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Study Abroad Students Experience “Global Cities and Globalisation” Symposium
CAPA International Education partnered with the Eccles Centre of the British Library and offered its study abroad students an in-depth, day-long event on the effects of globalization on urban development, political and cultural relations
Presentations included topics such as, "Is the Anglo-American Relationship Special?" "Transatlantic Perspectives on the Social City," and "Creative Enterprise: Globalisation, Art and Culture." Speakers from CAPA International Education, the Eccles Center, University College London, Sussex University and others will be on hand to present and discuss these themes. "We are thrilled to have sponsored this important symposium at the Eccles Center, a perfect setting for an in-depth discussion on globalisation,"
"The USA was born out of a rejection of British control: the unruly child of an over-imperious parent," explains Michael Woolf, Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer at CAPA. "The rebellious offspring has long become vastly more influential and powerful than the doddering parent. Yet there remains a sense of stubborn connection. The relationship between the UK and the USA is multi-faceted, shaped by forces of globalisation and urbanization, marked by affectionate exchange, mutual appeal, nervous interaction, and periodic collision (and misunderstanding)
About CAPA International Education
CAPA International Education has been a global leader for innovative academic learning abroad since 1972. By providing a self-driven, self-selecting and self-identifying experience, CAPA International Education enables the student to be in charge of defining their international learning experience and what it will incorporate. With both individual and group based study abroad programs, CAPA delivers quality experiential education across the globe. With programs centers located on four continents in seven countries, students are taught using a tested and proven educational program called My Education which blends theme based classroom learning and experiential learning to give students the context they need to expand their understanding of the world in which they live. For more information, please visit http://www.capa.org/