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Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues

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 - Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues
Tony Green (University of London, Institute of Education) and Glenn Rikowski (University College Northampton)
10.30 - 10.45 Participants introduce themselves
10.45 - 11.15 Lifelong Learning in Theory and in Practice: Using the dialectical method to locate the learner
Shahrzad Mojab and Rachel Gorman (OISE/University of Toronto)
11.15 - 11.45 Marketizing Higher Education: Neoliberal Strategies and Counter-Strategies
Les Levidow (Open University)
11.45 - 12.15 Myths of Mentoring: developing a Marxist-Feminist critique
Helen Colley (University of Leeds)
12.15 - 12.45 The Myth of 'Semiotic Democracy': Postmodernism and the Dynamics of Reproduction
Amir Hassanpour (Department of Near and Middle East Civilizations, University of Toronto)
12.45 - 1.45 LUNCH
1.45 - 2.30 "Might it be in the practice that it fails to succeed?" A dialogue between a Postmodern Educational Thinker and a Marxist Educational Theorist
Elizabeth Atkinson (University of Sunderland) / Mike Cole (University of Brighton)
2.30 - 3.00 The Commodification of Teacher Training
Rob Willmott (University of Bath)
3.00 - 3.30 The Making and the Meaning of Humanization
Paula Allman (Honorary Research Fellow, University of Nottingham)
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@tiscali.co.uk