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Events and Seminars

CEDiR Events and Seminars

CEDiR hosts a number of events each year, catering to a wide range of the group's diverse interests in the field of dialogue. Many of our seminars are also open to the public. In the past, we have attracted many high-profile national and international speakers and participants.

Contact us if you have any questions about our events or if you are interested in attending.

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday January 27th 2021 – 16:00-17:00 (via Zoom): Reading Group I
  • Wednesday February 3rd 2021 – 12:30-13:30 (via Zoom): Virtual Work in Progress “SLAM” Meeting I. This term we are re-introducing the work-in-progress “Slam” sessions used in the 2019 CEDiR Review conference. Presenters will have the opportunity to deliver a 5 minute "Slam" presentations on work in progress with 5 minutes for feedback. Volunteers needed! Email cedir@educ.ac.uk.
  • Tuesday February 16th 2021 – 17:00-18:30 (via Zoom): Round Table on Dignity and Education. In this roundtable discussion, chaired by Dr. Daniel Moulin-Stożek, a range of contributors will discuss the importance of dignity to education. This event is convened by CEDiR’s Cultural, Religious and Philosophical Traditions strand.
  • Monday February 22nd 2021 – 16:00-17:00 (via Zoom): Reading Group II
  • Thursday February 25th 2021 – 13:00-14:00 (via Zoom): What Can the Humanities Bring to the Study of Dialogic Education? Based at the University of Sussex, the AHRC-funded 'Speaking Citizens' project launched in early 2020 to provide new evidence for how citizenship education can be taught through a focus on speech. Speaking Citizens is a group of historians, linguists and social scientists working together to discover what a deeper knowledge of the past, present and future of speech education and its relationship to citizenship can bring to the crisis in speaking in contemporary Britain. In this experimental interdisciplinary session, members of the Speaking Citizens initiative will share methods, questions and ideas, in order to discuss what the project might add to CEDiR’s work on dialogic and oracy approaches.
  • Thursday March 4th 2021 – 12:30-13:30 (via Zoom): Virtual Work in Progress “SLAM” Meeting II
  • Thursday March 25th 2021 – 12:30-13:30 (via Zoom): Virtual Peer-Review Writing Group

Details of other upcoming events will appear here soon.



    Past Events

    Details of CEDiR's previous events can be found here.