Sarah Burton on ‘Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects: The Riots One Year On’

A Conference Report for GEA
Recently I had the pleasure of attending Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects:The London Riots one year on. The riots in August 2012 came just as I was preparing to begin my teacher training; I was fascinated by the reporting of the disturbance and violence as emanating from a disenfranchised, feral youth, [...]

Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects: The Riots One Year On

A Conference Report for GEA
Over the past year, academics have brought critical perspectives to bear on the complex causes and consequences of the English riots of 2011. Important questions have been raised about the relationship between the riots and the increasingly hostile conditions of neolib
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Professor Becky Francis – Gender and Social Justice in Education: Current Issues and Future Agendas

[ October 27, 2011; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Thursday 27th October 2011

Lancaster University

4.30-6pm followed by a drinks reception

Sponsored by GEA and the Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University

Various injurious effects of schooling have been documented in the literature over the years, leading some theorists to characterise schooling as damaging. Professor Francis will consider some of the [...]

Report on the Conference: Care Work in Focus: The Changing Nature of Care Work in Sectors

The conference, held on 19th July at Lancaster University (9.00-6.00) was attended by over 54 people, 16 speakers and 38 paying delegates. It was sponsored by the Centre for Gender & Women’s Studies, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University as well as the [...]

Happy Talk

On Friday 16th OCTOBER 2009, thanks to funding from GEA, Jocey Quinn (London Metropolitan University) and Christina Hughes (University of Warwick) were able to hold a day seminar at Goldsmiths, University of London, on the theme of ‘Happy Talk: researching learning and pleasure’. Around thirty people attended from a range of institutions, including PhD students, and [...]