An epistolary name for a hotel, why not?

I’m currently in Madrid to participate in the biannual conference of the International Auto/Biography Association (IABA), which includes the editorial board meeting of the European Journal of Life Writing. Making the most of my stay in this fantastic city, I’ve met friends to catch up. On my way back home from the cinema (we’ve watched … More An epistolary name for a hotel, why not?

4th “Education and Life Writing” Seminar

On 3rd June 2019 took place in Lleida University the fourth edition of the Roehampton-Lleida seminar series “Education and Life Writing: Interdisciplinary Narrative Research”. Our guests, Professor Ivor Goodson (Brighton University) and Professor Charly Ryan (Winchester University) read each a paper that you can watch here: Charly Ryan, Gloria Jove, Ivor Goodson, Meritxell Simon-Martin La … More 4th “Education and Life Writing” Seminar

We are looking for reporters!

Are you attending EERA Summer School 2019 in Brno? The journal History of Education Researcher is looking for reporters! We are planning to include an account of this now classic summer school in our November 2019 issue. Would you like to be part of our team? Contact us:

CFP Beyond Boundaries. Authorship and Readership in Life Writing

Tilburg University (the Netherlands) is currently circulating a fascinating CFP on Life Writing! The two-day conference will take place on 24 and 25 October 2019. You can send your 250-word abstract and 150-bio to Prof.Dr. Helma van Lierop at The deadline is 15 March 2019. More info here: CFP Beyond Boundaries

Book Reviews Editor – Expression of Interest

Call for expressions of interest for a Book Reviews Editor/s for the History of Education Researcher. After years of committed service, our current Book Reviews Editor, Alice Kirke, wishes to step down from the position. The History of Education Researcher is hence currently issuing a call for expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants: Book … More Book Reviews Editor – Expression of Interest

Exporting Bildung and Epistolary Education

In October I was invited by Professor Glòria Jové to carry out in Lleida University a series of activities related to my study of Bildung and Barbara Bodichon’s epistolary education. I gave two lectures, entitled “Bildung and Art: Education, Ethics and Esthetics”, where I discussed the role of art in educating citizens according to this … More Exporting Bildung and Epistolary Education

Embodied Narrating Selves. A Call for Help!

Last week I participated in the annual conference of the History of Education Society, which this year took place at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (Ireland): Usually I present some elements of my research – conclusive remarks, I mean. This time in my paper, “Epistolary education: self-development at the interface of emotions and embodiment“, I brought … More Embodied Narrating Selves. A Call for Help!

History of Education Society Post Graduate Research Conference

On Saturday 18 May 2019 will take place in Winchester University the History of Education Society Post Graduate Research Conference, with the theme “Historical Representation: Exploring the History of Education”. Consider participating!!! You can send your 300-word abstract until 28th February 2019: Final CFP Postgraduate Conference