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2ND INTERNATIONAL SUMMER INSTITUTE IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH: PUTTING THEORY TO WORK

Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, 18 – 22 July 2011

Summer Institute Director: Maggie MacLure

Plenary Keynote Speakers 2011:

DEBORAH BRITZMAN, York University, Canada
‘On matters of soft theory and affected belief: a psychoanalytic approach to the defense of theory’.

LINDA TUHIWAI SMITH, University of Waikato, New Zealand
‘Decolonizing research in new spaces with new possibilities’?

HARRY TORRANCE, Manchester Metropolitan University
‘Mixed methods research: what is the role of qualitative methods’?

LISA MAZZEI, Gonzaga University, USA
‘Plugging one text into another: thinking with theory in qualitative research’

HELEN COLLEY, Manchester Metropolitan University
‘Time, space and ethics: thinking through Marx’

KATE McCOY, State University of New York (New Paltz)
‘Heroin’s monstrous beauties: mark(et)ing affect and abject

KERI FACER, Manchester Metropolitan University
‘Democracy, education and reclaiming narratives of the future’

BILL GREEN, Charles Sturt University, Australia 
‘Emergent methodologies in educational research’

MAGGIE MACLURE, Manchester Metropolitan University
‘”The first secret of the stammerer”: writing without representing’

Putting Theorists to Work (Practical Sessions): Butler, Derrida, Braidotti, Lacan, Foucault, Bourdieu, Deleuze, and others.

Delegate-led sessions (optional): for delegates wishing to present their own research.

The Summer Institute will be of interest to qualitative researchers who are looking for stimulating engagements with theory, from doctoral students to more experienced researchers, across the social sciences, education, health and caring professions.

Standard delegate fee: £295
Email inquiries: SIQR@mmu.ac.uk
Information and registration: www.esri.mmu.ac.uk/siqr/about.php

A note from Maggie MacLure:

This is just to let you know that the keynote presentations from *last year’s* Summer Institute are downloadable, as audio-files, text and/or powerpoint presentations, from: http://www.esri.mmu.ac.uk/siqr/downloads.php 

Speakers include: Patti Lather, Stephen Ball, Neil Mercer, Erica Burman, Ian Parker, Nick Lee, Maggie MacLure, Bridget Somekh, Lorna Roberts, Liz Jones, Rachel Holmes.  

We still have some places available for this year’s event, so I have included the information again below.

Do circulate to anyone who might be interested.

Best wishes 

Maggie MacLure

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SUMMER INSTITUTE IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 2011: PUTTING THEORY TO WORK

Monday 18th – Friday 22nd July 2011
Education and Social Research Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University
Summer Institute Director: Maggie MacLure

We are pleased to announce the second international Summer Institute in Qualitative Research, organised and hosted by the Education and Social Research Institute at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Please display or circulate to any colleagues who might be interested.

The Summer Institute provides the opportunity to learn about major trends in theory, in dialogue with leading theorists.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS [further speakers to be announced]
Deborah Britzman, York University, Canada
Linda Tuhiwai Smith, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Lisa Mazzei, Gonzaga University, USA
Bill Green, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Kate McCoy, State University of New York (New Paltz)
Helen Colley, MMU
Harry Torrance, MMU
Keri Facer, MMU
Maggie MacLure, MMU

‘PUTTING THEORISTS TO WORK’ workshops (Butler, Deleuze, Derrida, Foucault and others)

Sessions will be a mix of keynote sessions from leading researchers, small-group discussions and workshops on the work of leading theorists. Opportunities for interaction are an important part of the week’s activities.

The Summer Institute will be of interest to qualitative researchers who are looking for serious and stimulating engagements with theory, from doctoral students to more experienced researchers, across a range of disciplines including education, social sciences, health and caring professions.

STANDARD DELEGATE FEE: £295 (including all lunches and refreshments, plus wine reception)

Initial inquiries and registration details: email SIQR@mmu.ac.uk
For information on last year’s Summer Institute: http://www.esri.mmu.ac.uk/siqr/about.php

Summer Institute in Qualitative Research
Education and Social Research Institute
Manchester Metropolitan University
799 Wilmslow Road
Didsbury
Manchester, M20 2RR
UK
tel +44 (0)161 247 2318 
fax +44 (0) 161 247 6353

The Education and Social Research Institute at MMU is a leading centre for applied social and educational research with a world-class reputation for the development of theory and methodology. It is one of the top ten UK education research establishments, according to the last Research Assessment Exercise. See http://esri.mmu.ac.uk

Admin Team, Summer Institute in Qualitative Research July 2011

Manchester Metropolitan University
Institute of Education, Research Centre, 799 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury
Manchester M20 2RR, U.K.
Tel: +44 (0)161 247 2318
Fax: +44 (0)161 247 6353

Email: siqr@mmu.ac.uk

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