Special Post-graduate day
Wednesday 28th November 2012 10:00am-3:00pm
The BBB2012 Special Post-graduate day is intended to encourage current students and recent graduate in the disciplines of history of education, history of libraries and Mechanics’ Institutes and those who may be interested in finding more about further study in these areas to share their experiences and their research in a positive and supportive environment. It will provide an opportunity to discuss your research with your peers and engage and present your research in a non-threatening professional forum. It also will allow you to engage and to draw on the wisdom, expertise and knowledge of international and national experts in these disciplines.
Time and Date: Wednesday 28th November 2012 10:00-3:00 pm
Location: Melbourne CBD exact location to be advised once numbers are determined
Cost: Before September 14th $25.00 after $40:00 (see post-grad day registration form for more details)
Participation: Participation and attendance is open to anyone who is interested in the themes associated with conference and who registers either for the main conference or for the special post-graduate day. Calls for paper presentations are for current students and recent graduate in the disciplines of history of education, history of libraries and Mechanics’ Institutes and associated disciplines. You do NOT need to present to attend the day but you will need to register.
10:00-12:00 paper presentations. Each paper 15 minutes with 15 minutes discussion and questions
12:12:45 lunch (not provided)
12:45-3:00 research and publication workshop (conducting research, issues associated with research and publication, how to get yourself published)
Facilitator: Professor Tanya Fitzgerald
Head of School, Associate Dean (Research) Faculty of Education Latrobe University Melbourne Chief Editor of History of Education Review, and co-editor of the Journal of Educational Administration and History
Other confirmed participants
Prof. Alastair Black Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign: Editor 2004-2008 International journal of library history, current North American Editor of Library and Information History and co-editor of Library Trends
Prof. Adam Nelson Professor of educational policy study at University of Wisconsin-Madison and 2011-2012 Fellow at the Charles Warren Center for studies in American history, Harvard.
Dr Martyn Walker: Head of Department for Post-compulsory education and training University of Huddersfield researcher Mechanics’ Institutes