Seminars

Call for papers: Nuancing Young Masculinities

By on 21.03.2018 in Calls, Seminars
Call for papers: Nuancing Young Masculinities

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies and The Swedish School of Social Science invite you to participate in debates at a collaborative symposium. The symposium aims to nuance understandings of young masculinities by bringing together a variety of new thinking to illuminate contradictions and complementarities in contemporary scholarship on boys and young men. Papers in this […]

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Seminar: Working with and for Social Justice

By on 21.02.2018 in Seminars
Seminar: Working with and for Social Justice

What does promotion of social justice mean and require – from research methodologies, dialogue, teaching, and the researcher as an academic actor? The two-day seminar ‘Working with and for Social Justice’ 15-16.3 invites scholars to discuss promotion of social justice in and through their work, providing a space to approach this from a variety of […]

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Apply now for LERU Doctoral Summer School

By on 26.01.2018 in Mobility, Seminars
Apply now for LERU Doctoral Summer School

  The theme of LERU doctoral summer school 2018 is the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle major challenges in today’s global society. The doctoral summer school will be held at the KU Leuven in Belgium 9-13 July 2018. The summer school brings together participants and experts with a wide variety of academic backgrounds. It […]

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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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