Researching Histories of Educational Spaces, Discourses and Sources
International Histories of Education Summer School, Luxembourg 18-20 June 2015

In collaboration with the Paedagogica Historica Foundation, the European Educational Research Association (EERA), the History of Education Society UK and the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE) the University of Luxembourg hosted the 6th Annual International Histories of Education Summer School on Researching Histories of Educational Spaces, Discourses and Sources for postgraduate students in the History of Education. Local main organiser was Karin Priem. The Summer School started with a social event on 18 June 2015 at Campus Walferdange and then was continued at the Abbaye Neumünster, 19-20 June 2015. The 24 international participants represented a broad range of nations (Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Ukraine) and academic disciplines. Central themes of the conference were the history of childhood and child-care, material and visual cultures of the classroom, curriculum studies, citizenship education, diversity in education and educational technologies. Leading international historians of education like Cathy Burke (University of Cambridge, UK), Inés Dussel (DIE/CINVESTAV, Mexico), Ian Grosvenor (University of Birmingham, UK), Karin Priem (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg) Siân Roberts (University of Birmingham, UK), and Angelo Van Gorp (Ghent University, Belgium) were invited tutors.

Contact

Angelo Van Gorp (angelo.vangorp@ugent.be) for formal queries, e.g. regarding application, eligibility criteria.

For practical queries (e.g., regarding travel, venue, meals, accompanying persons):
Fabio Pruneri (pruneri@uniss.it) or
Luisa Pandolfi (lupandolfi@uniss.it)

Dates and Deadlines

Application deadline: 31 Dec. 2016
Information on acceptance: Feb. 2017
Course dates: 8 - 11 June 2017
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Supporters and Organizers

The conference is supported by the

  • Stichting Paedagogica Historica
  • History of Education Society, UK
  • European Educational Research Association (EERA)
  • International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE)
  • Dipartimento di Storia, Scienze dell'Uomo e della Formazione, University of Sassari