Bordering and re-bordering in education: Introduction
The collection of papers appearing in this volume is an outcome of a gathering of some 1,500 academics and practitioners at the XIV World Congress of Comparative Education Societies, held at the prestigious University of Bog˘azic¸i in the city of Istanbul, Turkey. From 13 to 18 June 2010, the historic Congress celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) since its foundation in 1970. Participants from more than 100 countries attended the Congress, and over 800 papers were presented. It was also an historic occasion for Istanbul and the co-hosts, the Turkish Comparative Education Society (T}UKED). As the designated European Capital of Culture for 2010, Istanbul city welcomed the event as a fitting celebration of Istanbul’s educational scholarship in a global presence.