Guest lectures

Guest talk and discussion on ‘Affective subjectivation: making subjects in precarious neoliberal education.’ Helsinki 10 November

By on 07.11.2017 in Guest lectures, Mobility
Guest talk and discussion on ‘Affective subjectivation: making subjects in precarious neoliberal education.’ Helsinki 10 November

Professor Paola Valero (JustEd team 3) is visiting Helsinki in November through the JustEd mobility fellowship programme. One of the reasons for Paola to visit Helsinki is that she is co-writing a paper on subjectivity together with professor Kristiina Brunila (JustEd team 2) and professor Kenneth Jørgensen. On Friday 10 November the co-writers present their […]

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Open lecture in Helsinki on gender equality in the Icelandic curriculum

By on 20.02.2017 in Guest lectures, Mobility
Open lecture in Helsinki on gender equality in the Icelandic curriculum

Professor Ingólfur Ásgeir Jóhannesson, JustEd team leader of team 7, is visiting the University of Helsinki as a mobility fellow for two weeks from 20 February to 3 March. Towards the end of his visit, on Thursday 2 March, Ingólfur will give an open lecture on the challenges and opportunities of gender equality in the Icelandic Curriculum. […]

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Apply now for JustEd Mobility Fellowship 2017

By on 19.10.2016 in Guest lectures, Mobility
Apply now for JustEd Mobility Fellowship 2017

Monday 24 October is the last day for submitting your application for JustEd Mobility Fellowship 2017. The aim of the grants is to intensify collaboration and exchange of researchers between the partner institutions. The fellowships are primarily open for JustEd members, but a fellowship can also be granted for international visiting postdoctoral or senior researchers […]

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Focus on social justice issues and teacher activism at JustEd’s third summer school

By on 08.08.2016 in Conferences, Guest lectures
Focus on social justice issues and teacher activism at JustEd’s third summer school

The annual JustEd Summer School gathered approximately 50 researchers for an intense week in Gothenburg in early August. Excellent speakers delivered thought-provoking keynotes, senior researchers led interesting and challenging workshops and paper sessions for the 34 participating doctoral students. Assistant Professor Bree Picower, Montclair State University (USA) gave the first keynote speak on ‘Practice what you teach: social […]

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Welcome to JustEd Summer School’s open day 8 August

By on 15.07.2016 in Guest lectures
Welcome to JustEd Summer School’s open day 8 August

“Many teachers enter the profession with a desire to “make a difference.” But given who most teachers are, where they come from, and what pressure they feel to comply with existing school policies, how can they take up this charge,” asks Bree Picower. Picower is Assistant Professor at Montclair State University, USA, and will set […]

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Seminar: Whiteness, race and racialization in the Nordic countries with an emphasis on Sweden

By on 13.06.2016 in Guest lectures
Seminar: Whiteness, race and racialization in the Nordic countries with an emphasis on Sweden

In order to understand processes of injustice and justice in education and in society at large, there is a need within educational research to widen the consciousness and conceptualization of race, racialization and education. This includes questioning norms and assumptions about whiteness or Westernness. Tobias Hübinette will give an open lecture and workshop on ‘Whiteness, […]

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Seminar: Gender politics in Turkey

By on 02.05.2016 in Guest lectures
Seminar: Gender politics in Turkey

Professor Fatmagül Berktay from Istanbul University (Faculty of Political Sciences) will talk on Gender Politics in Turkey on a seminar 11 May at the University of Gothenburg. The seminar is linked to a more general discussion of democracy and human rights. Professor Berktay’s main research areas are political philosophy, history of political thought and feminist theory. […]

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Critical pedagogy with Peter McLaren filled the house

Critical pedagogy with Peter McLaren filled the house

Professor Peter McLaren gave an engaging lecture about social justice, education and pedagogies and practices of hope and change last night for more than 150 people at University of Helsinki. The event was organized by PhD students from the Nordic Centre of Excellence JustEd and Viikki Teacher Training School of Helsinki University. “I’ve been working […]

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Seminar: “Queering the School! Disrupting Heteronormativity in Education”

By on 15.04.2016 in Guest lectures, Seminars
Seminar: “Queering the School! Disrupting Heteronormativity in Education”

AGORA, the Nordic Centre of Excellence JustEd, the Department of Teacher Education at Helsinki University and the WeAll Research Project are organising a seminar in Helsinki on 17 May, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The seminar brings together researchers, teachers, students and actors from civil society and politics to discuss how to disrupt […]

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Guest lecture in Helsinki: “The nature of the gender gap in Higher Education”

By on 08.02.2016 in Guest lectures
Guest lecture in Helsinki: “The nature of the gender gap in Higher Education”

JustEd member Professor Jón Torfi Jónasson, School of Education, University of Iceland, is currently visiting University of Helsinki through the  JustEd Mobility Fellowship.  Jón Torfi  is giving a guest lecture on Tuesday 9 February, at 14:00-15:30 at Psychologicum 229 (Siltavuorenpenger 1A, Helsinki). The basis of the paper is the argument that the growth of Higher Education is most […]

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