Conference papers

Ylimaki, R. & Uljens, M. (2016). Globalizing Policies: Toward Coherent Theoretical Logics of Understanding New and Perennial Tensions. Paper presented at American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, April 5-8, George Washington University, Washington DC.

Ylimaki, R. & Uljens, R. (2016). Globalizing, Transnational Policies and a Discursive, Non-Affirmative Approach to Curriculum Work-Leadership. Paper presented at American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, April 5-8, George Washington University, Washington DC.

Ylimaki, R. & Uljens, M. (2016). Towards a Discursive and Non-affirmative Framework for Curriculum Studies, Didaktik and Educational Leadership. Paper presented at International Perspectives on School Governance: A German-American Seminar, AERA, April 8-12, Washington DC.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2016). Globalizing Curriculum and Evaluation Policy in the Presence of an Interstate Dependency. Paper presented at International Perspectives on School Governance: A German-American Seminar, AERA, April 8-12, Washington DC.

Ylimaki, R. & Uljens, R. (2016). A Framework for Curriculum Work-Leadership as Policy. AERA, April 8-12, Washington DC.

Uljens, M., Sundqvist, R. & Smeds-Nylund, A-S. (2016). Commitment, care and coherence featuring sustained multi-level school development in Finland - A non-affirmative approach. Paper presented at NERA, March, 9-11th 2016, University of Helsinki.

Uljens, M. (2015). Toward a Discursive and Non-affirmative Framework for Curriculum Studies, Didaktik and Educational Leadership. Invited lecture at Seminar “Was macht Schule? What do schools do? Dezember 9-10th, 2015, Universität Wien, Austria.

Uljens, M. (2015). Pedagogical practice and school development between foundational studies and differentiation of Education as a discipline - possibilities for academic teacher education? Invited lecture held at conference “The Role of ’Pedagogikk’ in Teacher Education, December 2-4th, 2015, Bergen University College, Norway.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2015). Non-Affirmative Education Theory and Discursive Institutionalism. Paper presented at the FERA (Finnish Educational Research Association) Congress, Åbo Akademi University, November 20-22nd, Vaasa, Finland.

Uljens, M. (2015). Beyond subjectivity and intersubjectivity in Curriculum Theory, Didaktik and Educational Leadership – a Non-Affirmative position. Paper presented at ECCS 2015 – II European Conference on Curriculum Studies, October 16-17th, University of Porto, Portugal.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2015). Non-Affirmative Education Theory and Discursive Institutionalism as Framing the Study and Development of Curriculum Work and Educational Leadership in a Democratic World. Paper presented at ECCS 2015 – II European Conference on Curriculum Studies, October 16-17th, University of Porto, Portugal.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2015). Toward a Common General Framework Bridging Curriculum Theory /Didaktik and Educational Leadership Studies: Discursive Curriculum Leadership. Paper presented at ECER 2015, September 5-8th, Budapest, Hungary.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2015). A Common General Framework for School Development in US and Finland. Paper presented at International School leader Symposium, Zug, Switzerland September 3-5th, 2015.

Ylimaki, R. & Uljens, M. (2015). A Curriculum Theory/Didaktik Challenge: Examining the Role of Educational Leadership. Paper presented at the 5th Triennial International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Conference, May 26‐29th, 2015, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2015). Discursive Curriculum and Leadership Theory: Toward a Framework for a Comparative, International Dialogue on Curriculum Theories and Leadership Research. Paper presented at AERA 2015 Annual Meeting, April 16 –20, 2015 in Chicago, IL, USA.

Uljens, M. (2015).How much is included in recognition? On the relations between recognition, summoning to self-activity and Bildung as three core concepts in education. Paper presented at the AAACS, April 13-16, Chicago.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2015). Toward a Theory for the Study and Development of Curriculum Work and Leadership in a Global Environment. Paper presented at AAACS Fourteenth Annual Meeting, April 13th-April 16th, 2015, Loyola University Chicago, IL, USA.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2014). Toward a General Framework for Curriculum Work-Educational Leadership. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration, November 19-23, Washington DC, USA.

Henderson, J., Kelly, T., Ylimaki, R., Uljens, M. & Schneider, R. (2014). Being in a world of singular pluralities: Implications for educational praxis. Paper presented at 5th Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice, Bergamo Center, Dayton, Ohio, October 9th-11th 2014, USA

Uljens, M., Sundqvist, R. & Vesterback, D. (2014). School development in Finland -Trust and recognition as successful elements in distributed leadership for capacity building. Paper presented at ECER, 2-5.9.2014, Porto, Portugal.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2014). Laying the Groundwork for a Comparative, International Dialogue on Curriculum Theories and Leadership Research. Proposal for symposium on ECER 2014, 2-5.9.2014, Porto, Educational Leadership Network.

Uljens, M. & Ylimaki, R. (2014). Discursive Curriculum Leadership: Toward a Coherent Framework for Curriculum, Leadership, and Teaching. Paper presented at Symposium on ECER 2014, 2-5.9.2014, Porto, Educational Leadership Network.

Uljens, M. & Svedlin, R. (2014). Educational Leadership and School Culture in a Swedish speaking low-performing school in Finland – A Case Study. Paper presented at ECER 2014, September 1-5th, 2014, Porto, Portugal.

Sundqvist, R., Vesterback, D. & Uljens, M. (2014). Dialogical evaluation, collaborative coherence making, capacity building and trust as elements in systemic and sustainable educational leadership for school improvement - the case of Åland Islands, Finland. Paper presented at NERA, Lillehammer, March 2014.

Uljens, M. (2013).Curriculum work as cultural-historical, critical-constructive and reformative educational leadership practice between epistemologies, ethics and politics. Key-note at 5th  Nordic Conference on Curriculum Theory, Uppsala university, October 28-29, 2013.

Uljens, M. & Sundqvist, R. (2013). Uniting Research, Policy and Practice? Where Is Educational Leadership For School Development In Finland Heading? Paper presented at ECER, September 10-13, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.

Nyman, C. & Uljens, M. (2013). A socio-historical analysis of the development of educational leadership in Finland. Paper presented at the NERA Conference, 6-10.3.2013, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Vesterback, D. & Uljens, M. (2013). Professional practices of chief education officers within the Swedish-medium education system in Finland. Paper presented at the NERA Conference, 6-10.3.2013, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Uljens, M., Möller, J. Ärlestig, H. & Fredriksen, L. F. (2012). The Professionalization of Nordic School. Paper presented at EERA, September 6-9, 2012, Cadiz, Spain.

Uljens, M., Möller, J., Ärlestig, H. & Fredriksen, L. F. (2012). Professionalisation of Nordic school leadership - challenging academic teachers’ professionalism? Paper presented at NERA, March, 2012, Copenhagen.

Uljens, M., & Korhonen, J. (2012). On the paradox of lower performing Swedish speaking schools in Finland - An educational leadership perspective. Paper presented at NERA, March, 2012, Copenhagen.

Uljens, M. (2012). PISA, pedagogik och politik - perspektiv på skolledarskap. Föreläsning på seminariet, Den professionella läraren, ÅA i Vasa, 24.1.2012.

Björk, G. & Uljens, M. (2009). Pedagogikens erkännande och erkännandets pedagogik. Paper presented at NERA-kongress  5-8.3 2009, NTNU, Trondheim.

Uljens, M. (2007). Vuoden 2007 kasvatustieteenpäivien avauspuheenvuoro, 22.11 2007.

Uljens, M. (2007). The "hidden" curriculum of PISA - the promotion of neo-liberal policy by educational assesment. Paper presented at Kasvatustieteen päivät 22-23.11, Åbo Akademi i Vasa.

Uljens, M (2002). Continuities and discontinuities in European theory of education. Paper presented at Australian Association for Philosophy of Education, Brisbane, 1-5.12. 2002.

Uljens, M. (2001). General theory of pedagogics - eternal problems and contemporary challenges. Paper presented at Australian Association for Education (AARE), Fremantle, 3-7.12. 2001.

Uljens, M. (2001). The pedagogical paradox and the problem of intersubjectivity. Paper presented at Australian Association for Philosophy of Education, Perth, 30.11-2.12 2001.

Uljens, M. (2001). Pedagogik och senmodernitet. Paper presenterat vid NFPF:s (Nordisk Förening för Pedagogisk Forskning) 29. kongress i Stockholm, 15-18 mars 2001.

Uljens, M. (1999). On general theory of education in Finland at the end of the 20th century. Paper presenterat vid Kasvatustieteen päivät, Vasa, 24-26.11 1999.

Uljens, M. (1999). Allmän pedagogik som det upplysta samtalets vetenskap. Paper presenterat vid NFPF:s (Nordisk Förenings för Pedagogisk Forskning) 27e kongress i Köpenhamn den 11-14 mars 1999.

Uljens, M. (1997). Den allmänna pedagogikens giltighet. Bidrag presenterat vid Pedagogiska institutionens vid Åbo Akademi jubileumsseminarium den 7.11.1997.

Uljens, M. (1995). School didactics and reflective pedagogical practice. Paper presented at the international symposium Didaktik and/or Curriculum - a Continuing International Dialogue. August, 9-13. 1995. Oslo: University of Oslo.

Wenestam, C-G. & Uljens, M. (1994). Undervisningens avsikt och resultat i termer av studerandes behållning. Paper presenterat vid NFPF:s 22:a kongress, 10-13.3. 1994, Vasa, Finland.

Uljens, M. & Marton, F. "Conceptions of learning in a cross-cultural perspective." Description of a symposium organized by M. Uljens & F. Marton. In: Gilly, M & Roux, J-P. (Eds.), (1993) Abstract volume. 5 th European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), August 31- September 5, 1993, Aix-en Provence, University of Provence, France, pp. 490-493.

Uljens, M. & Myrskog, G. (1993). Contextrelated differences in conceptions of learning - toward a solution of the contextual problems of phenomenography. Abstract. In: J-P. Roux & M. Conti-Moussouyan (Eds.), 5 th European Conference on Learning and Instruction, Aix-en Provence, France, August 31.- September 5. 1993.

Uljens, M. (1991). "Phenomenographic studies of learning", "Experience, action, culture and context". Descriptions of two symposia organized by M. Uljens. In: Lehtinen, E., Vauras, M. & Alaoja, A-M. (Eds.) Abstract volume. Fourth European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), August 24-28, 1991, Turku. Pp. 40-45, 332-336.

Mertaniemi, R. & Uljens, M. (1991). Childrens’ Conceptions of the Process of Learning - Dependence on Content and Context. Paper presented at 4th  Conference of European Association on Learning and Instruction, EARLI, August 24-28, 1991, Turku, Finland.

Mertaniemi, R. & Uljens, M. (1991). Childrens’ Conceptions of the Process of Learning – Dependence on Content and Context. Paper presented at the 19th Conference of Nordic Society for Educational Research, March, 1991, Copenhagen.

Uljens, M. (1989). Phenomenography as an Answer on Some Problems within Cognitive Science. Abstract. In: Proceedings of the Eighth Human Science Research Conference, Aarhus university, The Center for Qualitative Research, August 18-22,1989, Denmark.

Uljens, M. (1989). Qualititative research in different countries. Description of a panel-discussion on the theme. Proceedings of the Eighth Human Science Research Conference, Aarhus university, The Center for Qualitative Research, August 18-22,1989, Denmark.

Uljens, M. (1989). Phenomenography - Research on Conceptions. Lecture held for participants in Doctoral Course in Qualitative Research, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, August 7-12, 1989, Evitskog, Finland. 10 p.

Uljens, M. (1989). Validitet i kvalitativt och kvantitativt inriktad forskning. Paper presenterat vid NFPF:s kongress, Uppsala universitet, mars, 1989.

Uljens, M. (1989). Validitet i kvalitativt och kvantitativt inriktad forskning. Paper presenterat vid Colloqvium Wasa, Vaasan korkeakoulu, 21. februari 1989. 13 s.

Uljens, M. (1988). Sociokulturell hembakgrund och skolprestationer - en kausalmodell. Paper presenterat vid NFPF:s kongress vid Universitetet i Oslo, 10-13.3. 1988.