University of Tampere Research Group Equality & Planetary Justice in Adult, Vocational & Higher Education

International PhD seminar in Tallinn University (November 2016)

Programme International PhD research seminar of PhD students' from Tampere University and Tallinn University Mare Building, room M-446 Wednesday, 9.11. arrival Meeting with professor Anja Heikkinen 13.00–14. 00 (room: M (Mare building)- 434/M-431 Dinner 18.00 Thursday, 10.11. 14.45- 15.45. Open... Continue Reading →

Summer Days of History & Philosophy of Education – Abstract submission is open. Abstraktien jättö HIFI-päiville on auennut

We are proud to announce that the Summer Days of History & Philosophy of Education 2017 abstract submission is open. We welcome all submissions until 28 February 2017 at On the conference page, you can find the submission form... Continue Reading →

Upcoming EquJust activities during this fall and next spring – Come join us!

Finnish popular adult education in comparison seminar 18.11. (in English) Adult education and the planetary condition forum 1.12. (Freedom & Responsibility of Popular Adult Education activity. This seminar is organized in Finnish) 7th Nordic Conference on Adult Education and Learning... Continue Reading →

Save the date: The 13th Summer Days of the Finnish Research Network on History and Philosophy of Education

SAVE THE DATE & 1st Call for Papers – In Finnish below Please note - Opening of the abstract submission will be announced later on this webpage. The sessions will be either in English, Finnish or bilingual. The 13th Meeting of the History... Continue Reading →

New publication: Adult Education & the Planetary Condition (eds. Harju & Heikkinen)

Edited by Aaro Harju and Anja Heikkinen The traditional nation-state context of adult education research and practice is challenged by the consequences of globalization. Beside increased mobility and interaction across different borders, they include financial and economic, social and environmental... Continue Reading →

Visiting professors Larissa Jõgi, Krista Loogma (Tallinn), Georgios Zarifis (Thessaloniki), Markus Weil (FHNW) & Joon Heo (Yeungnam) (May 2016)

In May 2016 EDU's EQJ-group had the honor to host colleagues, professors Larissa Jõgi and Krista Loogma from Tallinn University, School of Educational Sciences, professor Georgios Zarifis from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Markus Weil from the Institute for Further Education and Educational... Continue Reading →

Lorenz Lassnigg at EDU (April 2016)

As our colleagues from Zurich, Lorenz Lassnigg, a Senior Researcher and a Head of a research group on qualification, employment and innovation from the Department of Sociology of the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, is a long term collaborator... Continue Reading →

Tampere-Zurich collaboration (Spring 2016)

EquJust group's members from the University of Tampere and the University of Zurich collaborated actively during the academic year of 2016. In January Heikkinen, Lätti and Pätäri visited the University of Zurich, Institute of Education, department for Vocational Education and... Continue Reading →

Adult Education Conference in Jyväskylä (February 2016)

The national Adult Education Conference was held on February 18-19, 2016 at the University of Jyväskylä, organized by the Finnish Society for Research on Adult Education and the University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Education. The theme of the conference was... Continue Reading →

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