Round Table “Educational Research in Europe: decolonise, democratise and develop. Legacies and futurities”

Tanu Biswas is an interdisciplinary philosopher of education who develops the childist perspective in pedagogy, climate justice, decoloniality and research methodology. She is an associate professor in pedagogy at the University of Stavanger (Norway) and mentor for early career researchers at the Doctoral College for Intersectionality Studies at the University of Bayreuth (Germany).  She  also serves as the co-director of The Childism Institute (University of Rutgers Camden USA)

Dalila Pinto Coelho is a researcher at the University of Porto and a full member of the CIIE - Centre of Research and Intervention in Education of the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences. She has a background in Educational Sciences and international development. Her work intersects global education, citizenship and development issues transformed futures, exploring post and decolonial scholarship. Current research addresses the role of HE in global, antiracist and decolonial/zed education. She integrates the COST Action DecoIDEV furthering the role of education in decolonizing development.

Pedro Ferreira is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto and a CIIE - Center for Educational Research and Intervention member. He has primarily worked on issues of civic and political participation and political development, more recently including how digital contexts and technologies are relevant to the construction and practices of citizenship. He has participated in and coordinated nationally and internationally funded research projects on these topics, and he is a member of the Portuguese Society of Educational Sciences (SPCE) and the Deputy Secretary General of the Ibero-Latin American Association of Political Psychology (AILPP).