Space, place and social justice in education

Friday 13th July 2012

One day international seminar
Education and Social Research Institute
Didsbury Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
9.00am (for 9.15am) to 4.45pm

Project Co-ordinator: Geoff Bright (ESRI, MMU)
Seminar Co-convener: Sue Bermingham (ESRI, MMU)

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This international seminar (jointly sponsored by the Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI) at Manchester Metropolitan University, the European Education Research Association (EERA), the British Education Research Association (BERA) and the journal Ethnography and Education), aims to achieve a broad discussion of questions of space, place and social justice in education. Those attending will have an opportunity to hear two internationally acclaimed keynote speakers and selected contributions from around forty international participants presented in a variety of strands.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Valerie Walkerdine, Cardiff University.
  • Professor Danny Dorling, Professor of Human Geography, University of Sheffield.
  • Plus: link to plenary respondent: Professor Jan Nespor - Ohio State University

Standard delegate fee: 110; Student fee: 90 (both inclusive of lunch and refreshments).

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To listen to a radio interview made at the European Conference of Education Research 2011 in Berlin, where Geoff Bright discusses the seminar, please click here.

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