EVENTS

This section includes events organised by the EPPE Network or any of its members around the world, and signposts other events of interest in the field of education and public policy.

 

Upcoming events

  • Becoming an academic: intersections of gender, class, and race
    23 May, 12:00 BST
    Online Event
    With higher education expanding and academic careers becoming increasingly precarious, the returns of a doctoral degree, once a guarantee of an academic career, are uncertain. This presentation draws on a research project on the transition from PhD student to academic in the UK
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  • Disrupting the ‘boys don’t read’ discourse: primary school boys who love fiction
    24 May, 10:30 – 11:30 BST
    Online Event
    This webinar reports on a study examining boys reading interests and preferences.
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  • Sexing Development: South-based Women’s Networks and the Politics of Feminism after 1975
    25 May, 15:00 – 17:00 BST
    Humanities Lecture Theatre, Main Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Join us for the Centre for Gender History's second annual public lecture in global gender history. We are delighted to host the speaker, Professor Jocelyn Olcott, on campus
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  • Academia is a Crossfire Hurricane  - Professor Jason Arday
    Wed, 25 May
    Room 213, St Andrews Building
    25 May, 16:00 BST – 26 May, 17:00 BST
    Room 213, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
    The talk will trace the contours of racism within the Academy and their detrimental effect upon staff of colour, illuminating the importance of actively disrupting racism, particularly in the wake of a global shift towards anti-racist endeavours.
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  • From the Grammar to the Lexicon of Schooling: Rethinking Educational Change
    01 Jun, 16:00 BST – 02 Jun, 17:00 BST
    Room 213, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
    Dr Steven Courtney University of Manchester
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  • Accounting for Relationships when Making Sense of Educational Phenomena: an introduction to Social Network Analysis
    08 Jun, 12:00 BST
    Online Event
    Dr Tom Cowhitt introduces Social Network Analysis, including methods, research protocols and development opportunities.
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  • Language and livelihood among minority groups: Insights from Ghana
    08 Jun, 16:00 BST – 09 Jun, 17:00 BST
    Room 213, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
    Dr Elvis Rescue Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
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Past Events

  • Accounting for Relationships when Making Sense of Educational Phenomena: an introduction to Social Network Analysis
    08 Jun, 12:00 BST
    Online Event
    Dr Tom Cowhitt introduces Social Network Analysis, including methods, research protocols and development opportunities.
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  • The legacy of ISIS territorial control on adolescent’s Right to Education in Iraq: the impact of identity politics
    18 May, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
    Online Event
    This paper examines the situation of Sunni adolescents from areas previously held under ISIS occupation in Iraq, drawing on extensive qualitative data collection. Speaker: Prof. Kelsey Shanks
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  • White Water Writers: Using Creative Writing as a Research Method
    18 May, 12:00 BST
    Online Event
    White Water Writers is a research-based intervention which gives groups of people the opportunity to collaboratively write and publish a full-length novel in just one week. In this lecture Dr Yvonne Skipper will discuss the project including theoretical and practical considerations.
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  • Remaining Skeptical of Collaborative Improvement for Educational Change
    11 May, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
    Room 213, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon St, Glasgow G3 6NH, UK
    Participants will be asked to consider how decades of accountability politics in education has undermined the professionalism of educators. How can education researchers help bolster the professionalism of practitioners to support the formation of authentic collaborative governing arrangements in ed
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  • TESOL Seminar Series Talk: Risks When Researching Our Own Students
    09 May, 10:00 – 12:00 BST
    Online Event
    A reflexive perspective on the (ethical) risks we take when researching our own students Speaker: Dr Sal Consoli, Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni
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  • Using photography in research with children and young people
    13 Apr, 12:00 BST
    Online Event
    In this lecture, Dr Giovanna Fassetta will discuss the experience of using child-led photography during a doctoral research project to look at the expectations and experiences of children and young people of migrant background.
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  • Leave no child behind: Launch of the global report on boys’ disengagement from education
    07 Apr, 15:00 CEST
    Online Event
    UNESCO will host a webinar in partnership with Promundo and The Commonwealth Secretariat supporting the launch of “Leave No Child Behind: The Global Report on Boys’ Disengagement from Education”.
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  • Is too much choice a bad thing? Comparing the experience of parental choice in English and Scottish education
    07 Mar, 12:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Join us to hear writer and campaigner Melissa Benn in conversation with Aveek Bhattacharya about his new research comparing the different approaches to secondary school choice in England and Scotland.
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  • International students and Higher Education systems in France and the UK: a historical perspective
    23 Feb, 12:00 – 13:00 GMT
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Vincent Carpentier will offer a historical lens on student mobility at a time when Higher Education (HE) systems and their internationalisation face a series of unprecedented economic, social, geopolitical and environmental challenges.
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  • PhD presentation: Liliana Arias Urueña
    16 Feb, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Dr Arias Urueña has recently completed her PhD at MHSES. Her thesis title was 'Children´s Experiences of Living with Cleft Lip and Palate'. She will be presenting something interesting about her PhD research. Details will be available later.
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  • Cross-College Childhood and Youth Studies Research Webinar Series 2021
    02 Feb, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Speakers: Dr Autumn Roesch-Marsh and Dr Emma Davidson
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  • The exceptions to child exceptionalism: Migrant deservingness in the UK's free school meal debates
    01 Feb, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
    Online Event
    Speaker: Rachel Rosen & Eve Dickson, UCL Social Research Institute
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  • Mutual aid disaster relief: consciousness-raising and radical pedagogy beyond social capital
    01 Feb, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Rhiannon Firth will introduce some of the political theories underlying state policies and academic discourses which have both explicitly and implicitly attempted to repress, deradicalise and co-opt mutual aid movements.
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  • Promoting Transformative Competencies and Employability in Young People Through Outdoor Learning
    26 Jan, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Online Event
    Dr Jule Hildmann would like to present findings on her UK and European project looking at young people’s employment. In specific, she was researching promoting transformative competencies and employability through outdoor learning.
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  • Immigrant peers and foreign language acquisition
    26 Jan, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
    Online Event
    In this webinar, Colin Green will discuss spillovers of immigrant children on native students’ educational attainment.
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  • Putting sustainability at the heart of education
    25 Jan, 16:00 GMT
    Online Event
    This event will bring together school leaders, policy makers and sector experts to examine how we can make the digital learning offer environmentally sustainable.
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  • Internationalisation and global citizenship in higher education
    25 Jan, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT
    Online Event
    This event covers two talks on the topic, firstly reviewing case studies from Brazil, Poland, the UK and the USA, followed by a case study from an African university.
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  • How learning continued during the COVID-19 pandemic: Global lessons from initiatives to support learners and teachers
    24 Jan, 15:00 CET
    Online Event
    Join us as we launch a new report that outlines 45 education continuity stories and discuss how such initiatives can contribute to the current pandemic situation and the overall development of education worldwide.
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