This is a discourse on the subject of cosmopolitanism and its potential role in developing resilience. The article suggests that diverse experience is a natural resource within the student body and multicultural learning environments, which could be used positively to build resilience (for example through the development of pedagogies that embrace cultural biography and storytelling). This requires a role or discipline area that would allow the approach to be easily embedded into the existing curriculum.
Here’s the article: Re-thinking Global Citizenship in Higher Education: from Cosmopolitanism and International Mobility to Cosmopolitanisation, Resilience and Resilient Thinking (PDF 128 KB – opens in a new window)
Viv Caruana, Leeds Metropolitan University