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Workshop with Professor Karin Murris: The Posthuman Child Manifesto

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START DATE 4 December 2018
START TIME 04:30pm

Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT

END DATE 4 December 2018
END TIME 07:00pm

Workshop with guest speaker Professor Karin Murris of the University of Cape Town in South Africa

Places are limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please book on our Eventbrite page.


Karin Murris is Full Professor of Pedagogy and Philosophy at the School of Education at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Grounded in philosophy as an academic discipline, her main research interests are in pedagogies such as Philosophy with children and Reggio Emilia, school ethics and post-qualitative research methods. She is Principal Investigator of the Decolonising Early Childhood Discourses: Critical Posthumanism in Higher Education

research project funded by the South African National Research Foundation (NRF). Her email address is Her articles can be downloaded from

Karin is currently president of the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children (ICPIC), convened the 16th ICPIC Conference in 2013 and studied with Matthew Lipman and A.M. Sharp in the US. Her publications include: Teaching Philosophy with Picture Books (1992), The Posthuman Child: Educational Transformation through Philosophy with Picturebooks (2016), and (with Joanna Haynes) Storywise: Thinking through Stories (2002), Picturebooks, Pedagogy and Philosophy (2012) and Literacies, Literature and Learning: Reading Classrooms Differently (2018). She is also co-editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children (2017).

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