BSA Citizenship Study Group Event: Citizenship and Education Programme

Citizenship and Education
Bournemouth
Tuesday 3rd November 2015
Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus

This event is designed to explore the ways in which citizenship has become intertwined with formal and informal education. It aimed to generate discussion about the concept of citizenship in educational systems in the UK and internationally. The day is organised around a series of keynote talks and oral paper presentations that will allow for the exchange of ideas and experiences. You can view all abstracts on the blog (https://bsacitizenship.wordpress.com/2015/09/03/citizenship-and-education-event-programme/).

Keynote speakers include:

Prof. David James (Cardiff University)‘Bringing the local knowledge back in? Contrasting citizenships in urban schooling’

Dr Bridget Byrne (University of Manchester) ‘What is the Britishness in ‘British values’ and the citizenship process?’

Prof. Jonathan Parker (Bournemouth University) Students and Prevent: Implications for citizenship

Programme:

9.00-9.30 Registration and Refreshments

9.30-9.45 Welcome: Professor Jonathan Parker (Bournemouth University) Introduction and welcome to the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Welcome to the Study Group; Dr Mastoureh Fathi (Bournemouth University) and Dr Kristoffer Halvorsrud (Knowledge Centre for Education)

9.45-10.45 Keynote: Dr Bridget Byrne (University of Manchester) ‘What is the Britishness in ‘British values’ and the citizenship process?’

10.45-11.00 Refreshment break

11.00-13.00 Paper Session (5 papers 15 minutes each with 10 minutes question)

Policy and Politics Panel: Citizenship and Neo-Liberalism

Professor. Jonathan Parker (Bournemouth University) Students and Prevent: Implications for citizenship

Dr Lee Jerome (Middlesex University): England’s Citizenship Education Experiment: The First Ten Years

Rachel Lewis (University of Warwick): Testing Life in the UK, producing the desirable, neo-liberal subject

Dr Anisa Mustafa (University of Nottingham): Active citizenship and modes of resistance in the cultural politics of young adult British Muslims

Dr Nick Stevenson (University of Nottingham): Education, Democracy and its Alternatives: The Commons and the New Left

13.00-14-00 Lunch

14-00-15.15 Parallel Paper Session (3 papers 15 minutes each with 10 minutes question)

Comparative Contexts

Prof Trond Solhaug (Norwegian University of Science and Technology): Citizenship, diversity and antecedents of intercultural empathy among Norwegian pupils

Dr Shinichi Aizawa (Chukyo University): Citizenship, Social Problems, and Schooling in Japan

Caitríona Fitzgerald (Maynooth: ‘Citizen Child; Hothouse Flower or Hardy Perennial? An exploration of contemporary debates about 21st century children’s ‘lived’ citizenship framed within the context of Irish and Swedish educational policy’

“Britishness” and Faith

Céline Benoit (Aston University): The role of secular state schools in the promotion of a White Christian sense of Britishness

Iftikhar Ahmad (London School of Islamics Trust): Muslims faiths schools and the curriculum

Iro Konstantinou (University of Warwick):‘Promoting British values in an English, white, middle class context’

15.15-15.30 Refreshment Break

15.30-16.45 Parallel Paper Session (3 papers 15 minutes each with 10 minutes question)

Faith and “Cohesion”

Donna Crossland (University of Kent): A rhetoric of social cohesion, tolerance and civility: A good lessen to learn?

Rachael Shillitoe (Institute of Education, University of Worcester): ‘Doing Good’: Understanding values and morality in collective worship

Shiva Zarabadi: ‘Crossing borders, changing faiths and the new organization of self and society’, The experiences of migrant Iranian converts to Christianity in the UK

Policy Processes and Relations

Dr Martin Myers (The Open University): Mobility, Citizens and Education: Are Gypsies supposed to be citizens?

Dr Kristoffer Halvorsrud (Knowledge Centre for Education, The Research Council of Norway): Student ‘Dropout’ in Upper Secondary Education: A Challenge to the Norwegian ‘Welfare State’?

Dr Tamsin Hinton-Smith (University of Sussex): Roma women in European Higher Education: Exploring Tensions of Individual and Shared Responsibility in Policy and Experience

16.45-17.00 Refreshment Break

17.00-18.00 Keynote: Professor David James (Cardiff University) ‘Bringing the local knowledge back in? Contrasting citizenships in urban schooling’

18.00-18.05 Closing remarks and goodbye

2ndNovember 2015: Conference dinner at Bournemouth Hotel Miramar at 8 pm. All welcome but registration is required (three course meal at £30 per person, payable on the night). Please RSVP to Mastoureh Fathi by 28th October:Mfathi@bournemouth.ac.uk

If you wish to attend the conference on the 3rd and have not registered yet please visit British Sociological Association events page: http://portal.britsoc.co.uk/public/event/events.aspx

There are a limited number of free places. Please get in touch with Mastoureh Fathi if you would like to be considered for a free place.


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