Stockholm University

International and Comparative Education Research
Colloquium Program Spring and Fall 2022

NOCIES is pleased to support relations between local research networks in the region, and as one of such initiative, we invite our members to join the below colloquium presentations!

All sessions are in Stockholm time


Monday January 10, at 10:00-12:00

Dr. Kris Thibault, New England College, New Hampshire:

The Importance of Teacher Well Being in the Classroom


Wednesday February 2, at 13:00-15:00

Professor Florian Kiuppis, University of Freiburg:
Processes of Differentiation in Inclusive Physical Education: Insights into a Comparative and International Research Project

Florian Kiuppis is Professor of Theories, Concepts and Methods of Inclusive Education at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg in Germany. He holds a PhD from Humboldt University, Berlin (Comparative Education Centre), worked as a Professor of Inclusive Education in Norway, and is President of the Nordic Comparative and International Education Society (NOCIES).

Wednesday February 17, at 13:00-15:00

Associate Professor Heidi Layne, Jyväskylä University:

Navigating everyday multiculturalism and racism - experiences of children and youths in Finland and Singapore

Heidi Layne is a senior lecturer in Sustainable and Global Education at the ICER partner University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She has lectured at the University of Helsinki, and as Research Scientist at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her background is in social context of education: low-income families, understanding everyday multiculturalism, racism, and transitions in education in Singapore and Finland.


Wednesday March 30, at 13:00-15:00

Dr. Rebecca Ye, Stockholm University
Stockpiling Skills: The mobilisation of workforce development and adult learning strategies in crisis moments and in small nation-states


Monday April 4, at 13:00-15:00

Dr. Ali Reza Majlesi, Stockholm University
The emergence of trouble in turn-taking in human-robot interactions: The case of projection and anticipation of turn completion


Monday May 9, at 13-15

Associate Professor Susanne Kreitz-Sandberg, Stockholm University and Professor Elina Lahelma University of Helsinki

How to apply a comparative case study approach in the field of higher education research: examples from working with gender inclusion in Finish and Swedish teacher education.

Elina Lahelma is Professor Emerita at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Education. She has acted as leader in many Nordic projects aiming to include gender perspectives into teacher education.

Susanne Kreitz-Sandberg is associate professor in International and Comparative Education at Stockholm University. She has worked with gender inclusion in higher education both in her research and through applied work in higher education teaching.

RSVP not required unless large cohorts attending.
All welcome!