To participate in a pre-conference you need to be registered as a participant at NERA2018.

These are the events planned so far:

Pre-conference Network 22 - Post-approaches to Education

Dear all members of NERA network 22!

We are pleased to inform you that we will arrange another pre-conference. This time we connection with the NERA conference in Oslo March 2018.

As mentioned the pre-conference is a direct continuation of last year's pre-conference, and this year's focus is on methodological issues related to the overall theme: Diffraction and intra-action in the empirical research process 


Wednesday March 7th: Oslo university, Blindern, local: U 31.

12.00-12.15     Introduction of the day

12.15-13.00     Keynote I: Lotta Johansson

13.00-13.45     Workshop I: Malou Juelskjær

13.45-14.15     Coffee

14.15-15.00     Keynote II: Helene Falkenberg

15.00-15.45     Workshop II: Lise Hovik

15.45-16.15     Coffee

16.15-17.00     Workshop III: Merete Moe

17.00-17.45     Workshop IV: Camilla Andersen

17.45-18.30     Paper discussion groups (coffee bars)

19.00               Dinner Blindern (self paid)


Thursday March 8th – Oslo university, Blindern , local: U 31

09.00-09.45     Keynote III: Bosse Bergstedt

09.45-12.30     Paper discussion groups (coffee bars)


This year we encourage both PhD students and other interested to submit abstracts for the workshop session.

We have extended the deadline for abstract submission (max. 900-1200 word) until March 1st, 2018.  


The paper should address the following questions:

How can researchers utilize themselves as tools in connection with the empirical material? 

How do we relate to the boundaries that traditionally exist between subjects and objects? 

How are they transcribed and transformed in the research process? 

How are different post approaches in pedagogy related to this problem?

It is possible to participate even without abstract.


Send abstract and/or application to Bosse Bergstedt (

All the best and see you in Oslo!

Helene Falkenberg, Merete Moe, Camilla Nørgaard and Bosse Bergstedt


Network 18: Families, institutions and communities in educational context

Pre-conference meeting at NERA 2018, March 7, 2018 in Oslo

Helga Engs hus: Seminarrom 234, University of Oslo

Schools, families and communities are important and valuable learning settings and resources that need to collaborate in effective ways in order to provide the children with the best opportunities for their learning and development. The one-day pre-conference aims to discuss and develop theoretical, empirical and methodological approaches within this research field. It will begin with a lecture given by prof. Li, and is followed by workshops.



10.00-10.15 Introduction of the day

10.15-11.15 Keynote Prof. Li, Jiacheng (East China Normal University in Shanghai) "School, family and community cooperation in China -- research orientations and methodological thinking".

11.15-12.00 Questions and discussion in connection to Prof. Li’s lecture

12.00-13.30 Lunch (on own costs)

13.30-14.30 Workshop I “Research orientations and methodological approaches within the research field of families, institutions, and communities in educational context – a Nordic perspective” (Presenters: Unn-Doris K. Bæck, Amalía Björnsdóttir, Kristín Jónsdóttir, Limin Gu)

14.30-15.00 Coffee

15.00-16.00 Workshop II “Possible collaborations and joint projects” (all participants) 

18.30 Dinner (on own costs)


The pre-conference will be open for all members of our network including doctoral students, and others who are interested. For questions regarding the pre-conference please contact Limin Gu:



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