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European Conference on Educational Research

September 9th, 2011 by Graham Attwell

Next week the annual European Conference on Educational Research takes place in Berlin. The theme of the conference is Urban Education. And if you are not able to make it to the conference, we will be providing video streaming of the keynote speeches plus three live internet radio bring you the best of the conference.

Keynotes

Wed. 14 September, 13:30 – 14:30 Central European Summer Time

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair of The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University She will focus on “The City: Its Return as a Lens into Larger Economic and Technological Histories”

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Thursday, 15th Septemeber, 13:30 – 14:30 Central European Summer Time

Elisabet Öhrn, Professor at the University of Gothenburg, focuses on “Urban Education and Segregation: Responses from Young People”

Live video player

Japp Dronkers, a Professor at Maastricht University will address the effects of educational systems, school-composition, levels of curricula, parental background and immigrants’ origins on achievement of 15-years old pupils.

Live video player

Live Internet Radio

Wednesday 14 September 1430 – 1545 (CEST)

Thursday 15 September 1000 – 1030 (CEST)

Friday 16 September 1430 – 1500 (CEST)

To listen to the programmes go to http://cp2.internet-radio.org.uk/start/ravenscroft/

For more information about all these activities and guests on the radio programmes see this blog post.

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