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Popkewitz delivers talk at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

October 18, 2016

UW-Madison’s Thomas Popkewitz delivered a talk at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Wenner-Gren Foundation in Stockholm on Sept. 9.

Thomas Popkewitz
Popkewitz is a professor with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction. His work centers on the knowledge or systems of reason that govern educational policy and research related to pedagogy and teacher education.

The academy organized a series of international speakers on educational policy and research for an invited meeting of government, ministry of education and educational researches from Sweden.

Popkewitz’s talk was titled: “The Promise of International Assessments and the Lorelei’s Whispers: Notes from Curriculum & Science Studies.”