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Open Day at JustEd’s Summer School on 19 August 2014 – Welcome to join!

By on 27.06.2014 in Public dissemination
Open Day at JustEd’s Summer School on 19 August 2014 – Welcome to join!

A total of 35 doctoral students from all Nordic countries will come together in Helsinki in August for the first JustEd Summer School on “Methodological Approaches to Justice through Education”. The programme is full of highly recognized speakers and in order for as many as possible to be able to take part of the gathered […]

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Heteronormativity, ethnicity and social hierarchies under scrutiny in recently published doctoral dissertations

By on 16.06.2014 in PhD thesis

Several JustEd members have successfully defended their doctoral dissertations in the last couple of weeks. Jón Ingvar Kjaran defended his dissertation “Queering the Icelandic upper secondary schools: Heteronormative discourse and the experiences of queer students in Icelandic upper secondary schools” at the University of Iceland on 3 June 2014. In his dissertation, Kjaran focuses on […]

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PhD workshop on Cultural and Feminist Methodology in Educational Sciences

By on 11.06.2014 in Workshop

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, 15-17 October 2014 (5 credits) This workshop provides PhD students with theoretical and methodological insights into cultural and feminist studies on education. The target of the studies is the (de)construction of differences (e.g. gender, class, ethnicity, sexuality, (dis)abilities) in education and the possibilities for educational equality. Students are […]

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JustEd workshop on video analyses in cooperation with ‘Center to Support Excellence in Teaching’ at Stanford University

By on 23.05.2014 in Uncategorized
JustEd workshop on video analyses in cooperation with ‘Center to Support Excellence in Teaching’ at Stanford University

Members of JustEd team 3 (Justice through Educational Practices? Analysing Innovative Cultures of Teaching and Learning in Nordic Contexts), met at Stanford University on 12-16 May 2014 for a workshop, aiming at developing common practices for systematic large-scale study of quality of teaching. The main task of team 3 is to investigate qualities of classroom […]

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The role of law in justice through education

By on 17.05.2014 in Guest lectures
The role of law in justice through education

Dr. Paul Tractenberg, professor of Law at Rutgers Law School-Newark, gave a guest lecture in Helsinki on 8 May 2014 on the theme “Law and Litigation as a Force for Educational Reform and Social Justice: How Relevant is the U.S. Experience to Finland?”. Professor Tractenberg has been devoted to equalize and improve the education of […]

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Professor Kathryn Ecclestone visits University of Helsinki as a JustEd research fellow

By on 07.04.2014 in Uncategorized
Professor Kathryn Ecclestone visits University of Helsinki as a JustEd research fellow

The University of Helsinki is delighted to be hosting Kathryn Ecclestone, professor of Education at University of Sheffield, as a JustEd fellow in April 2014. Over a 25 year period, Prof. Ecclestone has developed an internationally recognized, original body of research that explores two linked themes: first, ‘therapisation’, i.e. the ways in which ideas and […]

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New JustEd centre in Helsinki – the AGORA for the study of social justice and equality in education

By on 04.04.2014 in Uncategorized

Friday 11 April 2014 will mark the official opening of a new research center at the University of Helsinki, the ‘AGORA for the study of social justice and equality in education’. The Centre, also serving as a local branch of JustEd, consists of research groups and individual researchers that share a multidisciplinary approach to the […]

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Travel grants to ESOF2014 for PhD candidates

By on 01.04.2014 in Uncategorized

The Euroscience Open Forum that takes place in Copenhagen 21-26 June 2014 is Europe’s largest, general science meeting and a platform for dissemination among policy makers, officials and researchers. JustEd will together with NordForsk participate in the ESOF conference with a panel discussion on June 23rd on “The role of education in promoting social justice”. […]

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Invitation: 8th Annual NordCrit Conference in Tallinn, 3-4 June 2014

By on 21.03.2014 in Uncategorized
Invitation: 8th Annual NordCrit Conference in Tallinn, 3-4 June 2014

Welcome to this year’s annual NordCrit meeting, held at Tallinn University on 3-4 June, 2014 (lunch to lunch). This year’s conference theme is ‘Methodology in research on marginalisation, agency and diversity’. We have the pleasure of having Prof. Janet Holland from London South Bank University as our keynote lecturer. Prof. Holland has pursued many areas […]

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Call for Papers: ”Equality, Equity and Justice in Education – Discourses and Realities” ESC XVI – CONFERENCE

By on 18.03.2014 in Calls

”Equality, Equity and Justice in Education  – Discourses and Realities” EDUCATION, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, ESC XVI – CONFERENCE Friday 23rd of May 2014, 9 am – 8 pm Siltavuorenpenger 5A, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences The Centre for Sociology of Education, University of Helsinki and the Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through Education […]

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