[KS] Aid as Transnational Social Capital: Korea's Official Development Assistance in Higher Education (Stanford University, February 10, 2017)

Frank Joseph Shulman fshulman at umd.edu
Fri Jan 27 02:01:51 EST 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Aid as Transnational Social Capital: Korea's Official Development
Assistance in Higher Education

Korea Program Seminar

Rennie Moon, 2016-17 Koret Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research
Center, Stanford University

Rennie Moon explores a new framework for higher education official
development assistance (ODA) with a focus on the transnational
bridging benefits of social capital. She first explains why and how a
transnational social capital approach can improve the current focus on
human resources and local bridges in higher education development. She
then illustrates its merits by examining, 1) the transnational
bridging potential of social capital formed by foreign students
currently studying in Korea; and 2) the actual transnational social
capital contributions of foreign professionals who returned home after
completing a Korean higher education ODA program. In doing so, she
directs particular attention to the value of transnational social
capital in promoting development cooperation and public diplomacy. She
concludes by discussing how this approach has conceptual importance
and practical implications for development cooperation in higher

12:00p.m. – 1:15p.m. – RSVP required by February 8

Philippines Conference Room

Encina Hall, 3rd Floor, Central

Stanford University

For more information contact hjahn at stanford.edu

SOURCE: "Shorenstein APARC Events for the Week of January 31": posting
on January 26, 2017 by
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Stanford University
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Stanford, CA 94305-6055
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Frank Joseph Shulman
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