UoL Delegation Explores Collaborative Frontiers at HSS

01 Apr 2024

From March 21st to 22nd, a delegation from the University of Liverpool (UoL) visited the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). The purpose of the visit was to foster meaningful discussions and explore potential avenues for academic exchanges and research collaborations between the two institutions.

In a discussion with second-year students enrolled in the 2+2 Exchange Programme, Professor Alison Fell, Dean of the School of Histories, Languages, and Cultures at UoL, emphasized the institution's commitment to enhancing the experience of 2+2 students, ensuring comprehensive support for their transition to Liverpool.

During a meeting focused on postgraduate programs, both schools pledged to collaborate on promoting academic exchanges and research partnerships through innovative teaching and practical activities.

UoL delegation on HSS Academic Fair

In addition to these discussions, faculty from the University of Liverpool also delivered a series of captivating and informative seminars and talks. Professor Greg Lynall, from UoL's Department of English, presented a Research Seminar on Science and Women's Poetry in the Eighteenth Century. Dr Kerry Traynor, a Lecturer in Communication and Media at UoL, provided insights into international collaborations and communication practices within community-led organizations during another engaging Research Seminar. Dr Luca Bernardi, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics, delivered a Research Talk on public perceptions of politicians with mental health issues in the UK.

Seminars and Talks given by UoL Delegations

Reflecting on the outcomes of the visit, Professor Tang, the Dean of HSS at XJTLU, expressed optimism about the potential for fruitful collaborations. She underscored the significance of such partnerships in advancing academic excellence and fostering global engagement within the humanities and social sciences.


(By Yiyi Gu)

01 Apr 2024