Seminars, Conferences and Inaugural Lectures in The School of Education

July 2013
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Post multiculturalism?: Valuing diversity in research and practice ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP. 12th July, 10.00am - 3.15pm. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk

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June 2013
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School of Education
1st Research Students' Conference
ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP. 3-4 June, 2013

For further information please contact Maram Almansour
m.almansour@shef.ac.uk

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Staff Research Seminar

Dr Vassiliki Papatsiba

From ideal to imperative: changing perceptions, discourses and practice of academic collaboration

Room 7.02, The School of Education, 388 Glossop Road 11th June, 12.15pm - 2.00pm Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth: l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk if you plan to attend
Everyday Language, Everyday Literacies Conference 28-29 June 2013

For further information please contact newliteracies@sheffield.ac.uk

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For further details, please go to our conference website

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May 2013
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To mould or to bring out? Human nature, Anthropology and Education

Dr Marianna Papastephanou

ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP. 8th May, 5.00pm.

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk

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April 2013
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Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth

One Day Postgraduate Seminar with Presentations

Keynote Speaker: Karen Wells, Birkbeck College, University of London

ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 11th April, 9.30pm - 5.00pm Please contact Dawn Lessels to book a place, d.j.lessels@sheffield.ac.uk

‘With these problems, what tools will I have to learn to use?’ Learning and teaching utopian thinking for the construction of a next century

Professor Fatima Vieira, University of Porto

ICOSS Conference Room,
219 Portobello, S1 4DP.
17th April, 5.00pm - 7.30pm

For further details please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk

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March 2013
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Beyond the Neoliberal University

Professor Wendy Larner, University of Bristol

ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 6th March, 5.30pm.

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place

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The marketisation and therapisation of education and guidance for ‘at risk’ youth in Finland: a critical evaluation of implications for policy and practice.

Visiting research fellow, Dr Kristiina Brunila, University of Helsinki

ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 13th March, 2.00pm - 4.00pm.

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth if you would like to attend l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk

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Centre for the Study of Literacies seminar

Metamorphosis Hurts: The Tensions of Literacy, Identity, and Agency

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Bronwyn T. Williams, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Room 7.02, The School of Education, 388 Glossop Road 14th March, 12.15pm - 2.00pm

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth if you would like to attend l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk

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Centre for the Study of Children, Families and Learning Communities and Critical Psychology and Equity Studies in Education

Problem Behaviour: Exploring the construction of childhood distress

ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP. 22nd March, 9.45am - 3.30pm.

For further information, please contact Felicity Gilligan F.R.Gilligan@sheffield.ac.uk

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February 2013
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Inaugural Research Meeting, Disability Studies at the University of Sheffield ICOSS Conference Room, S1 4DP 13th February, 1.00pm - 3.00pm All welcome, bring your own lunch!
'It's kind of disturbing that our research is judged as unethical': Seeking critical situational research ethics. Professor Pat Sikes, School of Education Room 7.02, Education Building, 388 Glossop Road 19th February, 12.15 - 1.30 pm. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place. Download a seminar poster

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January 2013
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North of England Education Conference Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield S1 1WB 16th - 18th January. Full programme details available on the website: https://registration.livegroup.co.uk/neec2013/ If you require further information, please contact Karen Kitchen k.kitchen@sheffield.ac.uk
Governing Education: School inspection in austere times Professor John Clarke, Open University Professor John Clarke Interviewed by Dr Ansgar Allen ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 23rd January, 5.00pm. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place Download a seminar poster
‘I wonder why our dog has been so naughty’: Seeing things differently from the perspective of play.

Professor Elizabeth Wood, School of Education
ICOSS, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 24th January 2.00 - 5.00pm Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place Download a seminar poster

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December 2012
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Centre for the Study of Higher Education Seminar

Skills for the 21st century?
The strategic benefits of peer-learning for the university, students and society

Dr Jacques van der Meer, Associate Dean (Academic) College of Education, University of Otago (New Zealand)

ICOSS Conference Room, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 10th December, 2.00–4.00pm

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place

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November 2012
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Against empiricism: interpretation in educational research

Professor Richard Smith, Durham University

Room 1.02, Education Building, 388 Glossop Road 7th November 2012, 5.00pm

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk  to book a place

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Conference: Playing, Growing and Learning in the Earliest Years,
Professor Cathy Nutbrown
ICOSS, 219 Portobello,
S1 4DP
17th November 2012, 9.30am to 12.30pm

For further details please contact Lorraine Roe jecr@sheffield.ac.uk

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The Centre for the Study of Literacies seminar

Andrey Rosowsky, The University of Sheffield

Room 7.02, Education Building, 388 Glossop Road 21st November, 12.15-2.00pm

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk to book a place

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October 2012

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Venue Date Information / Contact

Understanding the Shaping Effect of Multilingual
Ecologies on Children’s Language Awareness

Dr Rahat Naqvi, University of Calgary, Alberta & University of Toronto

Room 7.02, Education Building, 388 Glossop Road 16th October 12.30am – 2:00pm

Further information from: newliteracies@sheffield.ac.uk

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Narrative Inquiry in Research and Professional Practice

Room 8.10, Education Building, 388 Glossop Road 19th October 9:45am – 2:30pm

Places are limited, if you wish to attend please contact Felicity Gilligan: F.R.Gilligan@sheffield.ac.uk

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Staff Research Seminar: Digital Futures in Teacher Education

Mick Connell, Julia Davies and Jackie Marsh

Room 7.02, Education Building, 388 Glossop Road 23rd October 12.15pm - 1.30pm

Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth if you plan to attend: l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk

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