a quest for fairness and justice. Acknowledgement I am indebted to my friend and colleague, Linda Evans...

Introduction: Identities in Transition –Perspectives, Re-formations and Trajectories

Jon Nixon

Jon Nixon is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. He also lectures at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and holds an honorary chair at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... research-intensive university. This, like the previous chapter, is an account of border crossings, but in this case the borders are culturally defined horizons of expectation within a highly class-based society. Linda Evans highlights...

Predicaments of Fusion and Transformation: A Journey from Georgia

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. The heat haze rose in mirage eddies from the red pan-tiled roofs of Antalya . . . In cerulean-blue cloudless skies swallows peeled and manoeuvred in their aerobatic precision...

The Changing Conditions of Academic Identity

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This work is funded by National Funds through FCT– Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the project PEst-OE/SADG/UI0289/2014.In recent decades higher education institutions have changed considerably, due mostly to the pressure...