23 SES 13 B, Theorising and Using Crises in Education
Symposium, Part 1
Althusser has approached the issue of the “reproduction of the conditions of production”, as a crucial question for the Marxist theory of the mode of production. Using Althusser’s framework, the research attempts a preliminary analysis of the transformation of these relations as a result of the recently passed law for the tertiary education in Greece. Data from the media, the Policy statements, the academia trade-union and the international community are used, indicating how the State Apparatus (SA) is enforcing a neo-liberal set of relations between the University and the Market, while decreasing public funding for education (up to 50%), already amongst the lowest in the European Union. The strong reaction against the law by the academia and –especially– the students, and the already detectable compromise to the law’s main demands raises the issue of the different functioning of the SA and the Ideological Sas —represented by the government and the academia respectively—, in particular within the current social-political-economic crisis. The research supports the argument that this law, viewed as another episode of the ‘shock and awe’ operation that the Greek society is undergoing, requires further theoretical elaboration, suggesting Badiou’s political and philosophical framework as a suitable starting point.
00. Central Events (Keynotes, EERA-Panel, EERJ Round Table, Invited Sessions)
Network 1. Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations
Network 2. Vocational Education and Training (VETNET)
Network 3. Curriculum Innovation
Network 4. Inclusive Education
Network 5. Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education
Network 6. Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures
Network 7. Social Justice and Intercultural Education
Network 8. Research on Health Education
Network 9. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement
Network 10. Teacher Education Research
Network 11. Educational Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
Network 12. LISnet - Library and Information Science Network
Network 13. Philosophy of Education
Network 14. Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research
Network 15. Research Partnerships in Education
Network 16. ICT in Education and Training
Network 17. Histories of Education
Network 18. Research in Sport Pedagogy
Network 19. Ethnography
Network 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments
Network 22. Research in Higher Education
Network 23. Policy Studies and Politics of Education
Network 24. Mathematics Education Research
Network 25. Research on Children's Rights in Education
Network 26. Educational Leadership
Network 27. Didactics – Learning and Teaching
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