Freedom of Speech & Cultural Praxis

Freedom of speech as an abstract ideal does not exist. Freedom of speech can only occur within concrete power systems and social relations. The question is, “Whose freedom, and freedom for what?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote: “I had hoped that the white moderate would understand that law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and that when...

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The Dangers of Objectivity in Psychological Science

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Coffee Hour with Mike Cole

Coffee Hour with Mike Cole

Vygotsky's Writings about Imagination and Creativity Following an earlier discussion on XMCA initiated by Francine Smolucha, David Kellogg and Bernard Schneuwly, they have taken up my suggestion to gather for a coffee hour on Zoom.  We are scheduling the discussion...

AERA free session: Reimagining Cultural-Historical Activity Theory

The AERA Cultural-historical theory SIG is organizing a preconference session, which continues from where the Re-generating CHAT project left. The virtual participation is free of charge and open for everyone, The in-person participation requires registration to the AERA conference. (Flyer attached) To register...


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The 9th Nordic-Baltic ISCAR conference

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The 9th Nordic-Baltic ISCAR conference will be held in Helsinki, Finland between 14 and 16 of June 2022. Our conference theme is “Towards inclusive and just societies: a dialogue with, within and beyond CHAT”. In the spirit of our theme, we...

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