Research area: Pedagogy/Art
The research subject Pedagogy/Art is a versatile community bringing together researchers working within several research fields.
Key questions within the subject area Pedagogy/Art relate to issues such as; how to develop and strengthen the connection between educational research and arts-based methods; how to work through critical pedagogy in exploring questions of alternative modes of education; child culture and children´s Rights as part of Human Rights; what power structures are produced and uphold when interacting with refugees and asylum seekers in participatory art interventions.
Other ongoing investigations concerns global perspectives on teaching in preschools, children's access to aesthetic activities in cultural institutions in Scandinavia, and exploratory research into artistic methods and techniques within educational research in connection to situated knowledge, and theories such as posthumanism and critical theory. Researchers within the subject area are also working towards connecting arts educational research with other research fields within the Faculty of Fine Applied and Performing Arts.