Power, Politics and Priorities for Comparative and International Education

The conference challenges participants to consider how comparisons are used as part of wider political agendas, to investigate power relationships in educational policy and practice, and to critically consider priorities for contemporary research. Key themes include:

  • Politics and Methodologies of Comparison
  • Language, identity and ideology
  • Internationalising curricula and contexts
  • Conflict and ideas of justice
  • Human development and education for all
  • Skills in the global political economy
  • The transformation of global governance

Accommodation is available on campus, with full catering, a gala dinner, and a private drink reception planned in the Roman Baths.

Dates: 8 – 10 September, 2014

Location: University of Bath

Key Dates

  • Symposium Abstracts by 28 February, 2014
  • Paper Abstracts by 25 April, 2014
  • Early-Bird Registration by 31 May 2014

Contact: Robin Shields (r.a.shields@bath.ac.uk)

Convening Group

Hosted by the University of Bath in association with the University of Bristol and Bath Spa University