Researching Histories of European Educational Spaces, Discourses and Sources

University of Birmingham, UK, 9 - 12 June 2011

This conference is for postgraduate history of education researchers registered at European universities and post-doctoral historians of education who are interested in the histories of European educational spaces and discourses and new ways of working with images, artefacts and archives. Leading international historians of education will offer advice about the research process, including publication, and there will be opportunities for students to discuss their research topics and to network.

This conference follows on from the very successful summer school held in Ghent in 2010. It is again supported by the European Educational Research Association, the Paedagogica Historica Foundation and the International Standing Conference for History of Education (ISCHE). Additional support this year is offered by the journal Educational Review. The event is organised by EERA Network 17 ‘Histories of Education’ and the Universities of Birmingham, Cambridge, Leuven and Oxford.

How to apply

The conference is free. Students will only have to cover the cost of their travel to Birmingham.

Places are limited to 25 students. In order to apply, please fill in the application form and submit it together with a letter of your supervisor.

Closing date for applications is 31 December 2010.

All applications need to be sent to: summerschool-birmingham@eera.eu

Successful applicants will be notified in February 2011.

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In 2010, EERA Network 17, Histories of Education, held its first Summer School at the University of Ghent. 25 participants from across Europe attended the event, which was held from 10-13 June 2010.

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Important Dates

Application deadline 31 December 2010
Information on Acceptance February 2011
Summer School 9 - 12 June 2011

Last Year's Summer School

In 2010, EERA Network 17, Histories of Education, held its first Summer School at the University of Ghent. 25 participants from across Europe attended the event, which was held from 10-13 June 2010.

Read more