Marxism and Education Conference in London

Paul Flewers hatchet.job at virgin.net
Mon Sep 2 14:12:57 MDT 2002


List members in the UK may be interested in this.

Paul F

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MARXISM AND EDUCATION: RENEWING DIALOGUES -- A DAY SEMINAR

Tuesday 22nd October 2002
9.30 - 5.00, Room 642
School of Education Foundations & Policy Studies
University of London
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
20 Bedford Way, London WC1

9.30 - 10.00: Registration

10.00 - 10.30: Introduction - Tony Green (University of London, Institute of
Education) and Glenn Rikowski (University College Northampton)
Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues

10.30 - 10.45: Participants introduce themselves

10.45 - 11.15: Shahrzad Mojab and Rachel Gorman (OISE/University of Toronto)
Lifelong Learning in Theory and in Practice: Using the dialectical method to
locate the learner

11.15 - 11.45: Les Levidow (Open University)
Marketizing Higher Education: Neoliberal Strategies and Counter-Strategies

11.45 - 12.15: Helen Colley (University of Leeds)
Myths of Mentoring: developing a Marxist-Feminist critique

12.15 - 12.45: Amir Hassanpour (Department of Near and Middle East
Civilizations, University of Toronto), The Myth of 'Semiotic Democracy':
Postmodernism and the Dynamics of Reproduction

12.45 - 1.45: LUNCH

1.45 - 2.30: Elizabeth Atkinson (University of Sunderland) / Mike Cole
(University of Brighton), "Might it be in the practice that it fails to
succeed?"
A dialogue between a Postmodern Educational Thinker and a Marxist
Educational Theorist

2.30 - 3.00: Rob Willmott (University of Bath)
The Commodification of Teacher Training

3.00 - 3.30: Paula Allman (Honorary Research Fellow, University of
Nottingham)
The Making and the Meaning of Humanization

3.30 - 3.45: BREAK

3.45 - 5.00: PLENARY - OPEN DISCUSSION

The Seminar is free, but places are limited.

To reserve a place, please contact Glenn Rikowski at: rikowski at tiscali.co.uk


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