On Monday, 21 November, NORRAG, the Cambridge Latin American Research Collective (CLAREC) and the Knowledge, Power, and Politics (KPP) research cluster are organising an open conference titled “Teachers on Strike! Global Perspectives on Educator Struggles in Brazil, Mexico, and the United States”. Dr Rebecca Tarlau, Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania State University, will be the keynote speaker for this event.
This hybrid event will be on Zoom and in-person at 17:00 GMT (18:00 CET) in room 1S7, 184 Hills Rd., Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. The in-person event will be followed by a gathering in the Griffin Bar at Homerton College.
About the speaker:
Dr. Rebecca Tarlau is an Associate Professor at the Pennsylvania State University affiliated with the Adult Education and Lifelong Learning program, the Comparative and International Education Program, and the Center for Global Workers’ Rights. She is the co-founder of the Consortium for Social Movements and Education Research and Practice. She is the author of “Occupying schools, occupying land: How the landless workers movement transformed Brazilian education” with Oxford University Press. Her ethnographic research agenda has three broad areas of focus: (1) Theories of the state and state-society relations; (2) Social movements, labour education, and critical pedagogy; (3) Latin American education and development.
Dr. Tarlau has previously collaborated with NORRAG, contributing with a blog post: “A Global Wave of Teacher Protests: Frontline Accounts from Brazil, Mexico, and the United States.” The blog post can be accessed by clicking below.