The 3rd World Congress of Transdisciplinarity will occur at Mexico City, during the period October 26-30, 2020. Inscriptions are already open. Official languages: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Contact: Prof. Julieta Haidar email@example.com Visit the page http://www.tercercongresomundialtransdisciplinariedad.mx/ clicking on your respective language.
Date: Monday 4th November 2019 Time: 15.30-17.00, Rm C113 Abstract: This paper attempts to open out investigations in early childhood by working beyond anthropocentric accounts of gender. Drawing upon feminist new materialist philosophies we ask whether it might be possible to reach understandings about gender that recognise it as produced through everyday processes and material-affective … Continue reading Pink Towering Practices in the Montessori Classroom: how gender is produced through human-material-semiotic encounters
Date: Monday 23rd March Time & Location: 15.30-17.00, Rm tbc Abstract to Follow
Date: Monday 27th April 2020 Time: 15:30-17:00 Address: Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, NW4 4BR Can we stop the transmission of injustice issues through the teaching and reading of English literary texts? The visceral and deleterious nature of the propagation of ‘colonial’ values is well discussed in sociological fields in terms of the ‘hidden curriculum’ … Continue reading “To decolonise, or not to decolonise, that is the question?” Comparing value transmission in British and Australian English classrooms
A New Materialist and Post-qualitative Approach to Poetry Written by Children Children’s literature written by child authors, or another children’s literature, is attracting a growing scholarly interest as a form of young people’s participation in culture and as an expression of their perspectives on their own childhoods and general social and political phenomena in which … Continue reading Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak Eco-poetic Entanglements:
Date: Monday 24 February 2020 Time: 5.15pm – pre-lecture refreshments and registration, 6pm – lectureVenue: Theatre Q230, Level 2, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Kwong Lee Dow Building, 234 Queensberry St,The University of Melbourne https://www.academia.edu/36179538/_forthcoming_Queering_understandings_of_how_matter_comes_to_matter_in_the_baby_room_in_L._Moran._K._Reilly_and_B._Brady_Eds_Narrating_Childhoods_across_Contexts_Knowledge_Environment_and_Relationships._Palgrave_MacMillan In this lecture, Dr Jayne Osgood attempts a reconfiguration of ‘diversity’ in early childhood contexts by turning attention to everyday matter(s). Considering data that draws into sharp … Continue reading Dean's Lecture Series 2020 Alternative Understandings About How Matter Comes to Matter in the Baby Room. Presented by Dr Jayne Osgood, Professor in Education (Early Years & Gender)
Rebecca Coleman, Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, e- mail firstname.lastname@example.orgJayne Osgood, Centre for Education Research & Scholarship, Middlesex University, e-mail email@example.com This paper re-turns to a workshop we co-organised in London in 2018 as part of a series called ‘how to do sociology with…’ (Methods Lab, Sociology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London). The series aims … Continue reading PhEMaterialist encounters with glitter: the materialisation of ethics, politics and care in arts-based research
Professional Education and Partnerships (PEP) Seminar Date: Monday 3rd February 2020 Time: 15.30-17.00 Location: Middlesex University, room C113 Organiser: Dr Lee Jerome (firstname.lastname@example.org) Dr Jai Mackenzie, School of English, University of Nottingham Kevin McDonald, Professor & Head of Department of Criminology and Sociology, Middlesex University This seminar will feature two colleagues reflecting on their experiences … Continue reading Ethics and on-line research: problematizing the public and private
Presenter: Alex Elwick, Middlesex University. Monday 7th October 2019, 15.30-17.00, room C113 Respondents: Tremaine Baker, Linda Whitworth, Joe Beasley This workshop will start with reflections on the practical challenges of controversial issues pedagogy. The discussion will consider whether we could undertake a collaborative research / writing project within ITE teams at Middlesex.
Monday 11th November 2019, 15.30-17.00, room C113 Presenters: Ben Kisby, Lincoln University & Lee Jerome, Middlesex University This seminar is also the official book launch of ‘The Rise of Character Education in Britain’. We will explore the emergence of a policy community in Britain to promote character education, and discuss some of the problems evident … Continue reading Character education in Britain: myth-peddling in the classroom
Monday 18th November 2019, 15.30-17.00, room C113 Presenter: Anna Carlile, Goldsmiths Respondent: Phil Jefferies, Middlesex University This paper looks at a year-long LGBT+ inclusion programme in primary and secondary schools serving a range of faith communities from a variety of cultural heritages. Many teachers had expressed anxiety about ‘saying the wrong thing’ or thought that … Continue reading Can you be gay in an arranged marriage?Negotiating intersectionality: LGBT+ education in schools serving faith communities
CERS doctoral student Sid Mohandas has produced an amazing video about persisting with doctoral study during difficult times and the Covid-19 crisis specifically. July 2020
Linda Whitworth Abstract Recommendation 6 of the Commission on Religious Education’s Final Report has focused attention on teacher preparation in England for Religious Education (RE) during primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE). It recommends at least twelve hours for ‘all forms of primary ITE’, challenging the current provision of many primary ITE providers. Information gathered by … Continue reading Do I know enough to teach RE? Responding to the commission on religious education’s recommendation for primary initial teacher education