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UNESCO Chair Seminar Series (3/3) – Decolonising Education for Sustainable Futures

Event Date : 24 February 2021

Event Time : 17:00 - 18:30 (GMT)

This event is the third in a series of three 1.5 hour long online seminars and are run as part of the School of Education’s Bristol Conversations in Education research seminar series. These seminars are free and open to the public.

Co-hosted by the UNESCO Chair on Inclusive and Quality Education for All, with the Centre for International Research in EducationEdJAM – Education, Justice and Memory Network and Educational Futures Network, School of Education, University of Bristol.

Seminar 3. Education’s ‘reparative’ possibilities: responsibilities and reckonings for sustainable futures

Convenors: Dr Julia Paulson (Principal Investigator, EdJAM – Education Justice and Memory Network) and Professor Arathi Sriprakash (University of Bristol, School of Education)

This panel will critically discuss the possibilities of reparative justice in and through education in the context of education’s enduring complicity with coloniality and racism. Speakers will address connections between education as a site of memory, the case for climate reparations and indigenous and feminist perspectives.

Video clip: Vanessa Kisuule, Hollow

Panelists:

  • Tarcila Rivera Zea (founder and president of CHIRAPAQ – Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Peru, expert member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues)
  • Dr Keston Perry – (political economist with expertise in climate policy and justice, Lecturer in Economics, University of the West of England)
  • Dr Julia Paulson (EdJAM, University of Bristol)
  • Professor Arathi Sriprakash (School of Education, University of Bristol, author of Learning With the Past: Racism, Education and Reparative Futures)

This event will include simultaneous interpretation between English and Spanish.

REGISTER FOR ‘EDUCATION’S ‘REPARATIVE’ POSSIBILITIES: RESPONSIBILITIES AND RECKONINGS FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURES’ 

REGÍSTRESE ‘POSIBILIDADES ‘REPARADORAS’ DE LA EDUCACIÓN: RESPONSABILIDADES Y ESTIMACIONES PARA UN FUTURO SOSTENIBLE’

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