CFP: History of Education Society UK (Dublin, 21-23 November 2014)

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Call for Papers




Annual Conference of the History of Education Society (UK)

University College Dublin

21st-23rd November 2014



Keynote speakers

Professor Joyce Goodman MBE, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Winchester

Professor Elizabeth Smyth, Vice-Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

Professor Dáire Keogh, President, St Patrick’s College, &

Cregan Professor of Modern Irish History, Dublin City University

Papers are invited that examine the conference theme: Transnationalism, gender and teaching: perspectives from the history of education. Papers may also be considered that provide historical perspectives on one of the conference thematic areas: transnationalism and teaching, OR gender and teaching. Papers may address the conference theme through consideration of some of the following, though this list is only suggestive, and not definitive:


International education networks & alliances

Travel, transnational mobility and global citizenship

Knowledge formation & travel writing | education and the Grand Tour

Education and diasporas | missionary education

Travel scholarships, boarding and finishing schools, school tours

Education & experiential travel | teachers as ambassadors

Networks of schools and teachers | voluntarism, voluntary action and education

Life histories| history in the margins | masculinities and femininities

Heritage education and global knowledge| cross-cultural studies and the history of education

Nationality, language and schooling | transnational femininities | space and place

Academic leadership, public intellectuals and international education

Gender and university teaching | gender-differentiated curricula and schooling

Materialities of teaching | visual histories | education archives

Reading, libraries and transnational culture |books, publishing and the transfer of ideas

Teacher education and gender| teacher unions and professional societies



Abstracts (500 words max) should be sent to

Deadline: 1st June 2014



Conference host: School of Education, University College Dublin, Ireland

Conference venue: Bewley’s Hotel / Thomas Prior Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland


Categories: CFP