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Richard Hall, Professor

Professor of Education and Technology at De Montfort University

Richard Hall is Professor of Education and Technology at De Montfort University. A National Teaching Fellow, Richard directs the research and evaluation work of the Decolonising DMU project. He is the author of The Hopeless University: Intellectual Work at The End of The End of History (Mayfly Books, 2021), and The Alienated Academic: The Struggle for Autonomy Inside the University (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Richard is the series editor for Palgrave Macmillan's Marxism and Education book series. An independent visitor for a looked-after child, he is also a governor of the Leicester Primary Pupil Referral Unit. Richard writes about life in higher education at

Richard Hall's contributions

Social theory, educational research and polycrisis

22 May 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Following Covid-19's acute phase, educational researchers/practitioners have been forced to reconsider their work, cultures, and institutions in relation to crisis, including in the entangled...

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SIG Forum Meeting – Social Theory and Education

Join the Social Theory and Education SIG annual meeting to network with colleagues, learn about the activities of the SIG over the last year and plans for 2023. This meeting will be hosted...

Past event27 Oct 2022

Social Theory and Education

The Social Theory and Education SIG aims to support and develop theoretically informed educational research.

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