Giving Up and Getting Lost

Provocations towards a post-human practice of education after #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo - Alex Kendall Register Now

About this event

Date: 07 June 2023 - 31 May 2023
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Price: Free
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Email: events@lsbu.ac.uk
Organiser: LSBU

LSBU are proud to present this inaugural lecture by Professor Alex Kendall as part of our inaugural lectures programme for 2022-23.

Professor Alex Kendall joined LSBU as Dean of the School of Law & Social Sciences in November 2022. With over twenty years’ experience as a practice educator in Higher Education, her interests include teacher development, literacies and creative methodologies. We're pleased to welcome Alex to LSBU and wish her the best of luck in her new role. We also look forward to what promises to be an insightful, engaging and important lecture towards the end of her first academic year with us.

Inaugural lectures are an occasion of significance in our professors’ careers at the University. They provide an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our recently appointed professors who are undertaking research, innovation, engagement and teaching activities in their field of expertise.

Our lectures are open to all LSBU Group staff & students as well as to members of the public and are free of charge. They are taking place in person and will be recorded. They are not being live streamed at present.

You can check out the full programme of our inaugural lectures here.

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Giving up and Getting Lost

Provocations towards a post-human practice of education after #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo

By Professor Alex Kendall, Dean, School of Law & Sciences, LSBU

Description: TBC

Biography: Alex Kendall is Professor of Education and will be taking up the role of Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences at LSBU in November 2022. Alex has over twenty years’ experience as a practice educator in Higher Education and has worked as a teacher and a researcher in a range of FE and HE contexts, including universities, colleges, prisons, workplace and community settings, both in the UK and internationally. Alex’s research interests include teacher development, literacies and creative methodologies and her work pays attention to education as social practice patterned and framed by structural relations and explores opportunities for practicing response-ably otherwise towards more socially just approaches to education. Recent projects include a two-year collaborative project exploring young people’s experiences of ‘learning in lockdown’ with partners in Greece, Germany, Holland and Hungary and the research strand of the Vietnamese government’s Enhancing Teacher Education Programme. She is Managing Editor of Practice: Contemporary Issues in Practitioner Education.

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Programme

5.45pm – Arrival & registration

6pm – Welcome & introduction

6.05pm – Inaugural lecture: Giving Up and Getting Lost - Professor Alex Kendall, Dean, School of Law & Sciences, LSBU

7pm – Closing remarks

7.15pm – Networking & refreshments

8pm - Close

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