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ELPA Events

Global Ed Lecture on Society and Education

Visiting lecturer Daniel Trohler is a professor from the University of Luxembourg. He will be speaking about international education perspectives.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Room 220 Teacher Education Building
225 North Mills Street

Daniel Trohler is a professor in education sciences at the University of Luxembourg and Director of the Research Unit “Language, Culture, and Identities”.  His research focuses on the analysis of transnational educational languages, the emergence and governance of modern school systems, effects of globalization on education systems, and methods of historiography.  He is one of the leading historians of education in Europe. His comparative research concerns the intersection of republicanism, religion, and the language of schooling; and more recently issues and theories of the study of internationalization and globalization.

He will be giving a lecture titled “The Construction of Society and Conceptions of Education: Comparative visions in Germany, France, and the United States Around 1900” on Wednesday, May 16.  It is sponsored by Global Education Committee, Center for European Studies, and Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

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