lunes, 21 de octubre de 2013

RESEARCHING HISTORIES OF EDUCATIONAL SPACES, DISCOURSES AND SOURCES Histories of Education Summer School Conference for Postgraduate Students Umeå University, Sweden, 12-15 June 2014

Call for Applications

This conference invites applications from postgraduate students in the history of education with an interest in the histories of educational spaces and discourses and new ways of working with images, artefacts and archives. Leading international historians of education will give lectures and offer advice concerning the research process, including publication strategies. There will be opportunities for students to discuss their dissertation projects with fellow doctoral candidates and receive comments from prominent scholars in the field.

This is the fifth conference in a series of successful events that started in Ghent in 2010 and was followed by meetings in Birmingham 2011, Lisbon 2012, and Hamburg 2013. The summer school is organised by the EERA Network 17, ‘Histories of Education’, and the Universities of Birmingham, Cambridge, Ghent and Umeå.

The conference is supported by the

• Paedagogica Historica Foundation

• History of Education Society, UK

• International Standing Conference for History of Education (ISCHE)

• European Educational Research Association (EERA)

• History and Education Group, Umeå University.

The conference language is English. Participation in the conference is free of charge. Accommodation and meals will be provided, but delegates will have to cover the cost for their travel to Umeå. The number of participants is limited to 30 students.

Application forms can be retrieved from the EERA website and should be sent Closing date for applications is 31 December 2013. Successful applicants will be notified in February 2014.

Local organisers:

Prof. Daniel Lindmark, Prof. Lars Elenius, Assoc. Prof. Anna Larsson, Dr Björn Norlin and Dr Henrik Åström Elmersjö