Re: [xmca] 2nd Sociocultural Theory in Education Conference

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Tue May 08 2007 - 07:25:57 PDT

Looks like a great lineup, Valerie.
Ah, to be in England, now that Fall is there!!

On 5/8/07, Valerie Farnsworth <> wrote:
> Generator Microsoft Word 11 (filtered medium) Dear Colleagues
> We are writing to remind those interested in attending The 2nd
> Sociocultural Theory in Education Conference: Theory, Identity and Learning
> that the deadlines are approaching. The deadline for abstract submission is
> 15 May (notifications will be sent by 1 June) and early registration fees
> are due before 1 June.
> The 2nd Sociocultural Theory in Education Conference: Theory, Identity and
> Learning will be held at the University of Manchester from 10-11 September
> 2007 (starting 10.30am 10th Sept., ending 4:30pm 11th Sept.)
> Scheduled keynote speakers with expertise in sociocultural theory,
> mathematics education, and science education include:
> Landsdowne Professor Wolff-Michael Roth, Applied Cognitive Science,
> University of Victoria, British Columbia
> Professor Anna Sfard, Department of Education, University of Haifa,
> Israel; Institute of Education, University of London; Division of Science
> and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University, US
> Dr Etienne Wenger, Independent Researcher and Consultant on Communities of
> Practice
> Professor Julian Williams, Learning, Teaching and Assessment, University
> of Manchester
> The conference is organised by the Socio-cultural Theory Interest Group
> (ScTIG), School of Education with support from the British Academy in the
> form of a British Conference Grant.
> Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts and papers in advance for
> publication on the conference website, and subsequently for reading prior to
> the sessions. The conference aims to stimulate debate and to inform
> understanding of new ways of theorizing the active subject within
> socio-cultural theory within the context of empirical studies of learning in
> school and other learning contexts. Apart from the keynote addresses, we do
> not intend that participants' papers will be presented orally; however,
> participation in academic debate is very much the ethos of the conference.
> We see the purpose of the abstracts/papers as being to fuel the discussion,
> and also to give participants the opportunity to share their ideas with
> others in a spirit of collegiate collaboration.
> You can find out more about us and the conference via our website
> Please feel free to email if you
> experience any problems accessing the website, or need registration forms
> mailed to you in other formats. A limited number of student bursaries are
> available and applications are available online or from Valerie Farnsworth.
> We hope to meet you at the conference.
> Dr Valerie Farnsworth, Dr Pauline Davis,
> and the Sociocultural Theory Interest Group Conference Committee
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