”Equality, Equity and Justice in Education – Discourses and Realities”
EDUCATION, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, ESC XVI – CONFERENCE
Friday 23rd of May 2014, 9 am – 8 pm
Siltavuorenpenger 5A, University of Helsinki,
Faculty of Behavioural Sciences
The Centre for Sociology of Education, University of Helsinki and the Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through Education in the Nordic Countries’ invites researchers, teachers and students interested in sociological and cultural studies of education to the annual ESC-conference. The theme of 16th ESC-conference is ”Equality, Equity and Justice in Education – Discourses and Realities”.
Participants are encouraged to present their own research, but are also welcome to participate without presenting. The conference offers a unique opportunity for people to meet and discuss their research in a positive atmosphere.
This year we are honoured to have three excellent keynote speakers; Professor Sally Power, University of Cardiff, Doctoral Student Sonja Kosunen, Research Unit on New Politics, Governance and Interaction in Education, University of Helsinki and Senior Researcher Sirkku Kupiainen, Centre for Educational Assessment, University of Helsinki.
Participants interested in presenting their research are kindly asked to submit an abstract (max 2000 characters) in advance. Abstract can be written in English, Finnish or Swedish. Please register and submit your abstract via this e-form.
Registration is required also for those who are not presenting a paper, via the same e-form.
All events will be held at Minerva Square, Floor K2, Siltavuorenpenger 5A, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki.
The conference is free of charge and open to the general public. Abstract submission and registration closes May 9th, 2014.
More information about the conference and tentative program is available at the ESC- website or directly from the organizers Laura Soisalo (laura.soisalo(a)helsinki.fi) and Aarno Kauppila (aarno.kauppila(a)helsinki.fi)