2022 - Histories of Education Summer School


  • Call for Applications
  • Dates: 9–12 June 2022
  • Venue: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Application deadline: 31 December 2021

This conference invites applications from postgraduate students in the history of education with an interest in the histories of educational spaces and discourses and new ways of working with images, artefacts, and archives. Leading international historians of education will give lectures and workshops, and offer advice concerning the research process. There will be opportunities for students to discuss their dissertation projects with fellow doctoral candidates and receive comments from prominent schalars in the field.

The summer school started as an EERA pilot project and is the twelfth conference in a series of successful events that started in Ghent in 2010 and was followed by meetings in Birmingham 2011, Lisbon 2012, Hamburg 2013, Umeå 2014, Luxembourg 2015, Groningen 2016, Porto Conte 2017, Riga 2018, Liverpool 2019 and Lyon 2021. This session of the summer school is organised at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain, in collaboration with Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) and Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), both in Madrid.

The conference is supported by:

  • Stichting Paedagogica Historica
  • History of Education Society, UK
  • European Educational Research Association (EERA)
  • International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE)
  • Sociedad Española de Historia de la Educación (SEDHE)

The number of participants is limited to 25-30 students. The conference language is English. Participation in the conference is free of charge. Accommodation and meals will be provided, but delegates will have to cover the cost for their travel to Madrid. ISCHE travel bursaries are available to students from low-GDP countries.

For more information, please check the application form.

Tutors: Frederik Herman (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland), Jody Crutchley (Liverpool Hope University, UK), Ian Grosvenor and Siân Roberts (University of Birmingham, UK), Angelo Van Gorp (University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, Germany), Björn Norlin (Umeå University, Sweden) and Carlos Martinez Valle (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).
Local organisers: Antonio Fco. Canales (head), Carlos Martínez Valle, Teresa Rabazas, Sara Ramos and Carlos Sanz Simón (UCM), María del Mar del Pozo and Carlos Menguiano (UAH) and Gabriela Ossenbach, Kira Mahammud and Ana Badanelli (UNED)

Application form
Can be retrieved here and should be sent to summerschool-madrid(at)eera-ecer.de.

  • Closing date for applications is 31 December 2021. Successful applicants will be notified in February 2022.


Application form
Deadline: 31 December 2021


Application, eligibility and selection criteria:

Travel, accommodation and venue:
Antonio Fco. Canales (antcanal(at)ucm.es)