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Liqi Hou

Guest researcher from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PhD candidate Liqi Hou from the Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, is a guest researcher at our department until the end of January. Liqi is doing research on the class consciousness of new generation working class with Vocational Education background.

Guest researchers from the University of Pinar del Rio

Associate Professor Mayra Ordaz and Assistant Professor Pedro Luis Yturria from the University of Pinar del Rio Cuba has visited the Department of Education (IPD) during week 49. The visit is financed by the Swedish Institute organization that continued supporting the cooperation between IPD and the University of Pinar del Rio with an additional grant.

Maggie O'Neill

Maggie O'Neill wins the NOCIES’s Outstanding Thesis Award!

Maggie O’Neill was awarded the NOCIES’s Outstanding Thesis Award at the NOCIES and GlobalCIE Forum Conference held at Stockholm University. Her thesis is titled: Problematizing the Peace Discourse in World’s Largest Lesson: A Critical Exploration of Knowledge Production through Discussions of Violence.

In her acceptance speech, she states:

“In my thesis I argue that the peace discourses created in World’s Largest Lesson creates a concept of peace that is dehistoricized, depoliticized and decontextualized. It creates a version of peace that privileges individuals and maintains the status quo.”

Click here for her full speech (Video 2mins)

Larry Suter, Mark Bray, Meeri Hellsten, Heidi Biseth, David Turner

The Future of International and Comparative Education Research

Mark Bray and Larry Suter gave the keynotes at the NOCIES 2019 biannual conference and GlobalCIE Forum, held at Stockholm University, October 11th-12th, 2019. They discussed the Future of International and Comparative Education Research, stressing the importance of collaboration between methodological perspectives and the benefits of mixed-methods research.


Thinking about a Master's in International and Comparative Education?

Hi! My name is Kyoko and I am from Japan. I studied the Master's Programme International and Comparative Education at Stockholm University. Feel free to email me with any questions you may have and I'll do my best to answer.

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