New Seminar series for Trinity Term: Global Public Seminars in Comparative and International Education

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Category: News

The Department of Education and St Edmunds Hall are delighted to announce a new Public Seminar series which will take place online in Trinity Term on Wednesdays from 3pm-4pm (UK time) between 5th May and 28th July.


The Global Public Seminars in Comparative and International Education will address themes of major interest to academics, practitioners, and policy-makers working in the field of education globally. These seminars aim to illuminate the role of education in societal development, with a focus on understanding changes in education policy, discourse, and practice, and how these changes influence individual opportunities and shape the development of educational institutions around the world. Seminars will zoom into the local and zoom out into the national and supranational spaces, flows, and influences on education.

The series will be chaired by Maia Chankseliani, Associate Professor of Comparative and International Education, and will feature the following speakers:

Thabo Msibi, Dean and Head of School, School of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Miri Yemini, Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Miguel Antonio Lim, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Oscar Valiente, Senior Lecturer University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Moira Faul, Executive Director, NORRAG, Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

Aliya Kuzhabekova, Associate Professor, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan


To view the full programme of seminars, please click here.