Title: Raymond Williams' Birth Centenary
Date: 10 December 2021
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
The Faculty of Education is organising a centenary celebration to mark the birth of Raymond Williams. This event is convened by Prof. Peter Mayo and Dr Joseph Vancell and is held under the aegis of the UNESCO Chair in Glocal Adult Education. It also includes leading scholars in their respective fields.
This is the programme for the event:
17:00 - Welcome by Faculty of Education Representative
17:10 - Welcome by Convenor Peter Mayo
17:20 - Opening remarks: Being the social change: Raymond Williams, adult education and participatory democracy'
Sharon Clancy, Chair Raymond Williams Foundation and University of Nottingham
17:40 - Recorded Presentation ‘Why I think Raymond Williams is relevant today’
Emilio Lucio Villegas, University of Seville
18:20 - In Border Country. Raymond Williams and the structures of democratic feeling.
Linden West, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
19:00 - Raymond Williams and Education: history, culture and democracy.
Ian Menter, University of Oxford
19:20 - Raymond Williams’ theory of Culture. A critical approach.
Eugenio Enrique Cortes Ramirez, University of Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca
19:40 - Raymond Williams, Paulo Freire and the curious articulation of Cultural Studies and Critical Pedagogy.
Handel Kashope Wright, University of British Columbia (UBC)
20:00 - Closure of Raymond Williams Birth Centenary Fest
The event can be accessed via zoom.