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Education to democracy. Closing Workshop

The Japanese-French program POLITICAL EDUCATION FOR HUMAN TRANSFORMATION (2019-2021), supported by the JSPS and CNRS, aims at an interdisciplinary research on moral and political education, and at a collective inquiry into democracy as a form of life.

This workshop will explore the question whether there can be education for democracy, what are its new stakes and methods.

Programme

Friday, December 17th, 2 pm-7 pm

1:45 Welcome and opening: Sandra Laugier and Naoko Saito

I. Seeing Democracy

Chair: Paul Standish

  • 2:00 Naoko Saito (Kyoto University School of Education)

Shutting one’s eyes correctly: Wittgenstein and the education of grownups 

  • 2:45 Hugo Clémot (Université Gustave Eiffel)

Epistemic Panic on Film

  • 3:30 Elise Domenach (ENS Lyon)

The educational and democratic uptake of philosophical ecocriticism: Cavell and American ecocinema, Kelly Reichardt's Certain Women

4:15 coffee break

II. Learning Democracy

Chair: Anne Gonon

  • 4:30 Albert Ogien (CNRS)

Fake news, Conspiracy Theories and Education to Democracy

  • 5:15 Alexis Gibbs (Winchester University)

Dismantling democracy’s closet: on learning to be visible 

  • 6:00 Baptiste Cornardeau (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Foreign to Democracy. The Borders of Education

 

Saturday, December 18th, 9am-6 pm

III. Perfecting Democracy

Chair: Adrian Skilbeck

  • 9:15 Paul Standish (UCL)

The Apple’s Increment

  • 10:00 Léa Boman (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Emerson's Claim for Inconsistency. Moral Perfectionism and Rationality in Cavell's Philosophy

  • 10:45 Anne Gonon (Doshisha University)

Japanese female students’ movements – What is anger emancipating us from?

11h30 coffee break

  • 11:45 Piergiorgio Donatelli (Roma La Sapienza)

The Fates of Freedom: education and experience

Lunch break

IV. Serial Democracy

Chair: Hugo Clémot

  • 2:00  Sylvie Allouche (Ucly, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Demoseries)

What does the French series Kaamelott tell us about democracy?

  • 2:45  Thibaut de Saint Maurice (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Demoseries)

Education at the Bureau

  • 3:30 Théo Touret-Dengreville (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Demoseries)

Superheroes as Educators

V. Recovering Democracy

Chair: Sandra Laugier

  • 4:30 Emma Williams (University of Warwick)

‘Verona is sick': Rethinking the possibilities for romance in a time of mental health crisis

  • 5:15 Adrian Skilbeck (Winchester University)

Pretending to be serious: reflections on drama, democracy and education

  • 6:00 Paola Marrati  (Johns Hopkins)

The Grievances of Others

  • 6:45 Conclusions

Voir le programme (PDF, 181 Ko)

Informations pratiques

Institut des sciences juridique et philosophique de la Sorbonne

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Centre Lourcine

1, rue de la Glacière – 75013 Paris

Bâtiment 1, 2e étage, salle 13

Inscription: Marina.Krivitzky@univ-paris1.fr


The workshop is supported by the JSPS-CNRS Research Program on “Political Education for Human Transformation" (2019-2021, Naoko Saito/Sandra Laugier), by the ERC Program DEMOSERIES and by the scientific board Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.