Winter Academy Program

Monday, November 17
Venue: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Marianne Braig, Melanie Hanif (Forum)
Andreas Gestrich, Indra Sengupta (TRG)

Workshop Session
Group 1
Key moments of education policy towards the poor in the long 20th century
Ravi Ahuja (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) and Andreas Gestrich (German Historical Institute London)
Group 2
Social stratification and intergenerational class mobility in Latin America

Patricio Solís (El Colegio de México) and Marianne Braig (Freie Universität Berlin)

Project Presentations
Group A
Teachers’ Struggle for Income in the Congo (DRC). Between Education and Remuneration
Cyril Owen Brandt (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
Discussant: Alva Bonaker
Group B
The Politics of Higher Education and the Everyday Life of Students in Jordan and Egypt
Daniele Cantini (Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg)
Discussant: Malini Ghose
Group C
The Informal Education Sector in Egypt: Between State, Market, and Civil Society
Sarah Hartmann (Freie Universität Berlin)
Discussant: Saikat Maitra

Project Presentations
Group A
Primed to Labour: ‘Education’ in Industrial and Artisan Schools of Colonial India (1860s-1940s)
Arun Kumar (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Discussant: Divya Kannan
Group C
Working Class Youths and Education in Post-Industrial Mumbai
Sumeet Mhaskar (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Discussant: V. Kalyan Shankar

Tuesday, November 18
Venue: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Project Presentations
Group A
Youth Experiences in Secondary School: Massification, Dynamics of Inequality and Figures of Citizenship in Argentina
Pedro Núñez (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
Discussant: Maya Buser De
Group B
Gender Inequalities in Medical Education: Accessibility of Orthopedic Training for Female Interns in Egypt
Marwa Schumann (Alexandria University)
Discussant: Preeti
Group C
Social Origin and Inequality of Opportunities in Colombia: Analysis of Educational Achievement and Occupational Attainment among University Graduates
Andrea Cuenca Hernández (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Discussant: Nicolás Brunet

Discussion with Anja Schillhaneck, MdA
Introduction: Georges Khalil (Forum)

Project Presentations
Group A
Hauptschüler. The Role of Education in Exclusion Processes in Germany
Stefan Wellgraf (Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder)
Discussant: Deepika K. Singh
Group B
Educational Governance and Inequality in Higher Education: The Case of the University for Development Studies (UDS) Ghana
Jane-Frances Lobnibe (University for Development Studies, Tamale)
Discussant: Meenakshi Gautam
Group C
Higher Education and Profit Logic in the Education System. Social Consequences of the Expansion of Low-Cost-Private-Universities in Peru
Carmela Chávez (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú)
Discussant: Latika Gupta

Wednesday, November 19
Venue: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Project Presentations
Group A
Recasting the Self: Missionaries and the Education of the Poor in Kerala (1854-1956)
Divya Kannan (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Discussant: Arun Kumar
Group B
Educational & Professional Status of Scheduled Castes/Tribes: Attainment & Challenges
Bharat Chandra Rout (National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi)
Discussant: Sunandan K.N.
Group C
Marketisation, Managerialism and School Reforms: A Study of Public-Private Partnerships in Elementary Education in Delhi
Vidya K.S. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Discussant: Cecilia Pereda

Project Presentations
Group A
Transmission of Learning in Ilorin: A History of Islamic Education 1897-2012
Sakariyau Alabi Aliyu (Universiteit Leiden; Bayero University Kano)
Discussant: Debarati Bagchi
Group B
Refugee Settlements and the Role of Education in Post-Partition West Bengal
Kaustubh Mani Sengupta (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Discussant: Saikat Maitra
Group C
Who Studies What, Where and Why? Systemic Inequalities beyond Affirmative Action Policies in Indian Higher Education
V. Kalyan Shankar (University of Pune)
Discussant: Sumeet Mhaskar

Venue: Berlin Social Science Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung)

Thematic Discussions
Group 1
Gender, Inequality and Education
Jana Tschurenev (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), Marwa Schumann
Chair: Andrea Cuenca Hernández (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Group 2
Socio-cultural Diversity, Inequality and Education
Cornelia Gresch (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung), Latika Gupta (University of Delhi)
Chair: Stefan Wellgraf (Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder)
Group 3
Inequality and Education in the Political Process
Lena Ulbricht (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung), Pedro Núñez (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
Chair: Melanie Hanif (Forum Transregionale Studien)

Panel Discussion
Inequality and Education: Economic Perspectives
Chair: Sumeet Mhaskar
Cyril Owen Brandt

Cultural and political economy perspectives on the (re)production and functioning of global agendas
Nicolás Brunet
Cumulative advantage mechanism and inequality across temporal processes

Daniele Cantini
The role of non-state actors in education
Sarah Hartmann
Privatization, marketization and commodification of education

Thursday, November 20
Venue: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt Ferngespräch
Global Knowledge Disparities: The North-South Divide

Project Presentations
Group A
Inequalities and Production of New Cultural Forms at Government Secondary Schools in Kolkata, India
Maya Buser De (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul)
Discussant: Pedro Núñez
Group B
Schooling Women: Debates on Education in the United Provinces (1854-1930)
Preeti (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Discussant: Marwa Schumann
Group C
State and Non-State Actors in Current Secondary Education Policy in Uruguay: A Complex Configuration
Cecilia Pereda (Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento)
Discussant: Vidya K.S

Project Presentations
Group A
Poverty, Hunger and State Welfare—The Example of the Indian Mid-Day Meal Scheme
Alva Bonaker (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Discussant: Cyril Owen Brandt
Group B
Critical Mind and Labouring Body: Caste and Education Reforms in Kerala
Sunandan K.N. (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies Delhi)
Discussant: Bharat Chandra Rout
Group C
Education as a Fundamental Right: Deconstructing Socio-historical Discourses and Challenges
Latika Gupta (University of Delhi)
Discussant: Carmela Chávez

Friday, November 21
Venue: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Project Presentations
Group A
A Script for the Masses? Pedagogic Practices and Didactic Traditions among Sylhetis
Debarati Bagchi (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Discussant: Sakariyau Alabi Aliyu
Group B
Gender, Caste and Higher Education: Pathways and Experiences of Dalit Women in an Elite College in Delhi
Meenakshi Gautam (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Discussant: Jane-Frances Lobnibe
Group C
Transforming Work: Training Programs and Retail Worker-Identity in Contemporary Kolkata
Saikat Maitra (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Discussant: Sarah Hartmann

Project Presentations
Group A
Social Inclusion in Schools. Experiences and Role of Teachers, Students, Management and Parents
Deepika K. Singh (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)
Discussant: Stefan Wellgraf
Group B
What Exclusion Leaves Out: The “Life-Worlds” of Educational Policy Making in Contemporary India
Malini Ghose (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Discussant: Daniele Cantini
Group C
Inequality Generating Process in Longitudinal Perspective: Educational Transitions and Occupational Trajectories in Three Mexican Cohorts (1950-2011)
Nicolás Brunet (El Colegio de México)
Discussant: Andrea Cuenca Hernández

Thematic Discussions
Group 1
Chair: Indra Sengupta
Affirmative Action in Higher Education
Bharat Chandra Rout, V. Kalyan Shankar
Group 2
Chair: Jane-Frances Lobnibe
Cultural Production of Inequalities in Education
Maya Buser De, Sunandan K.N.

Wrap Up Session


For the program of the public conference “Inequality, Education and Social Power: Transregional Perspectives” which took place on 24 and 25 November, please visit the conference section of this blog.