ECER 2021 (online) conference ‘Education and Society: expectations, prescriptions, reconciliations’

  Members of the JustEdu project’s team presented a joint paper at the ECER 2021 Conference ‘Education and society: Expectations, prescriptions, reconciliations’ which was carried out online between 6th-9th September 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland: • Petya Ilieva-Trichkova and Pepka Boyadjieva – ‘Life is More Than Having Bread: Graduate Education-job Mismatch and Subjective Well-being’ ECER 2021 conference’s aim is to investigate the tensions that exist between the broad social, political and…

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15th European Sociological Association (ESA) Conference ‘Sociological Knowledges for Alternative Future’

  Members of the JustEdu project’s team presented 2 papers the 15th ESA Conference ‘Sociological Knowledges for Alternative Future’ which was carried out between 31st August – 3rd September 2021 in Barcelona, Spain: • Rumiana Stoilova and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova – ‘Perceptions of Fairness of Educational Opportunities and of Wages: Intersectional Analysis in a European Comparative Perspective’ • Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova – ‘Inevitability and Multi-dimensional Character of Social Justice…

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New Article: P. Ilieva-Trichkova & P. Boyadjieva – The Fragile Axes of Life

We are very delighted to announce that our new article Ilieva-Trichkova P, Boyadjieva P. The Fragile Axes of Life: A Capability Approach Perspective towards Graduates’ Education–Job Mismatches and Subjective Well-Being. Social Sciences. 2021; 10(7): 262, SJR (0.36), Q2, which was prepared within the JustEdu project, is already available online via an open access route: Social Sciences | Free Full-Text | The Fragile Axes of Life: A Capability Approach Perspective towards Graduates’…

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XIX BCES Annual International Conference ‘New Challenges to Education. Lessons from Around the World’ – Conference Participation

Members of the JustEdu project’s team presented 2 papers the XIX BCES Annual International Conference ‘New Challenges to Education. Lessons from Around the World’ on 21 – 25 June 2021 in Sofia, Bulgaria: • Alexander Gerganov, Petya Ilieva-Trichkova and Pepka Boyadjieva – ‘Why Study More when You Can Bribe: Corruption as a Challenge to Participation in Adult Formal Education’ • Raya Mihaylova – ‘Heuristic Potential of Actor – Network Theory…

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ESREA Policy Studies Seminar

Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova from the JustEdu project presented the paper: “Study of Adult Education in Different Political Contexts & the Impact of Political Context on Research into Adult Education” at the third seminar from the online seminar series of the ESREA Network Policy Studies in Adult Education on “Critical Policy Research in Challenging Political Contexts”. This seminar was held on June 16, 2021, 15:00-16:20 CET. More details about the…

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Adult Education in Global Times (AEGT 2021) – Conference Participation

Petya Ilieva-Trichkova and Pepka Boyadjieva from the JustEdu project presented the paper: ‘Participation in adult education as a layered process: Reconsidering the effects of social origin and innovation’ at the Adult Education in Global Times (AEGT 2021): International Research Conference. This conference was held on June 3-6, 2021 in Vancouver, The University of British Columbia, Canada. The conference was carried out for first time virtually. It was a product of a…

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Three Job Offers

We are currently looking for three highly motivated and skilled researchers to join a new research group at Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, working on the project “Dynamics of inequalities in participation in higher and adult education: A comparative social justice perspective”, funded by the National Science Fund to the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria within the National Scientific Programme “VIHREN”. More…

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New Book: Boyadjieva P. & Ilieva-Trichkova P. – Adult Education as Empowerment

We are very pleased to announce that our new book Boyadjieva P. & Ilieva-Trichkova P. ‘Adult Education as Empowerment Re-imagining Lifelong Learning through the Capability Approach, Recognition Theory and Common Goods Perspective’ which was prepared within the JustEdu project is already available online: Adult Education as Empowerment | SpringerLink Adult Education as Empowerment – Re-imagining Lifelong Learning through the Capability Approach, Recognition Theory and Common Goods Perspective | Pepka Boyadjieva…

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PhD student position

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and skilled PhD student to join a new research group at Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, working on the project “Dynamics of inequalities in participation in higher and adult education: A comparative social justice perspective”, funded by the National Science Fund to the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria within the National Scientific Programme “VIHREN”…

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