Ester McGeeney on ‘Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects: The Riots One Year On’

A Conference Report for GEA
At the end of last month I started my week with a colleague from Sussex University, a few of our new masters students and a trip to the CLF theatre in Peckham Rye. We were there to watch The Girls – a play based on the lives of the four young […]

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David Maguire on ‘Collisions, Coalitions and Riotous Subjects: The Riots One Year On’

A Conference Report for GEA
The working title for my research is: ‘Learning to Serve Time: troubling Spaces of Working Class Masculinity in the U.K’. It aims to explore, through the in-depth study of a group of young adult prisoners, the ways in which the construction of a particular version(s) of masculinity operate as a factor […]

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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, […]

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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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Modern Girlhoods: A GEA Seedcorn Event

‘Great papers, lots of interesting people and plenty of opportunity for important dialogue’
‘I was totally blown away by Wednesday. Best conference I’ve ever been to, especially the way that the conversations just got more and more interesting as the day went on’
The 8th February 2012 saw another exciting GEA seedcorn event on the theme of […]

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Modern Girlhoods: Growing up in the 21st Century

Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Wednesday 8th February 2012
10.30-5pm

The Gender & Education Association with the Centre of Youth Work Studies and the Educational Department at Brunel University, and the British Sociological Association’s Youth Study Group are holding a 1 day seminar on Modern Girlhoods on 8th February 2012.
Recent years have seen a growing interest in the social […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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