Seminars, Conferences and Inaugural Lectures in The School of Education

September 2014
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Symposium – Time for a Posthuman disability Studies? Room IC-127, Information Commons 24th September, 10.00am - 5.00pm If you would like more information, please contact Kirsty Liddiard k.liddiard@sheffield.ac.uk

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October 2014
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Women in Philosophy of Education

Curriculum Knowledge: reconstituting nationhood, citizenship, educational practice

University of Sheffield, School of Education 10th – 12th October, 2014

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

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Unpacking some myths of the Finnish success story of education

Professor Kristiina Brunila, University of  Helsinki

Room 8.02, School of Education 21st October, 2014, 12.15 - 1.30pm Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk if you plan to attend.

Staff Research Seminar

Developing videogames and play for hospitalised children

Professor Elizabeth Wood and Dr Dylan Yamada-Rice

Room 7.02, School of Education 28th October, 2014, 12.15pm - 1.30pm Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk if you plan to attend.

Centre for the Study of Literacies Seminar

Literacy, Social mobility and Reading for Pleasure: An evidence review

Room 7.02, School of Education October 29th, 2014 12.30 - 2.00pm

Please contact Professor Kate Pahl for details k.pahl@sheffield.ac.uk

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November 2014
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iHuman: This is what it means to be human …

Jessops West Exhibition Space, University of Sheffield 1st November 2014, 10.00am - 4.00pm If you would like more information, please contact Dan Goodley d.goodley@sheffield.ac.uk
Activism, Ambition, Action … and Austerity? Disabled Young People
Speak Out
Venue TBC (University of Sheffield) 5th November 2014, 10.00am - 4.00pm If you would like more information, please contact Kirsty Liddiard k.liddiard@sheffield.ac.uk

Centre for the Study of Literacies seminar

Disrupting the Instrumental for the Aesthetic

Jennifer Rowsell, Brock University, Canada

Cardboard dens and princess dresses: young children’s embodied learning and occupying space

Abi Hackett and Steve Pool

Room 7.02, School of Education 12th November 2014,
4.00 - 6.00 pm

Please contact Professor Kate Pahl for details k.pahl@sheffield.ac.uk

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Centre for the Study of Literacies seminar

#BlackStudentsDoWrite: Research on Race, Place, and Literacy with Black Youth

Room 7.02, School of Education 18th November, 2014

Please contact Professor Kate Pahl for details k.pahl@sheffield.ac.uk

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December 2014

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Re-reading teenagers' peer-writing on social networks through schooled learning

The University of Sheffield Postdoctoral researcher Beatriu de Pinos, Marie Curie Actions in Catalonia

Room 7.02, School of Education 10th December 2014, 12.30 - 2.00 pm.

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Please contact Professor Kate Pahl for details k.pahl@sheffield.ac.uk

Staff Research Seminar

The Construction of Hope

Dr Darren Webb

Room 7.02, School of Education 9th December 2014, 12.15 - 1.30 pm.

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

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January 2015
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Doctoral Assessment Issues: Confirmation Reviews and Vivas

Professor Pat Sikes (for School of Education Academic staff only)

Room 7.02, School of Education 28th January, 12.30 - 2.00 pm.
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February 2015
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The Local, National and Global in Higher Education

One day conference for Students and Researchers

Kenwood Hotel, Kenwood Road, Sheffield, S7 1NQ 13th February, 2015, 9.00 am - 4.30 pm.

For further information, please email Karen Kitchen: k.kitchen@sheffield.ac.uk

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Staff Research Seminar

Dr Ansgar Allen

Prospects for the educated nihilist: Cynicism, suicide and failure

Room 7.02, School of Education 24th February, 2015, 12.15 - 1.30 pm. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk if you plan to attend.

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March 2015
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Centre for the Study of Literacies seminar

Net Children Go Mobile

Giovanna Mascheroni, Catholic University of Milan

Room 8.07, School of Education Wednesday March 11th, 2015, 12.30- 2.00 pm.

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

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Theorising Dis/ability seminar

Professor Dan Goodley, Dr Kirsty Liddiard, Julia Daniels and Marek Mackiewicz

Room 6.04, School of Education Tuesday March 24th, 1.00  - 4.00 pm

All welcome

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Science education and the fall of lcarus

Speaker: Maurizio Toscano

University of Melbourne

Room 7.02, School of Education, University of Sheffield, 388 Glossop Road, S10 2JA Tuesday 31st March 2015, 4pm.

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 2015
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May 2015
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June 2015
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Third Research Student Conference (TRSC) ICOSS (Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Science), University of Sheffield 3rd -4th June

email  studentconferencesheffield@gmail.com

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Research Committee
Staff Research Seminar

Dr China Mills
"Ask your doctor about": Disciplines of the 'psy' and the 'symptoms' of poverty

Room 7.02, School of Education 9th June, 12.15-1.30pm

All are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth (l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk) if you would like to attend.

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Centre for the Study of Literacies

Children's belongings through artefacts, places, words: notes from a research project in Italy

Room 3.02, School of Education 23rd June, 12.30-2pm

All are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth (l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk) if you would like to attend.

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Centre for the Study of Literacies

International Literacy Conference

Resisting the Standard: Language, Literacy and Power

ICOSS, 219 Portobello, S1 4DP 26th - 27th June, 2015. Please contact Lindsey Farnsworth l.j.farnsworth@sheffield.ac.uk if you need further information.

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July 2015
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August 2015
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