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June 8, 2011 / David Bell

Workshop: Education and Social Change in the Americas

Nottingham Critical Pedagogy; The Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice, University of Nottingham; Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues; and the Centre for Education for Social Justice, Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln are hosting a workshop at the University of Nottingham from Thursday 30th June- Sunday 2nd July.

A timetable follows below; please email sara.motta[at]nottingham[dot]ac[dot]uk to register or for more details.

Education and Social Change in the Americas
University of Nottingham, Thursday 30th June-Saturday 2nd July 2011

Thursday 30th June

7pm: Professor Vanessa Andreotti, University of Oulu – Towards ethical internationalism / globalism: Engaging the (geo)political economy of knowledge production in development and global citizenship education

 Friday 1st July

9am – 9.30am: Registration and Coffee

 9.30am-11am: Lenin ValenciaInstitute of Social Studies, The Netherlands – Epistemic Independence Struggles: A comparative analysis of two indigenous universities in Peru and Ecuador and Tristan McCowan, Insitute of Education, University of London – Alternative Universities in Brazil: Is Radical Higher Education possible within the mainstream system?

 11am-11.30am: Coffee Break

 11.30am-1pm: Sara Motta, CSSGJ, University of Nottingham – Pedagogies of Resistance in Latin America: Speaking and thinking from the margins and Jonathon Mansell: CSSGJ, University of Nottingham – Literacy and Exteriority: Freirian ethics and the philosophy of Nuestra America

1pm – 2pm: Lunch Break

 2pm – 3.30pm: Sarah AmslerUniversity of Aston –Logics of Resistance in the UK Educational Struggles and Ivette Hernandez Santibañez, Institute of Education – Which education for which democracy: the case of the Penguins’ Revolution

3.30pm – 4pm: Coffee Break

4pm – 5.30pm: Jennifer MartinezCSSGJ, University of Nottingham – The pedagogical practices of the Comite de Tierra Urbana, Venezuela and Ana Margarida Esteves, Brown University – Solidarity Economy as a pedagogical practice: An ethnographic analysis of its formal and informal aspects in the Cooperative Network of Women Entrepreneurs of Rio de Janeiro (CNWE)

Evening meal in Central Nottingham (venue to be confirmed)

Saturday, July 2nd

9am-9.30am: Coffee

 9.30am – 11am: Norma Lucia Bermudez, Centro de Estudios de Genero, Mujer y Sociedad de la Universidad del Valle – Systemisation of the expericna of the Political School of Mujeres Pazificas- an experince of popular education based around feminismo and non-violence  (SISTEMATIZACIÓN DE LA ESCUELA POLÍTICA DE MUJERES PAZÍFICAS, UNA EXPERIENCIA DE EDUCACIÓN POPULAR EN CLAVE DE FEMINISMOS Y NOVIOLENCIA) and Glory Rigueros Saavedra, Rebels and Heroines – Women Teachers of Colombia

11am – 11.30am: Coffee Break

11.30 – 1pm: Mike Cole, Centre for Education for Social Justice, Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln – Constructing Twenty-first century Socialism in Venezuela: The Role of Education and Tom Hansen, – Critical Pedagogy and Community Organising: The Case of the Centro Autonomo de Albany ParK (APAC)

1pm – 2pm: Lunch break

 2pm – 3.30pm: Angela Martinez, US Teaching Artist- Youthful Creative Expression as Radical Expression and Joel Linares, Venezuelan community activist – Education for Liberation: liberatory  Education in the Bolivarian Revolution (EDUCAR PARA LA LIBERTAD, la educación liberadora en la Revolución Bolivariana)

3.30 pm – 4pm: Ways forward for further collaboration

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