New book in CERC-Springer Series

CERC has just published its No. 32 of CERC Studies in Comparative Education: Researching Private Supplementary Tutoring Methodological Lessons from Diverse Cultures. CERC members are entitled for 20% discount of the new book. Click here for the order information. The details of the book are as follows: Private supplementary tutoring, widely known as shadow education because of the way […]

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CIES Presidential Address

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In March 2016, Mark Bray was elected to the Presidency of the US-based Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). This is the oldest and largest society in the field, established in 1956 and having over 3,000 members. At the 61st annual conference, 6-9 March 2017 in Atlanta, USA, Mark Bray concluded his work with a […]

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Migration, Religious Security, and Public Schooling within the Liberal Democratic State

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By Bruce A Collet Chair: Liz Jackson To what degree might public schools play positive and supporting roles among migrant communities within which religion provides a sense of security? What do these roles look like? What defines the limitations that schools in liberal democratic states face in specifying and fulfilling these roles? In this talk […]

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Unearthing the Human: A Posthuman Approach to Human Evolution and Education for Sustainable Development

Simon Ceder

By Simon Ceder Chair: Liz Jackson Over the last 15 years, there has been increasing interest in using posthuman approaches in edu-cational research, particularly in early childhood education, but also in research methodology and curriculum studies. This seminar presents an overview of this development. It also proposes ways to introduce post-human perspectives into two areas […]

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Traveling Researchers, Colonial Difference: Comparative Education in an Age of Exploration

Noah Sobe Poster

By Noah W. Sobe Chair: Mark Bray This seminar examines Marc-Antoine Jullien’s 1816/17 Esquisse et Vues Préliminaries d’un ouvrage sur L’Éducation Comparée in relation to European traditions of travel and global colonial expansion.  It argues that principles of colonial difference saturate Jullien’s proposal — notably in the ways that it enables and disables subjectivities and subject positions as […]

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Building capacity in Latin America: Science, technology and higher education to leverage development

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By Hugo Horta & Jae Park Chair: Mark Bray This seminar focuses a new book, co-edited by Hugo Horta, about higher education, science and technology in Latin America. It argues for the need to better integrate science technology policy and higher education policy to promote learning trajectories for inclusive development. These require strong public investments […]

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