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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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New Issue: Outlines: Critical Practice Studies

We are happy to announce that Outlines Vol. 18, No. 1 is now online Outlines is an e-journal publication providing a forum for theoretically and empirically informed debates about the relationships between individual subjects, social structures, and historically developed cultural … Continue reading

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Exploring Youth in Contemporary Brazil at BERA Annual Conference 2016, Leeds, 15 Sept 9.00-11.00, SS 10.05

As Brazil enters a new phase of socio-economic and political turmoil, Dr. Michalis Kontopodis, will explore four everyday life scenes from contexts of youngsters involved in a variety of social and political movements in contemporary Brazil in an “innovative” storytelling … Continue reading

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Vygotsky, Neoliberalism & Post-structuralism: Reflecting on Three Reviews of my Book “Neoliberalism, Pedagogy & Human Development” (Routledge, hardcover 2012, paperback 2014)

Printer-friendly version published in Outlines: Critical Practice Studies: http://ojs.statsbiblioteket.dk/index.php/outlines/article/view/24209  If one would ask in a conference, whether Vygotsky was a cognitive scientist, an interaction analyst, a psychoanalyst, a constructivist or a critical realist, the discussion may be long with plenty of … Continue reading

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Ethnographic insights into diverse body pedagogies

New publication: Kontopodis, Michalis (online/ ahead of print). How and why should children eat fruit and vegetables? Ethnographic insights into diverse body pedagogies. Social Science & Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.10.062 Protected copy with password for blog readers & my students: Kontopodis_Body_pedagogies Highlights • Comparative ethnography reveals significant differences in child-health practices. … Continue reading

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Young feminists’ doing recognition & (r)evolution

Fantastic special issue, just published in Feminism & Psychology with papers covering the whole range from Chinese queer feminism to Multi-colored feminisms in Latin America More details here: http://fap.sagepub.com/content/25/1.toc

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Finally here: Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology

The long-expected and endlessly edited Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology is now available online (if you need to access a particular file, and you cannot, feel free to contact me). It is the only comprehensive reference work in English that looks at psychological topics … Continue reading

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