Professor Molly Andrews, University of East London, Professor of Sociology and Co-director of the Centre for Narrative Research at the University of East London. Her research interests include political narratives, the psychological basis of political commitment, political identity, and patriotism.
Her books include Lifetimes of Commitment: Aging, Politics, Psychology and Shaping History: Narratives of Political Change (both Cambridge University Press), and Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life (Oxford University Press 2014).
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This seminar explored the role of the narrative imagination in education, both in the classroom and beyond. Drawing on more than 25 years in the classroom, the presentation examines the stifling effect of current models of education on the ability of students and teachers to make connections between their formal learning and their lives, as they are, and as they might be.
The talk focused on fundamental pedagogical questions:
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