On (In)security: A conversation on education and intergenerational dialogues

Carolin Bebek, Kate Katafiasz, Karian Schuitema, Benjamin Weber

Abstract


This paper presents a Q&A conversation held at the Performance Philosophy Biennial in Amsterdam, 2019. Three presentations responded to the conference call of ‘intervening in the habit of academia as a place for mature or adult voices,’ by exploring ways of making space for children’s voices. Connected by a focus on intergeneration dialogues, children’s disruption and the possibilities of empowerment, both within education and within familial structures, the three presentations opened a discussion about interpellation, sensitivity and (in)security. This paper presents this discussion in a reworked and extended format, offering insight into the presentations on the day, the subsequent conversation and the overarching questions that these dialogues provoke.

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drama and arts education, body as an open unity, educating learning disabled and neurodiverse children

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21476/PP.2020.52285

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