After a couple of year’s break, ECHER has again listed relevant events for higher education researchers. Compared to the previous editions that consisted mainly of offline events, this latest edition includes offline, online, and hybrid events.
university, or of New Public Management (NPM). Yet, there is little exchange of ideas and knowledge between historians and social scientists who do research on higher education. We believe that this should change.
A a narrative reflection on the past, present, and future of the Early Career Higher Education Researchers (ECHER) network. Given its independent, informal, loosely structured, and voluntary character, we conceptualise it as an open-ended experiment in community building.