Seminars, Conferences and Inaugural Lectures in The School of Education

February 2018
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Centre for Critical Psychology and Education Presentation:

Global mental health and therapeutic assemblages: concepts, controversy and necessary tensions

The University of Sheffield
Room tbc.
Sheffield

Mon, 12 Feb 2018, 10:00 –
Tue, 13 Feb 2018, 17:00 GMT
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November 2017
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Centre for Critical Psychology and Education Presentation:

Re-storying Vulnerability Project Group: ‘A safe place to stand, a safe place to speak’: Voice and agency in educational contexts.

9 Mappin St, School of Economics and Journalism, University of Sheffield

17th November 2017, 10 am-15.30. We have 40 places available for this event so please contact me (p.fogg@sheffield.ac.uk) if you would like to book a place. The event is free, and open to all who are interested.

Centre for Critical Psychology and Education Presentation:

Symposium: Storying the human

ICOSS Conference room, University of Sheffield 14th November, 10am - 15.45 All welcome: free event. 

Festival of Social Science Event:

Dr. Kirsty Liddiard - Bring On The Biscuits: Celebrating The Diversity Of The Human Mind

Creative Lounge,
The Showroom Workstation,
15 Paternoster Row,
Sheffield
S1 2BX
7th November, 18.00 - 19.30

All welcome: free event.

March 2017
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Book Launch:

'Masculinity and Science in Britain, 1831-1918' by Dr Heather Ellis

Student Union View Room 5, University of Sheffield 8th March, 1pm All welcome: free event. 

History of Education Seminar:

Professor Stuart Jones, Universities, Endowments, and the Burdens of the Past

Room 7.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield 17th March, 12pm

All welcome: free event.

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April 2017
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Centre for the Study of Literacies Seminar:

Pal Aarsand, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Making distinctions and contrasts: Visual literacy practices in early education and care

Room 3.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield 25th April, 12.15 - 2pm All welcome: free event. Email newliteracies@sheffield.ac.uk

Centre for the Study of Higher Education Open Seminar:

Something Will Crack: Pragmatism, Democracy and Higher Education

Dr Josh Forstenzer, University of Sheffield

Student Union View Room 6, University of Sheffield 26th April, 1 - 2pm

All welcome: free event.

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May 2017
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History of Education Seminar:

Dr Charlotte Lerg

Room 7.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield 3rd May, 12pm All welcome: free event.
Heavenly Acts IV

Aspects of Performance through an interdisciplinary lens

An International Symposium

The University of Sheffield

The Heritage Room, Medical School

Monday May 8th 10am – 5pm and Tuesday May 9th 10am - 4.30pm, 2017 Download flyer. For further information, please email Andrey Rosowsky.

Centre for Critical Psychology and Education Research Day.
Themes: “Mental Health/ Non-academic Partnerships”

Keynote speaker: Professor Brendan Stone

Room 3.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield

Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 9.30am - 4pm

Open to staff and students of the Centre for Critical Psychology and Education (CCPE). Please register your attendance by emailing Sarah Gibson at: smgibson1@sheffield.ac.uk
before 2nd May.

Book Launch: Kontopodis, M. (2016) Facing Poverty and Marginalisation: Fifty Years of Critical Research in Brazil (ed with Magalhaes & Coracini).

Refreshments will be provided.

Room 3.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield.

Tuesday 23rd May 2017, 4.15pm-6.00pm.

Open to all.

Please register your attendance by emailing smgibson1@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of Education research seminar on behalf of DSN and SIID DDI

The blurred line of digital-social inclusion in
real world practice

James Hart, Tom French & Alice Mathers, Good Things Foundation

ICOSS Conference Room Thursday 25th May, 12 - 1pm (refreshments 11.30 am) For further information, please email Dr Caroline Hart, c.hart@sheffield.ac.uk

History of Education Seminar:

Dr Cathy Burke

Room 7.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield 26th May, 12pm

All welcome: free event.

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June 2017
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History of Education Seminar:

Dr Chris Stray

Room 7.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield 14th June, 12pm All welcome: free event.

Centre for the Study of Higher Education Open Seminar:

What knowledge practices underpin ‘impactful’ academic research in the field of Higher Education? Dr Vassiliki Papatsiba and Eliel Cohen (University of Sheffield)

Student Union View Room 6, University of Sheffield 28th June, 1pm

All welcome: free event.


Recent Events

September 2016
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The Imagine project presents:

Talking Through Culture- a conversation with Francois Matarraso (Regular Marvels), Kim Streets (Museums Sheffield), and Professor Paul Ward and Mariam Shah (Imagine project).

Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield 6th September, 6.00 - 7.00pm Please register here by Friday 26 August 2016. Please note, registration is on a first come first served basis.

Festival of the Mind presents:

Co-producing Utopia: Hope in the City- a public debate panel chaired by Professor Kate Pahl

Festival of the Mind Speigeltent, Barkers Pool 15th September, 4:30 - 6:00pm More information can be found on the Festival of the Mind website.
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October 2016
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Higher Education Policy Network Meeting:

Peter Scott: 'Reforming English Higher Education: all change or business as usual?'

Inox Suites, Level 5, Students’ Union Building 3rd October, 4:00pm

More information can be found here.

To join the HEPN mailing list, please e-mail angela.davison@sheffield.ac.uk

Literacy Social:

Come and meet members of the Centre for the Study of Literacies!

School of Education, Room 8.07 11th October, 4:00 - 6:00pm

Download the poster here.

All welcome: for more information, email samantha.fielding@sheffield.ac.uk

Dr Alison Howell:

The Politics of Psychometrics: Racism, Science and War from WWI Intelligence Testing to Post-9/11 Resilience

Hosted by the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) and the Centre for Critical Psychology and Education

​Elmfield Building, Department of Politics, Meeting Room 109​ 17th October, 4 - 5:30pm Before the talk, from 3-4pm Dr Howell will be available in Meeting Room 109 for an informal discussion with interested students and researchers who may want to share their ideas.

School of Education Research Seminar

Gary McCulloch: 'Networks of knowledge: Social histories of educational studies and research'

Bartolomé House, Room ELG08 18th October, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Free to attend.

Register for the seminar here.

NQT/RQT Conference: Meeting the Needs of All Learners

This conference will give delegates the opportunity to develop their skills in meeting the needs of all learners in their classrooms.

With workshops focusing on:

  • Stretching the more able
  • Dealing with challenging pastoral questions
  • Supporting learners with autism
  • Advanced behaviour management strategies
School of Education 19th October, 2:00 - 5:00pm

Registration is now open: book your place here.

Costing just £40, this conference is a must for anyone in their early years of teaching. 

Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education Seminar Series

Dr Frances Atherton, University of Chester:

'Young children pursuing their schemas in an early years setting'

School of Education, Room 7.02 20th October, 1:30pm

All welcome.

Download the poster here.

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November 2016
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FIXED: film screening and discussion

The screening will include discussion centred on our key provocation in the iHuman: What does it mean to be human in the 21st century?

Sheffield Students' Union 5 November, 11:00am - 2:00pm More information can be found here.

Disability on Screen

Come and join in the discussion with an exciting panel of speakers including Dr Kirsty Liddiard and Professor Dan Goodley.

Sheffield Students' Union, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 8th November, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Free to attend.

Book tickets here

Centre for the Study of Higher Education Research Seminar:

Dr Stephen Hunt, 'Recent Developments in For-profit Higher Education in the US: Implications for England'

University of Sheffield Students' Union, View Room 6 9th November, 1:00 - 2:00pm All welcome
Please register your attendance by emailing Karen Kitchen at K.Kitchen@sheffield.ac.uk

Centre for the Study of Literacies Seminar:

Nathan Fisk, London School of Economics: 'Hacking Pedagogy'

School of Education, Room 7.02 15th November, 12:30 - 2:00pm

Free to attend.

Reserve your place here.

Desiring Disability

School of Education, Room 8.07 23rd November, 12:00 - 5:00pm View the poster here.

Centre for Research in Early Childhood Education Seminar:

Dr Hanna Sauerborn, University Freiburg: ‘From Oracy to Literacy’,

School of Education, Room 7.02 23rd November, 12:30 - 2:00pm

All welcome. 

Reserve your place here.

Centre of Global Higher Education presents:

Professor James Wilsdon, 'Responsible Metrics'

ICOSS, Conference Room 24th November, 12:30 - 2:00pm

Free to attend.

Reserve your place here.

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December 2016
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Centre for the Study of Literacies Open Seminar

'Young People’s Understandings of Everyday Health Information'

Three interlined talks, presenting research from the University of Oulu, Finland

School of Education, Room 7.02 13th December, 12:30 - 2:00pm All welcome: free event.
Reserve your place here.

Centre for the Study of Higher Education Open Seminar

Zoe Baker, ‘Underrepresented FE students’ HE perceptions, decisions and choices: Recommendations for the future of Widening Participation’

Student Union View Room 6 14th December, 1:00 - 2:00pm All welcome: free event.

Centre for the Study of Literacies Open Seminar

Guy Merchant: 'Imagining worlds: from virtual learning to virtual play'

School of Education, Room 7.02 20th December, 12:30 - 2:00pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.

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January 2017
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School of Education Research Seminar

Professor Kate Pahl: 'Co-Producing Literacies'

School of Education, Room 8.08 17 January, 12:15pm All welcome: free event.
Reserve your place here.

WRDTC Webinar

'Getting Published': Professor Chris Kyriacou, Department of Education, University of York

School of Education, Room 6.04 20 January, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Download the Poster here.

Please email edu-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk to book.

History of Education Research Seminar

Professor Stephanie Spencer: ‘Makers’ not ‘authors’ of books: Interpreting the school story in history of education

School of Education, Room 7.02 20 January, 12.00 - 2:00pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.

CSHE Open Seminar

'Metaphorically speaking: insights into tensions in undergraduate education at an English university': Dr Deanna Meth, University of Sheffield

Sheffield Students' Union, View Room 4 25 January, 1.00pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.

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February 2017
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Centre for the Study of Literacies Open Seminar

'Bourdieu, Language and Ethnography'

Michael Grenfell, University of Southampton

School of Education, Room 8.08 14 February, 12.30 - 2.00pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.

History of Education Research Seminar

‘Adult education history in Britain: past, present and future’

Dr Mark Freeman, UCL

School of Education, Room 7.02 15 February, 12.00 - 2.00pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.

Centre for the Study of Literacies Open Seminar

'Speak for Yourself: Community voices, archives and cultural Institutions'

Simon Popple

School of Education, Room 7.02 22 February, 12.30 - 2.00pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.

School of Education Research Seminar

'Learning and Development in the Early Years Foundation Stage: a Critical Analysis of some Messy Constructs'

Professor Elizabeth Wood

School of Education, Room 7.02 28th February, 12:15pm

All welcome: free event.

Reserve your place here.