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Digital Futures & Human Development After COVID-19: Invited Talk in Summer University “Critical Psychology 2021”

According to a recent study, at least 17 million people will need to altogether change their profession in the US, due to the automation and digitalisation of production and consumption by 2030 (which is a 25% higher estimation than before the COVID-19 pandemic). … Continue reading

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3 Years of Collective Research Endeavour at ICY: Inclusion, Childhood & Youth Research Centre, University of Leeds

[posted originally with minor amendments here] Dear colleagues, dear postgraduate researchers, As we are approaching the summer break, and given that this has been a particularly challenging year for all of us, I would like to thank you all for … Continue reading

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The Fluid Classroom: New Media in Education

Increasing numbers of children and young people from around the world are engaging in speedy communication which takes place through interactive, fast and mobile media that enable the distributed production and peer-to-peer circulation of advanced audio-visual designs and bits of … Continue reading

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New book: Revisiting Vygotsky for Social Change

Very pleased to announce the publication of the second volume in our Peter Lang book series “(Post-)Critical Global Studies“: Revisiting Vygotsky for Social Change. This book edited by Adolfo Tanzi Neto, Fernanda Liberali & Manolis Dafermos, brings together researchers from … Continue reading

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Cultural-historical Activity Theory Travels to Greece

How have socio-cultural, cultural-historical and activity approaches to education and psychology traveled to Greece over the last three decades? It has been a pleasure for me to collaborate with M. Dafermos and A. Chronaki and explore how these approaches have … Continue reading

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Now published as paperback: Global Youth in Digital Trajectories

“This is a fascinating and thought provoking volume on youth engagement with digital technology and one that is genuinely transnational and transdisciplinary in flavour. Studies of gaming, video production and social media show how new technologies are woven into the … Continue reading

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Mapping Global Childhood & Youth Futures

Special thanks to everybody who attended my inaugural lecture “Mapping Global Childhood & Youth Futures” at the School of Education, University of Leeds yesterday. I feel very thankful to family, friends & colleagues from around the world for their kind support … Continue reading

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Outlines – Critical Practice Studies: Vol 19, No 1 now online

We are happy to announce that Outlines – Critical Practice Studies Vol. 19, No. 1 is now online. Outlines is a publication providing a forum for theoretically and empirically informed debates about the relationships between individual subjects, social structures, and historically developed … Continue reading

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New book series on (Post-) Critical Global Studies in Spanish, Portuguese & English

We are very happy to announce our new book series on (Post-) Critical Global Studies. This book series focuses on critical and post-critical research in the broader area of social sciences. It aims to establish a vivid movement of ideas … Continue reading

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Research with Transformative Agendas: ISCAR Pre-Conference Workshop in Quebec

How can theory and research push the boundaries to integrate transformative agendas premised on ideals of equality and social justice? The next ISCAR conference takes place from the 28th of August to the 1st of September 2017 in Québec, Canada … Continue reading

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