Three strands of explanations on root causes of civil war in low-income and weak states in sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for education

Matsumoto, M. (2016). Three strands of explanations on root causes of civil war in low-income and weak states in sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for education. International Journal of Educational Development, 49, 1-10. This paper is a theoretical exploration of the relationship between schooling and the root causes of contemporary conflicts in… Continue reading

SI: Ethnographic Explorations of the Arts and Education

Special Issue Call for Ethnography and Education Journal (to be published in 2018) Guest Editors: Pat Thomson (The University of Nottingham), David Poveda (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) and Lígia Ferro (Universidade do Porto) This special issue brings together detailed ethnographic studies of social practice and action in a variety of social contexts where… Continue reading

New Project: Spaces and times of contemporary childhood in Brasilia (Brazil)

Brasília, located in the Federal District, was built in the 1950s based on a modernistic urban plan developed by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer. The space is demarcated according to housing, government offices, hospitals, and leisure installations. Established as the Brazilian capital in 1960, it has already been investigated from… Continue reading