Keynote Speakers

The 2023 Summer Days of the Research Network of History and Philosophy of Education
Professor Johannes Drerup TU Dortmund, Germany/VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Prof. Drerup is professor of philosophy of education and educational theory at TU Dortmund as well as guest professor at VU Amsterdam. His research interests include the theory and practice of democratic education, philosophy of education and educational theory, philosophy of childhood, and political and moral philosophy. He is coeditor of the books “Liberal Democratic Education: A Paradigm in Crisis” (2022), “Toleration and the Challenges to Liberalism” (2020) as well as the “Cambridge Handbook of Democratic Education” (forthcoming in 2023).

Professor Katariina Holma, Faculty of Education, University of Oulu

Prof. Holma is a professor of philosophy and theory of education at the University of Oulu. Her work focuses on theories and philosophies of citizenship education and democracy, and the philosophy of science in educational research. She is the editor of the books “Learning, Philosophy, and African Citizenship” and “Practices of Citizenship in East Africa: Perspectives from Philosophical Pragmatism”.

Associate Professor Christopher Martin, Okanagan School of Education, University of British Columbia

Associate prof. Christopher Martin is an Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education at the Okanagan School of Education at The University of British Columbia. His areas of research interest include the aims of education and education for deliberative democracy. His recent work has begun to focus on the ethics of educational institutions in civil society. He is the author of The Right to Higher Education: A Political Theory (2022) and Education in a Postmetaphysical World: Rethinking educational policy and practice through Jürgen Habermas’ Discourse Morality (2014).