Seminars

Seminar on in(ex)clusion and the construction of the “Other” in math and science education

By on 24.08.2017 in Seminars
Seminar on in(ex)clusion and the construction of the “Other” in math and science education

JustEd member Professor Paola Valero is part of the organizing group gathering 16 international scholars and 14 PhD students to explore new directions for research on mathematics and science education for students with a background of immigration in a seminar. The seminar takes place on 26–28 September at Stockholm University. “The low achievement of these […]

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“This is the best we have seen from JustEd so far”

By on 07.06.2017 in Seminars
“This is the best we have seen from JustEd so far”

“We have mix of presentations of researchers represented from full professor and assistant professor to post doc researchers and doctoral students. We also have a variety of research from policy studies to discourse analysis and thnographic studies represented,” said JustEd Director Gunilla Holm when she welcomed members of the Scientific Advisory Board and NordForsk’s Education for […]

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Joint seminar on current lines in disability studies

By on 19.05.2017 in Seminars

JustEd team 4 and FAIDD (The Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities) are arranging a joint seminar 21-22 September in Helsinki on current lines in disability studies. The first day is in Finnish and targeted for field workers and administrators in disability services and special education. “We have invited professor Krístin Björnsdottir at the University of Iceland as […]

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Wrapping up research on disability and post-compulsory education

By on 21.12.2016 in Seminars
Wrapping up research on disability and post-compulsory education

Disability studies in education have been on the agenda especially by researchers in JustEd team 4, and as a result of the collaboration within the team researchers were invited to a working seminar 14 December in Helsinki. The seminar was organized to wrap up the work done in JustEd team 4 on post-compulsory education for disabled people. […]

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School bul­ly­ing com­mon­place for LGB­TIQ youth

By on 01.06.2016 in Seminars
School bul­ly­ing com­mon­place for LGB­TIQ youth

They have been made invisible at school, bullied and excluded. For LGBTIQ youth, even small measures could make school a safe place where they can be themselves.  “School is not a safe space for LGBTIQ youth. Many of those who have told their teachers about being bullied have received no help, and have sometimes even […]

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Queering the school? Towards anti-oppressive schools

By on 18.05.2016 in Seminars
Queering the school? Towards anti-oppressive schools

At the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, JustEd member and team leader Kristiina Brunila, University of Helsinki, hosted a historic event. “This is the first time our faculty arranges such an event as this, where we highlight the important issues of gender and sexual minorities,” said Kristiina in her opening words at the seminar Queering […]

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Focus on Gender politics in Turkey

By on 16.05.2016 in Seminars
Focus on Gender politics in Turkey

Professor Fatmagül Berktay from Istanbul University talked on the seminar Gender Politics in Turkey 11 May at the University of Gothenburg. The seminar was linked to a more general discussion of democracy and human rights. Professor Berktay’s has been active in Turkish women’s movement since the 1980’s and her main research areas are political philosophy, history […]

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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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The summer school – new ideas and collaboration

By on 24.08.2015 in Seminars
The summer school – new ideas and collaboration

JustEd summer school 2015 “A Nordic Model?” gathered together nearly 60 researchers and doctoral students to discuss social, economic, political and cultural aspects of justice and education in the Nordic countries and globally. The summer school week was composed of lectures, paper and poster sessions and workshops. The majority of the doctoral students were from […]

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From economic justice to classroom practices – Day one at the JustEd Summer School

By on 18.08.2015 in Seminars
From economic justice to classroom practices – Day one at the JustEd Summer School

JustEd Summer School 2015 started with keynote talks, poster presentations and discussions around education, justice and the Nordic Model. First keynote speaker of the day one, Professor Kalle Moene from the Centre of studies of Equality, Social Organization and Performance in the Nordic countries (ESOP), discussed issues related to economic justice and the Nordic model. […]

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