Seminars and other events

The Higher Seminar in Sociology of Education

The Higher Seminar in Sociology of Education series is a place for PhD students to present dissertation drafts as well as for master's students in the Master's Programme in Sociology of Education to defend their theses.

Selected Wednesdays, generally scheduled at 13:15-15:00 in Tupprummet (14:340).
The seminar is coordinated by Håkan Forsberg.

The Sociology of Education Seminar

The Sociology of Education Seminar series is a place to present current research in Sociology of Education and research relevant to the this discipline. This seminar is open to researchers working in Sociology of Education at Uppsala University as well as to national and international guests.

Selected Wednesdays, generally scheduled at 13:15-15:00 in Tupprummet (14:340).
The seminar is coordinated by Håkan Forsberg.

Seminars and other events organised by the Sociology of Education and Culture (SEC) research group can be found here.

The Comenius Seminar

The Comenius Seminar series presents history of education research on different themes and eras by researchers from various institutions and academic disciplines. 

Selected Tuesdays, generally scheduled at 15:15 - 17:00 in Tupprummet (14:340). 
The seminar is coordinated by: Henrik Pålsson-Edgren

Upcoming seminars and doctoral defenses

Spring 2024

2024-02-20
Comenius Seminar with Jörgen Mattlar

Från 'anti textbook ethos' till läroboksrenässans
Language: Swedish
Alternate venue - 12:128

2024-02-21 
90% seminar - Nubin Ciziri
 
(Dis)integrating Families: Refugees' historical inheritance and their encounter with education in Sweden
Commentator: Bolette Moldenhawer, Docent Emeritus, University of Copenhagen
Language: English

2024-03-22 
PhD defense - Pablo Lillo Cea

The World-Class Ordination: A field theory approach to the study of global university rankings
Opponent: Yves Gingras, Professor at the Department of History, Université du Québec à Montréal; and Scientific Leater at the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies
Language: English
Alternate venue and time - University Main Building, Sal IX, 13:15

2024-03-26
Sociology of Education Seminar with Caroline Bertron

Studying Global Elites at Swiss Boarding Schools
Language: English
Alternate venue and time - Room 21:136, Blåsenhus, 15:15-17:00.

2024-03-27 
50% seminar - Corinne Platten
National needs, global goals. Internationalization and the Case of Teacher Education in Sweden and France
Commentator: Caroline Bertron, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, L'Université Paris 8 
Language: English

2024-04-10 
50% seminar - Anna Soloveva
Applying a quantitative intersectional approach to studying social inequalities in education
Language: English
Commentator: Emma von Essen, Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University 

2024-04-19 
PhD defense - Jenny Waddling 
Playing with the Global. Family Dynamics and International Education in a Marketised Preschool Landscape
Language: English
Alternate venue and time - University Main Building, Sal X,13:15

2024-04-23
Comenius Seminar with Synne Myrebøe

Disciplin, disciplinering och discipler. Idéhistoria och dess begärspraktiker sedan 1989
Language: Swedish
Alternate venue and time - 12:128, 14:15-16:00

2024-05-15 
90% seminar - Emma Hellström

Religionens roll i den demokratiska skolans framväxt: förhandlingen om folkskolans och grundskolans kristendomsundervisning, 1920–1969
Commentator: Urban Claesson, Professor in Church History at the Department of Theology, Uppsala University
Language: Swedish

2024-05-29 
10% seminar - Aifric Doherty

Meritocracy in Higher Education: Tracing the Genealogy in mid-Century Britain.
Language: English 

2024-06-05
50% seminar - Lisa Högkil

Privilege of Resistance. Exploring the early formation of classical musicians and their conditions at a Swedish elite music school

Autumn 2024

2024-10-16
Joint seminar with HERO - Andreas Melldahl and Martin Gustavsson

Organisering och finansiering av högre utbildning 1958–2020
Language: Swedish

Last modified: 2024-04-18