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Elisabet Langmann

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Elisabet Langmann
Senior Lecturer
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
Flemingsberg
Phone: +46 8 608 5043
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Elisabet Langmann is Senior Lecturer in Education. Placing educational practice and social justice at the center of her work, her research is situated within the field of philosophy of education and is informed primarily by contemporary continental philosophy and feminist theory (Derrida, Levinas, Arendt, Kristeva, Irigaray). Her PhD thesis titled A Pedagogy of Tolerance centers on what it means to become a tolerating subject in and through education. She is currently member of a four year research project titled “Lived Values: A Pedagogical-Philosophical Groundwork of the Value Basis in Swedish Schools” financed by the Swedish Research Counsel (2015-2018) (for more information, see "Link to my website"). 

Langmann is board member of Nordic Society of Philosophy of Education, member of the Editorial Board of Utbildnign & Demokrati (Education & Democracy), member of the Editorial Panel of Studier i Pædagogisk Filosofi (Studies in Philosophy of Education) and has been reviewer for academic journals such as Studies in Philosophy and Education; Journal of Curriculum StudiesJournal of Philosophy of Education; Globalisation, Societies and Education; Gender and Education, and Nordic Studies in Education.

Langmann teaches university courses for students in education and teacher education on a variety of arias, including Curriculum Studies, Philosophy of Education, Intercultural Education, Critical Pedagogy, Special Education, Teachers Professional Work, and the Philosophy of Science. 

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES (refereed)

Langmann, E. & Bergdahl, L. (Submitted). Pedagogical Postures: A Feminist Search for a Geometry of the Educational Relation. Ethics and Education.

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2017). Time for Values: Responding Educationally to the Call from the Past. Studies in Philosophy and Education.

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2017). Where Are You?: Giving Voice to the Teacher by Reclaiming the Public/Private Distinction. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 51 (2), 461-475.

Langmann, E. (2016). My Way to You: How to Make Room for Transformative Communication in Intercultural Education. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 50 (2), 233-245.

Langmann, E. & Månsson, N. (2016). Att vända blicken mot sig själv. En problematisering av den normkritiska pedagogiken. [Questioning the Foundations of Norm Critical Pedagogy]. Pedagogisk forskning i Sverige, 21(1-2), 79-100.

Langmann, E. (2011). Representational and Territorial Economies in Global Citizenship Education: Welcoming the Other at the Limit of Cosmopolitan Hospitality. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 9 (3-4), 399-409.

Langmann, E. (2011). Rethinking the Place of Tolerance in Education: Encountering Otherness between Acceptance and Rejection. Nordic Studies of Education, 31 (2), 96-105.

Langmann, E. (2011). Welcoming Difference at the Limit of Tolerance Education. In Gert Biesta (ed.), Philosophy of Education Society Yearbook 2010, 337-345.Urbana, IL: Philosophy of Education Society. 

Månsson, N. & Langmann, E. (2010). Facing Ambivalence in Education: A Strange(r’s) Hope? Ethics and Education, 6 (1), 15-25.

Langmann, E. (2010). Välkomna (nästan) allihopa. Mellan kategoriserade olikheter och radikal skillnad [Welcome (Almost) Everyone Encountering Otherness between Social Categories and Radical Difference]. Utbildning & Demokrati. Tidskrift för didaktik och utbildningspolitik, 19 (3), 57-71. 

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS 

Langmann, E. (submitted). Mellan maktkritik och kunskapskriser: några utmaningar för den normkritiskt inspirerade läraren. I Lotta Björkman och Janne Bromseth (red) Den normkritiska pedagogen. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Langmann, E. (2017). Schooling Tolerance - an Educational Art. In Erik Lundberg (ed) The Mechanisms of Tolerance (pp. 256-276). Stockholm: The Living History Forum. 

Langmann, E. (2017). Att skola tolerans - en undervisningskonst. I Erik Lundberg (red)   Toleransens mekanismer: en antologi (pp. 247-270). Stockholm: Forum för levande historia. 

Langmann, E. (2013). Toleransens pedagogik. En pedagogisk-filosofisk studie av tolerans som en fråga för undervisning. [A Pedagogy of Tolerance: An Educational-Philosophical Study of Tolerance as a Question for Education], PhD Diss. Örebro: Örebro University Press. 

Langmann, E. (2012). Representational and Territorial Economies in Global Citizenship Education: Welcoming the Other at the Limit of Cosmopolitan Hospitality. In Mark Murphy (ed.), Social Theory and Education Research. Volume II. SAGE Publications.

CONFERENCE PAPERS (refereed) 

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2017). Gendering the Scholastic Techniques. Paper presented at ECER, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2017. 

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2017). Time for Values: Responding Educationally to the Call from the Past. Paper presented at PESGB, Oxford, England, March 2017.

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann E. (2017). Ambivalent Teaching: Gendering the Scholastic Techniques. Paper presented at NERA, Cophenhagen, Denmark, March 2017. 

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2016). Making Values Common: On the Importance of Turning Fostering into a Public Matter. Paper presented at INPE, Warsaw, Poland, August 2016. 

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2016). "Where Are You?": Teaching Values and Virtues by Reclaiming the Private/Public Distinction. Paper presented at ECER, Dublin, Ireland, August 2016. 

Bergdahl, L. & Langmann, E. (2016). No Longer and Not Yet: Teaching Values and Virtues beyond the Private/Public Distinction. Paper presented at NERA, Helsinki, Finland, March 2016. 

Langmann, E. (2015). My Way to You: How to Make Room for Transformative Communication in Intercultural Education. Paper presented at PESGB, Oxford, England, March 2015. 

Langmann, E. & Månsson, N. (2014). On Education, Humanism and Reason: Questioning the Foundations of Norm Critical Pedagogy. Paper presented at NERA, Lillehammer, Norway, March 2014. 

Langmann, E. (2010). Welcoming Difference at the Limit of Tolerance Education. Paper presented at PES, San Francisco, USA, April 2010. 

Langmann, E. (2010). Education and the “Liminality” of Tolerance. Paper presented at NERA, Malmö, Sweden, March 2010.

Langmann, E. (2009). “Is not Hospitality an Interruption of the Self?”: Welcoming Difference Beyond/In Tolerance Education. Paper presented at ECER, Vienna, Austria, September 2009. 

Månsson, N. & Langmann E. (2008). Facing Ambivalence in Education: A Strange(r’s) Hope? Paper presented at ECER, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2008.

Langmann, E. (2008). Consensus, Conflict and Being. Toward an Ethical Attentiveness to Difference. Workshop paper presented at INPE, Kyoto, Japan, August 2008.

Langmann, E. & Månsson, N. (2008). Facing Ambivalence in Education. Paper presented at NERA, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2008.

Langmann, E. (2007). Beyond Tolerance: Living Together in a Pluralistic Society, Paper presented at NERA, Turku, Finland, March 2007 (This paper is part of the research project ”Learning Democracy”, financed by the Swedish Research Council).

REVIEWS

Langmann, E. (2015). Recension Claudia W. Ruitenberg: Unlocking the World. Education in an Ethic of Hospitality. Utbildning & Demokrati. Tidskrift för didaktik och utbildningspolitik 24(3): 117-119. 

RESEARCH REPORTS (in Swedish)

(These reports are part of the research project "Steiner schools in Sweden: An Evaluation" financed by Kempe Carlgrenska Fonden)

Langmann, E., Andersson, C. & Dahlin, B. (2005). I mötet mellan två pedagogiska kulturer. Waldorflärarutbildares, utbildningssamordnares och studerandes uppfattningar om utbildningen Lärarexamen med waldorfprofil. Karlstad: Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. 

Dahlin, B., Andersson, C. & Langmann, E. (2005). Kunskaper i Svenska, Engelska och Matematik samt attityder till undervisningen i skolår 9. En jämförelse mellan waldorfelever och elever i den kommunala skolan. Karlstad: Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. 

Dahlin, B., Langmann, E. & Andersson, C. (2004). Waldorfskolor och medborgerligt-moralisk kompetens. En jämförelse mellan waldorfelever och elever i den kommunala skolan. Karlstad: Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. 

Dahlin, B., Andersson C. & Langmann, E. (2004). Waldorfskolor och segregationsfrågan. En undersökning av ”waldorfföräldrars” sociala och kulturella homogenitet. Karlstad: Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. 

Dahlin, B., Andersson C. & Langmann, E. (2003). Waldorfelever i högre utbildning. En uppföljningsstudie. Karlstad: Institutionen för utbildningsvetenskap, Karlstads universitet. 

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