Education Shock

2021, May 27 — Jul 11

In 1957, the Soviet Union launched a satellite into orbit, winning the first stage of the “space race.” The West reacted to the “Sputnik crisis” with an unprecedented education offensive that soon dominated the social debate. Education Shock looks at the decades following the “shock” of the Sputnik crisis , in which education expanded on a global scale.

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Video – 0:32:24

Discussion: Campus Utopianism and its Discontents

With Sabine Bitter, Helmut Weber, Francesco Zuddas, moderated by Tom Holert English original version Dec 1, 2019

Audio – 0:32:14

Discussion: School-Building: Between Decolonization and Development Policy

With Ola Uduku, Sónia Vaz Borges, Filipa César, moderated by Elke Beyer English original version Nov 30, 2019

Audio – 0:55:38

Discussion: Childhood and Education, Experimentalized

With Gregor Harbusch, Monika Mattes, Mark Terkessidis, moderated by Tom Holert English translation Nov 30, 2019