Edward Vickers is professor of comparative education at Kyushu University in Japan, where he holds the UNESCO chair on Education for Peace, Social Justice and Global Citizenship. He also directs the university’s interdisciplinary Taiwan Studies programme. He has published widely on education and identity politics in Hong Kong, Taiwan and China, as well as on the politics of heritage and public culture across East Asia. His recent works include the co-authored monograph Education and Society in Post-Mao China (Routledge, 2017); the co-authored UNESCO-MGIEP report Rethinking Schooling: The State of Education for Peace, Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship in Asia (UNESCO, 2017); (with Mark Frost and Daniel Schumacher) the volume Remembering Asia’s World War Two (Routledge, 2019).
Contact: Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan.