Dr Rebecca Adami
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Organisation: Department of Education
Phone: +46 8 16 3819
E-Mail: rebecca.adami@edu.su.se
Website: http://www.edu.su.se
Department of Education, Stockholm University
S-106 91 Stockholm

Dr. Rebecca Adami, PhD, lectures on the MA program in International and Comparative Education and the School Principal Program. She is former Fulbright Scholar at the Department of Arts and Humanities, Teachers College as well as at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University. Her research interest is on the broad study of human rights in the field of philosophy of education. In her PhD thesis, titled “Human Rights Learning: the Significance of Narratives, Relationality and Uniqueness”, Rebecca Adami explored human rights learning through a narrative turn that focus on learners and teachers life stories, drawing on the work of Hanna Arendt and Adriana Cavarero.

Additional research interests:
Rights of the Child and ethics in education
Cosmopolitanism and citizenship education
Leadership studies on Inclusion and Social Justice
Intercultural studies, Diversity and Intersectionality

International peer-reviewed articles:

Adami, R. (2016). “The Praxis of Ethics and Justice In Human Rights Learning: Examining the Limits Of Progressive Education”, Ethics and Education, doi:10.1007/s40889-016-0026-7.

Adami, R. (2015). “Paideia and Cosmopolitan Education: On Subjectification, Politics and Justice” Studier i Pedagogisk Filosofi, special issue Kosmopilitisme og realisme, Vol 4, No 2, pp. 68-80

Adami. R. (2015) “On Subalternity and Representation: Female and Post Colonial Subjects Claiming Universal Human Rights in 1948”, Journal of Research on Women and Gender, Vol 6, pp.56-66

Adami, R. (2015). ”Counter Narratives as Political Contestation: Universality, Particularity and Uniqueness”. The Equal Rights Review, No15, pp.13-24

Adami, R. (2014). ”Human Rights For More Than One Voice: Re-Thinking Political Space Beyond the Local/Global Divide”. Ethics and Global Politics, Vol.7, No. 4, pp.163-180

Adami, R and Hållander, M. (2014). ”Testimony and Narrative as a Political Relation: the question of Ethical Judgement in Education”. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 49:1, pp.1-13

Adami, R. (2014) ”Towards Cosmopolitan Ethics in Teacher Education: An Ontological Dimension of Learning Human Rights”. Ethics and Education, Vol.9, No. 1, pp.29-38

Adami, R. (2014) ”Re-Thinking Relations in Human Rights Education: The Politics of Narratives”. Journal of Philosophy of Education, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 293-307 10.

Adami, R. (2013). ”Intersectional Dialogue: A Cosmopolitan Dialogue of Ethics”. Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Journal, Vol.5, No.2, pp. 45-62. 11.

Adami, R. (2012). ”Reconciling Universality and Particularity through a Cosmopolitan Outlook on Human Rights”, Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Journal, Vol.4, No.2, 2012, pp. 22-37 12.

Adami, R. (2008). ”The Breaking Points in Life Stories, Leading to Learning Processes”, Adult Education Discourses, Polen. 13.

Adami, R and Bron, A. (2007). ”The Way to Democracy Through Education and Learning in Sweden”, Journal für Politische Bildung, Wochenschau Verlag, Tyskland

Book chapters:

Schumann, C & Adami, R "Feminism and Philosophy of Education", chapter in Stone, Lynda, Macmillan Interdisciplinary Studies: Philosophy Series (accepted and forthcoming)

Schumann, C & Adami, R (2014) "Towards a Critical Cosmopolitanism in Human Rights Learning: The Vienna Conference in 1993", chapter in Papastephanou, M, Strand, T & Pierre, A (Eds.) Philosophy as a Lived Experience. Navigating through dichotomies of thought and action. Berlin: VDM Verlag (IBSN 9783643902900) pp:259-276

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