Public lecture “The Imperial Entanglements of ‘Education in Emergencies’: From Saving Souls to Saving Schools?”

Sep 28, 2022 | Central Asia Hub News

On the 28th of September, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education hosted a public lecture, “The Imperial Entanglements of ‘Education in Emergencies’: From Saving Souls to Saving Schools?” by Professor Mario Novelli. Professor Novelli spoke of the relationship between ‘International Education and Development’ actors and foreign intervention in our colonial past and present, focusing on Education in Emergencies. He highlighted the way the colonial past hangs heavy in the present and the links between military, development and education strategy as well, as reflected on their implication for improved ethical practices in Education in Emergencies and the broader field of International Education and Development.

Group photo PEER Network team outside Ulster University

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