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Hegemony and education under neoliberalism: Insights from Gramsci

Début : Mar 28, 2017 4:15:00 PM
Fin : Mar 28, 2017 5:45:00 PM

Based on a holistic exposition and appraisal of Antonio Gramsci's writings relevant to education in neoliberal times, this talk, rather than simply applying Gramsci's concepts to education, argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre.

Tangible Memories: community in care through storytelling

Début : Apr 5, 2017 12:30:00 PM
Fin : Apr 5, 2017 1:30:00 PM

The digital transformations of the last few decades are leaving behind many older adults who, for reasons ranging from accessibility issues to work biographies to personal preference, are less likely to engage with digital technologies.

Understanding professional working and learning for innovation in the healthcare sector

Début : Apr 11, 2017 4:15:00 PM
Fin : Apr 11, 2017 5:45:00 PM

Based on a single case study of the development of an innovative healthcare service for homeless people, this seminar explores how taking up a ‘cause’ (the cause of the homeless) can drive an emergent learning and innovation process, resulting in a radical reconceptualisation of homeless healthcare.

Identity and upbringing in South Asian Muslim families

Début : Apr 25, 2017 4:15:00 PM
Fin : Apr 25, 2017 6:00:00 PM

What is it like to grow up as a South Asian British Muslim today? What are the experiences of South Asian Muslim parents bringing up their children in contemporary Britain?

Everyday bordering as a new citizenship duty

Début : May 8, 2017 4:00:00 PM
Fin : May 8, 2017 5:30:00 PM

In this paper Professor Nira Yuval-Davis (University of East London) discusses the construction of unpaid/untrained border guarding as a new everyday citizenship duty.