Roundtable Discussion and Book Launch on 'Advancing Multicultural Dialogues in Education'

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:30 in Discussion Forums
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Where: AEF, 49 Whitehall, London SW1A 2BX
Date: 14th March 2018
Time: 18:30-20:30

Speakers

  • Dr Richard Race, Editor and Author, University of Roehampton
  • Prof Shirley R. Steinberg, Author, University of Calgary

Abstract

The book provides a forum - like this event and the ones to follow - to keep multicultural dialogues in education audible, visual and evolving. The rationale for more dialogue on cultural diversity and multicultural education looks even more important when we look at wider domestic and international events. The idea behind the edited book was to encourage more socially inclusive and equitable debates that address contemporary issues in education. The target audience is education and the wider social sciences in both domestic and international contexts. The book's content goes beyond undergraduate and postgraduate students to teachers and professional practitioners and can be used as both a teaching and learning resource. We expect multicultural dialogues in education to continue before, during and after this event within this and wider networks who advocate continuing dialogues and multicultural educational pedagogy.

Speaker Biographies

Dr. Richard Race is Senior Lecturer in Education in the School of Education at Roehampton University and Visiting Professor in Education at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. As well as being editor of Advancing Multicultural Dialogues in Education (London, Palgrave Macmillan), he is also author of the monograph: Multiculturalism and Education (2nd Ed, 2015, London, Bloomsbury) and co-editor with Professor Vini Lander of Advancing Race and Ethnicity in Education (2016, London, Palgrave Macmillan). Richard is currently working on his next monograph: Integration and Education Policy-Making (contracted with Palgrave Macmillan) and a special edition of the London Review of Education entitled Multiculturalism and Interculturalism in Education. For more information email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Prof Shirley R. Steinberg is a Research Professor of Critical Youth Studies at the University of Calgary. She is the author and editor of many books in critical pedagogy, urban and youth culture, and cultural studies. Being a regular contributor to local and international media, she is an internationally known speaker and teacher. She is also the founding editor of "Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education", "The International Journal of Youth Studies", and the Managing Editor of "The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy". The co-founder of The Paulo and Nita Freire International Project for Critical Pedagogy, she is the co-organizer of International Institute of Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Leadership, she is committed to a global community of transformative educators and community workers engaged in radical love, social justice, and the situating of power within social and cultural contexts, specifically involving youth.

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