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Conversation with Dr Tess Maginess interviewed about her interest in the ‘non-traditional’ student and arts-based adult education

Tess and I had an informal conversation about the constructions and approaches she sees as most meaningful to learning; why she believes these are important for higher education now; and areas for future development in research and practice. She is a treasure trove of wisdom for years of operating between and beyond the boundaries of … Continue reading Conversation with Dr Tess Maginess interviewed about her interest in the ‘non-traditional’ student and arts-based adult education

Conversation with Dr Nandita Banerjee Dhawan

Nandita’s interest is in women’s studies, with her research and teaching exploring various institutions, including those of marriage, family, religiosity in India. I initially was introduced to her through a recommendation for a research project, and so we ‘met’ each other virtually, and discussed how we were concerned with similar issues of inequality, and how … Continue reading Conversation with Dr Nandita Banerjee Dhawan

Conversation with Dr Alison Mackenzie about epistemic injustice

Alison has a particular interest in issues of epistemic injustice in education, with her research and teaching spanning a range of different contexts in which injustice and inequality are reproduced and sustained by forms of ignorance. In addition to teaching and researching in higher education institutions in the UK, she has worked at school-level in … Continue reading Conversation with Dr Alison Mackenzie about epistemic injustice

Conversation with Dr Grace Ese-Osa Idahosa about academics’ agency for change

Grace has long been researching issues related to higher education. I initially came across her thinking she was reading for her PhD with Louise Vincent at Rhodes University in 2016, and was soon wanting more, particularly in terms of her approaches to conceptualising the individual agency of academics and the developing of the capacity for … Continue reading Conversation with Dr Grace Ese-Osa Idahosa about academics’ agency for change

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