Events

‘WILD THINKING’

SUMMER INSTITUTE OF THE ANTIPODES

21 November – 25 November 2016

A collaboration between The Centre for Educational Research

Western Sydney University and Manchester Metropolitan University

The Centre for Educational Research at Western Sydney University is holding an amazing event this November that you don’t want to miss.

The Summer Institute of the Antipodes is a once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in an event with high profile keynote speakers including Rosi Bradotti,  Alison Jones & Te Kawehau Hoskins, Patricia Clough, Pauliina Rautio and Margaret Somerville & Badger Bates, Daphne Wallace, & Treahna Hamm. These speakers are supported by leading edge researchers conducting hands on interactive research focused workshops. 

The event will be held at Hawkesbury campus from 21-25 November and you are required to participate for the whole week. We are asking people to register now so we can firm up the program, venues, catering etc. Support can be provided for registration, please contact Tracy Buckridge for further information. 

Click here to read the exciting program or you can check out the website 

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