The network’s programme consisted of eleven sessions containing all together 35 papers. The average number of participants was 25 with a maximum attendance of about 50 for the second session of the joint symposium on Writing Histories of Intercultural Education (see also below) and a lower attendance of about 15 for the last two sessions scheduled on Wednesday afternoon.
The first paper session was on ‘children at risk’, with two contributions from Belgium. The second paper session contained four presentations on ‘Biographies and Life Histories’ with contributions from Portugal, Austria, Finland and New Zealand. The third paper session on ‘educational spaces’ contained three papers with contributions from Norway, England/Denmark and Belgium. The fourth paper session was a joint session with Network 25 (Research on Children’s Rights in Education) on ‘Researching Children’s Rights: Aspects of Time and Place’/’Children’s Rights in History’, with two papers from Belgium and one from Sweden. The Fifth paper session was on ‘Science and Knowledge Transfer’, with contributions from Serbia and two from Suisse. The sixth paper session contained two presentations on film, one from Scotland and one from France. The seventh paper session was on the one hand on ‘School Subjects’, with papers from England and France, and on the other hand on ‘Teacher Profession and Training’, with papers from Finland and Australia. The last theme mentioned was continued in the eighth and last paper session with contributions from Slovakia, Switzerland and Austria.
Two symposia have been organized. The first was a joint symposium with network 7 (Social Justice and Intercultural Education) on Writing Histories of Intercultural Education, organized in two subsequent sessions, containing two contributions from Germany, two from Belgium, one from Norway, one from Turkey, one from Italy and one from Denmark. The second symposium was called ‘Beyond the Psychology of Education: Investigating European Educational Research and Scholarship after 1950’ and contained papers from Switzerland, France and Norway.