Reading Groups

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Upcoming Bourdieu Reading Group meeting – Tuesday 23rd October

The Bourdieu Reading Group has been established in the School of Education for a few years and due to popular demand is running again this year. Every year we look forward to welcoming new members to the group. Hence. for that reason we have decided to read ‘Logic of Practice’,  one of Bourdieu’s most comprehensive and influential … Continue reading

Cultural Historical Activity Theory Reading Group 2012/13

Cultural Historical Activity Theory Reading Group 2012/13 TUESDAY 2nd October, at 4-5.30pm in EW AG11. Discussing Michael Holquist’s ‘Dialogism: Bakhtin and his World’ You are invited to join the School of Education’s CHAT reading group. We start this year by reading Holquist’s book on the ideas of Bakhtin. Our first session will cover the first 30 pages or so. We … Continue reading

Reminder: Bourdieu Reading Group 21st Feb 4pm – 5:30pm

It’s that time again when we move on to a new book and this time we have chosen ‘The social structures of the economy’ by Pierre Bourdieu. This time we are hoping to read the book from start to finish rather than selectively. For the next meeting we will be reading the introduction and the … Continue reading

Reminder: Social Theories Reading Group meets TODAY

Session 3: Thursday 3rd November 2011 10am-1pm, Ellen Wilkinson C2.17 Workshop on application of theory to practice (some examples for discussion), formation of second working groups by strand: Communities of Practice, Activity Theory, Figured Worlds, session ends with new groups meeting to review the reading list for the strand and arrange next meeting. Approximately four readings … Continue reading

Reminder: Bourdieu Reading Group meets TODAY

The third meeting this term is taking place on Tuesday the 1st of Nov, 4 – 5.30 pm in Room AG9 (Ellen Wilkinson Building). In our last meeting, it was decided that Sophina Qasim will read ahead and pick a chapter/case study (not by Pierre Bourdieu) and then also select a second reading. So here they … Continue reading

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