BOOK LAUNCH AND TALK: Comparative and International Education: Issues for Teachers (2nd edition)

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Speakers: Ruth Hayhoe and Li Jun Chair: Mark Bray Friday 21 April, 11:45am-12:45 pm. Room 403 Runme Shaw Building The first edition of this book, published in Canada, was developed a decade ago to help teachers in multicultural schools to understand the nature and value of comparative and international education. This second edition, published in […]

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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

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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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