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The podcast from the History of Education Society UK features interviews, ideas, thought-provoking discussions, collaborations, and publications from across the field of the history of education and beyond.

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The podcast from the History of Education Society UK features interviews, ideas, thought-provoking discussions, collaborations, and publications from across the field of the history of education and beyond.

    5_01 Rosalind Crone - Illiterate Inmates: Educating Criminals in Nineteenth Century England

    5_01 Rosalind Crone - Illiterate Inmates: Educating Criminals in Nineteenth Century England

    In this episode Professor Rosalind Crone of the Open University joins Oliver Mumford to discuss her book Illiterate Inmates: Educating Criminals in Nineteenth Century England. The book was awarded the 2023 Anne Bloomfield Prize by the History of Education Society UK, and examines the development, rise, and decline of prison education in England between 1800 and 1899. Discussing her research, Professor Crone reflects on the ideas, politics, and changes behind prison education, and some of its ...

    • 56 min
    4_01 Catherine Lee Legacies of Section 28

    4_01 Catherine Lee Legacies of Section 28

    Professor Catherine Lee of Anglia Ruskin University in conversation with Syeda Ali about her research into Section of the Local Government Act which was passed in the UK in 1988. The law prohibited the 'promotion' of 'homosexuality' by local authorities in state schools and was the first anti gay-propaganda law. Lee reflects on her time as teacher during Section 28, and subsequently as a researcher and campaigner for LGBTQ+ teachers'.

    • 53 min
    3_04 Roland Wittje - Relocating Education in the History of Science and Technology

    3_04 Roland Wittje - Relocating Education in the History of Science and Technology

    To accompany the 50th Anniversary special edition of the History of Education Journal, we spoke to some of the contributors. These podcasts focus on two of the themes in the journal:Geographical historiographies of education andThematic intersections with the history of education.Episode 4 - Intersections: Histories of Science and TechnologyIn this episode, Roland Wittje, Associate Professor in History of Science and Technology, IIT Madras illuminates his unique perspective on histories...

    • 28 min
    3_03 Laura Newman - Bodies of Knowledge: Historians, Health, and Education

    3_03 Laura Newman - Bodies of Knowledge: Historians, Health, and Education

    To accompany the 50th Anniversary special edition of the History of Education Journal, we spoke to some of the contributors. These podcasts focus on two of the themes in the journal:Geographical historiographies of education andThematic intersections with the history of education.Episode 3 - Intersections: Histories of Medicine and HealthIn this episode, Laura Newman, Postdoctoral research associate at Kings College, University of London, engages the listener with a fascinating tour of ...

    • 32 min
    3_02 Johannes Westberg - Bright Nordic Lights, A revitalized interdisciplinary history of education in the massified higher education of the Nordics

    3_02 Johannes Westberg - Bright Nordic Lights, A revitalized interdisciplinary history of education in the massified higher education of the Nordics

    To accompany the 50th Anniversary special edition of the History of Education Journal, we spoke to some of the contributors. These podcasts focus on two of the themes in the journal:Geographical historiographies of education andThematic intersections with the history of education.Episode 2- GeographyIn this episode, Johannes Westberg, Professor of Theory and History of Education at the University of Groningen, presents a lucid overview of the state of the field in the Nordics, to ...

    • 20 min
    3_01 Desmond Ikenna Odugu - Education in Africa: A Critical Historiographic Review

    3_01 Desmond Ikenna Odugu - Education in Africa: A Critical Historiographic Review

    To accompany the 50th Anniversary special edition of the History of Education Journal, we spoke to some of the contributors. These podcasts focus on two of the themes in the journal:Geographical historiographies of education andThematic intersections with the history of education.Episode 1 - GeographyIn this episode, Desmond Ikenna Odugu, Associate Professor of Education at Lake Forest College in Illinois presents a comprehensive discussion of the context for his article, Education in A...

    • 51 min

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