Invited Lectures (accepted only)

Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT)  HILT Conference 2019 Peer Learning: Everyone’s a Teacher, Everyone’s a Learner, Friday, September 27, 2019 Wasserstein Hall, Harvard University: speaker in session "Making Peer Learning Effective: What Does the Research Say?" (session facilitated by Odile Harter); also contributed to the conference reader prepared by Odile Harter: Peer Learning; what Research Says? 

(With Alenka Flander and Sebastjan Kocar) Conditions of academic profession in Slovenia. International conference of the global research consortium APIKS (Academic profession in Knowledge Society) "Teaching and Research Activities in the Knowledge Society: Main findings from national surveys", March 4-5, 2019, Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE), Hiroshima University, Japan 

 "Contribution to CHEA International Quality Group: A Global Quality Forum,Quality and Quality Assurance in a Changing World", Council for Higher Education Accreditation, CIQG 2017 Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., February 1- 2, 2017

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Webinar Series on Quality Assurance and Combatting Academic Corruption, Webinar #1: What Might the International Quality Assurance Community Do?, December 12, 2016

"Student engagement and student agency: two different sides of the same coin?", University of Limerick, 31 May 2016

"Transnational student associations in the multilevel governance of  European higher education policies", Publication Workshop on "Transnational Actors in the Multi-Level Governance of Knowledge Policies", University of Oslo, 3 May 2016

"What each student should know about student centred approaches in higher education and what such approach expects from students and lecturers?" University of Maribor, 13 April 2016

"Student centred learning and its implementation in QA", HERE-ES Project "Student Centred Learning", University of Alcala, 7 April 2016

EQAF-Logo-rgb   “Student-centred learning – Political construct or Pedagogical Concept”, 10th European Quality Assurance Forum, 19-21 November 2015, hosted by Quality Assurance Agency and UCL Institute of Education, London.

“Student-centred teaching and learning”, 30th European Students' Convention organised by the European Students’ Union, European Parliament, Brussels, 28-30 September, 2015

“Student engagement in innovation” and "The 21st Century Student Prepared for New Challenges", International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE). Riyadh, 14-16 April 2015

 “The differences in student unionism in Europe and Africa: exploring influences of culture”, Culture and Social Analysis Workshop, Department of Sociology, Harvard University, 26 January 2015

“Student governments and enhancement of higher education quality”, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, 29 January, 2015

Bologna Process Researchers Conference   “Teaching, learning and student experience – key developments and policy recommendations” (with Paul Ashwin). The Future of Higher Education – Bologna Researchers’ Conference – Second Edition. Bucharest, 24-26 November 2014

Chair and discussant, "A Comparative International View of the Student Experience in Research Universities",SERU International Research Conference, The Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) International Consortium, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, 15-17 May, 2014

“Overview of the developments in higher education research in Europe”, The Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS). Ljubljana, 15 April, 2014

“Education and Training in Social Sciences and Humanities”, Horizons for Social Sciences and Humanities, Lithuanian EU Presidency’s Conference. Vilnius, September 23-24, 2013

“Western Balkan academics’ geographic preferences for academic cooperation”. "Neighbours.HigherEducation.Cooperation" Conference on Higher Education Cooperation in Central, Eastern & South-Eastern Europe and Higher Education Contact Seminar, Vienna, 3-5 July, 2013

“Student power in Europe”. HEIK (Higher Education Institutional Dynamics and Knowledge Cultures) academic seminar series, Department of Educational Research, University of Oslo, 20 March, 2012

“Investigating national student representation in Europe: a comparative account of highly diversified and changing phenomenon.” Workshop on models and practices of national student representation in Europe. Central European University, Budapest, 3 February, 2012

“Modernisation agenda and the changing conceptions of student participation in the European Higher Education Area.” Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB). Berlin, 11 January, 2012

General rapporteur - High Level Education Forum on “Education Systems in Europe in the 21st Century”, Kyiv, Ukraine, 22-23 September 2011

“Students: politics and culture in global and comparative higher education systems.” Boston College, Lynch School of Education, 4 April, 2011 

“The changing conceptions of student participation in higher education governance in the EHEA”. Future of higher education - Bologna researchers' conference (FOHE-BPRC).  Bucharest, 19 October, 2011

“Central/Eastern European higher education”. Boston College, Lynch School of Education, 12 April, 2010

“The politics behind the Bologna Process”. Boston College, Lynch School of Education, 15 November, 2010

General rapporteur - Forum on "Converging competences: diversity, higher education and sustainable democracy". Council of Europe Higher Education Forum. Strasbourg, 3 October, 2008

“European identity”. Bologna Seminar: Bologna 2020, Unlocking Europe's potential - contributing to a better world. Ghent, 20 May, 2008

“Analysis of policies and policy-making regarding European educational agenda by ESIB - The National Unions of Students in Europe, the representative platform of European students. “Conference on Defining the European Education Agenda. University of Cambridge, 11 January, 2007

“Europe east and west: the challenges of change”. Boston College, Lynch School of Education, 30 April, 2007

“New paradigms in student expectations and learning”. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Røros, 23 January, 2007

“Student activism in Europe after 1960s”. Boston College, Lynch School of Education, 23 November, 2006

“Challenges of the Bologna Process”. Second Session of the Committee on the Convention on the Recognition of Qualification Concerning Higher Education in the European Region (ENIC-NARIC), University of Riga, 21 June, 2001

“Financing of higher education and the tuition fees”. 13th Annual EAIE (European Association for International Education) Conference, Tampere, 6 December, 2001

“Student perspectives on quality assurance”. Swedish EU Presidency conference The Meaning of Quality of Education: The Reciprocal Relations of Power-Sharing, Learning and Efficiency, Karlstad, 3 April, 2001

“Meeting the needs of all students in a changing society”. Lifelong Learning for Equity and Social Cohesion: a New Challenge to Higher Education, Bornholm, 27 May, 1999 

At international debate camps, workshops and conferences in Budapest (1998), Krk (1998), Belgrade (1997), Zagreb (1997), Almaty (1997), Ljubljana (1996), Bled (1996)