Hi everyone on the GERIF-mailing list!
Next year 6-8.5.2020 a three-day conference on "Curriculums for Social Justice"
will be held at the Åbo Akademi campus in Vaasa (Faculty of Education and Welfare
The topic of the seminar is in many ways related to global education research. I'm on
the organizing committee myself and behalf of the committee I wish you all warmly welcome
to participate. Below, you'll find a description of the conference. You can also check
out our webpage: http://blogs2.abo.fi/minorityseminar2020/
and the attached Call for
Have a nice midsummer everyone!
Call for Papers: Minority Seminar 2020: Curriculums for Social Justice May 6-8, 2020 at
Åbo Akademi University, Vaasa, Finland
The minority research profile at Åbo Akademi University invites you to its fifth annual
seminar that will take place in Vaasa, Finland from May 6th to 8th, 2020. The 2020 theme
is “Curriculums for Social Justice” with the aim to collectively discuss how to develop
justice-oriented pedagogies. With permeating signs of racism, harassment and violence, as
well as increasing social inequalities both locally and globally, there is a need to
reflect on the role of education in relation to social justice.
Confirmed keynote speakers at the seminar are:
Vanessa Andreotti (University of British Columbia)
Audrey Bryan (Dublin City University)
Nancy Commins & Kara Viesca (University of Colorado, Denver & University of
Nebraska, Lincoln, joint keynote)
Pigga Keskitalo (University of Lapland)
Mariana Souto-Manning (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Greg Wiggan (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)
Submission of Abstract Deadline: September 31, 2019
Notification of acceptance: December 1, 2019
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2020
For more information, please visit our seminar page:
We look forward to seeing you at the Vaasa
campus of Åbo Akademi University, Finland. For any enquiries, please contact: