Large Grants Seminar Series 5

Political and Policy Frameworks and Narratives about Child Poverty and Education

2.00-5.00 pm (GMT + 1)



Judith Suissa (UCL Institute of Education)
Arathi Sriprakash (University of Bristol)
Carl Emery (University of Manchester)
Elaine Unterhalter (UCL Institute of Education)

Participation is free but places are limited.  Register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



2.00 – 2.10 – Opening
2.10 – 2.40 – ‘What do we talk about when we talk about children, poverty and education?‘ Elaine Unterhalter (UCL Institute of Education)
2.40 -3.10 – ‘Seeing and not seeing poverty: schools as sites of radical prefiguration’ Judith Suissa (UCL Institute of Education)
3.10 – 3.30 – BREAK
3.30 – 4.00 – ‘Local Matters – A university/school collaboration in North West England reshaping how education, poverty and place are understood and interact’ Carl Emery (University of Manchester)
4.00 – 4.30 – ‘Casteism and capitalism in approaches to early childhood education in India’ Arathi Sriprakash (University of Bristol)
4.30 – 5.00 – Plenary and Closure


A series of six events running from February to June 2021 exploring the normative questions about child poverty and education, both theoretically and as emerging from policy and practice.



Lorella Terzi,
University of Roehampton, London
Judith Suissa, UCL Institute of Education
Elaine Unterhalter, UCL Institute of Education 


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