Torill Strand

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Academic Interests

  • Philosophy of Education
  • Semiotics
  • Education, democratization and social change

Current activities

  • Education and democratization: A critical reading of Alain Badiou’s political philosophy

Completed projects

  • 2017-2018: Educating Humanity. Rethinking ethical-political education (Bildung)
  • 2011-2013: Peirce’s New Rhetoric: Prospects for educational theory and research
  • 2008-2011: Learning trajectories in knowledge economies (LiKE)
  • 2010-2011: Educating the Global Village
  • 2007-2009: Cosmopolitanism in the Making (CiM)
  • 2001-2004: Peirce and Education

Teaching

  • Philosophy of Education
  • Democracy - Education - Global Citizenship
  • Political philosophy of education
  • Semiotics & textual analysis

Higher education and employment history

Degrees:

  • 2007: Dr. polit., Faculty of Education, University of Oslo
  • 1994: Cand. paed., Institute of Educational Research, University of Oslo

Employment history:

  • 2014 – present: Professor, Department of Education, University of Oslo
  • 2011- 2014: Professor, Department of Education, Østfold University College
  • 2008- 2011: Post Doc, Department of Educational Research, University of Oslo
  • 2005- 2008: Associate professor, Department of Education, University of Bergen
  • 2003- 2004: Associate professor, Department of Teacher Education, Oslo University College
  • 1999- 2003: Research Fellow, Institute of Educational Research, University of Oslo
  • 1994- 1999: Assistant professor, Department of Teacher Education, Oslo University College

Other:

  • 2012: Visiting professor, Homerton College, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2010- 2011: Visiting scholar, Dep. of Education & Homerton College, University of Cambridge
  • 2009: Visiting scholar, Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 2000- 2001: Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Department of Sociology, U. C. Berkeley, USA

Appointments

Reviewer for:

  • Journal of Philosophy of Education
  • Educational Theory
  • Educational Philosophy and Theory
  • Nordic Studies in Education
  • Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research
  • Studies in Philosophy and Education

Member of editorial boards:

  • Studier i Pædagogisk Filosofi
  • Open Journal of Philosophy

Other:

  • International Network of Philosophers of Education: Board member from 2016 to present, Secretary-treasurer from 2008 to 2012
  • Nordic Society of Philosophy of Education: President Elect 2014- 2018 and 2007- 2011
  • Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies: Board Member 2011-2016
  • Folkeuniversitetet i Oslo (Oslo Open University): Board Member 2011- 2013
  • Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research: Appointed member of a Scientific Advisory Group 2007 – 2009
  • Board of Research, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen: Board member 2007- 2008
Tags: Philosophy of Education, Semiotics, Discourse Analysis, Rhetoric, Ethical-political Education, Cosmopolitanism, Global Citizenship

Publications

  • Strand, Torill (2021). "We are striking because we have done our homework" Two perspectives on contemporary youths' emerging ethical-political awareness. In Rosenthal, Edna; Bergua, Jose Angel & Lopez, Ivan (Ed.), Aftershocks: Globalism and the Future of Democracy. The University of Zaragoza. p. 459–470. doi: DOI%3A%2010.13140/RG.2.2.35866.06084
  • Strand, Torill (2021). A Semiotic Model of Learning. Chinese Semiotic Studies. ISSN 2198-9605. 17(1), p. 153–162. doi: 10.1515/css-2021-0008 Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2021). “Skam” (shame) as Ethical–Political Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education. ISSN 0039-3746. 40(5), p. 461–475. doi: 10.1007/s11217-021-09784-7 Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2021). Thinking education in viral modernity: Semiosis as a root metaphor. Philosophies. ISSN 2409-9287.
  • Schumann, Claudia & Strand, Torill (2021). Cinema, Philosophy and Education. Studies in Philosophy and Education. ISSN 0039-3746. 40(5), p. 453–459. doi: 10.1007/s11217-021-09797-2
  • Strand, Torill (2020). Alain Badiou and Education. In Noblit, George W. (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190264093. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.ORE_EDU-01457.R1
  • Strand, Torill (2020). Rethinking ethical-political education. Beyond the Nordic Model. In Strand, Torill (Eds.), Rethinking Ethical-Political Education. Springer Nature. ISSN 978-3-030-49524-4. p. 1–10. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49524-4_1 Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2020). Here and Now. Rethinking philosophy of education. In Strand, Torill (Eds.), Rethinking Ethical-Political Education. Springer Nature. ISSN 978-3-030-49524-4. p. 263–278. doi: https%3A/doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49524-4_18 Full text in Research Archive
  • Papastephanou, Marianna; Zembylas, Michalinos; Bostad, Inga; Oral, Sevget Benhur; Drousioti, Kalli & Kouppanou, Anna [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2020). Philosophy of education in a new key: Education for justice now. Educational Philosophy and Theory. ISSN 0013-1857. doi: 10.1080/00131857.2020.1793539
  • Strand, Torill (2018). "En nesten uovervinnelig kjærlighet". Om lek, filosofi og kjærlighet. In Von Wright, Moira & Kvernbekk, Tone (Ed.), Barn og deres voksne. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202572549. p. 99–115.
  • Strand, Torill & Legg, Catherine (2018). Peirce and Education: An Overview. In Peters, Michael (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory. Springer Nature. ISSN 978-981-287-532-7. doi: 10.1007/978-981-287-532-7_571-1
  • Strand, Torill (2017). "I create silence". Revisiting the ancient dispute between poetry and philosophy. In Strand, Torill; Smith, Richard D; Pirrie, Anne; gregoriou, zelia & Papastephanou, Marianna (Ed.), Philosophy as Interplay and Dialogue. Viewing landscapes within philosophy of education. LIT Verlag. ISSN 978-3-643-90956-5. p. 53–76.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Alain Badiou on political education. In Papastephanou, Marianna (Eds.), Cosmopolitanism: Educational, Philosophical and Historical Perspectives. Springer. ISSN 978-3-319-30428-1. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-30430-4_12
  • Strand, Torill (2015). Thinking Democracy and Education for the Present: The Case of Norway after July 22, 2011. In Jezierska, Katarzyna & Koczanowicz, Leszek (Ed.), Democracy in Dialogue, Dialogue in Democracy. The Politics of Dialogue in Theory and Practice . Ashgate. ISSN 978-1-4724-4897-2. p. 177–192. Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2015). Kosmopolitisme og realisme. Studier i Pædagogisk Filosofi. ISSN 2244-9140. 4(2), p. 1–5. doi: 10.7146/spf.v4i2.23342 Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Experience and education. In Thellefsen, Torkild & Sørensen, Bent (Ed.), Charles Sanders Peirce in His Own Words. 100 Years of Semiotic, Communication and Cognition. De Gruyter Mouton. ISSN 9781614517535. p. 373–378.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Philosophy of education in the present. In Papastephanou, Marianna; Strand, Torill & Pirrie, Anne (Ed.), Philosophy as a Lived Experience. Navigating through dichotomies of thought and action. LIT Verlag. ISSN 978-3-643-90290-0. p. 243–257.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). For alle - Folkeuniversitetets oppdrag i et mangfoldig, globalisert og kunnskapsintensivt samfunn. In Strand, Torill (Eds.), Folkedanningens vandringer. Folkeuniversitetet 150 år. Fagbokforlaget. ISSN 978-82-450-1687-1. p. 281–303.
  • Smeyers, Paul; Ruyter, Doret J. de; Waghid, Yusef & Strand, Torill (2014). Publish Yet Perish: On the Pitfalls of Philosophy of Education in an Age of Impact Factors. Studies in Philosophy and Education. ISSN 0039-3746. 33(6), p. 647–666. doi: 10.1007/s11217-014-9404-9 Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2014). 'Experience is Our Great and Only Teacher': A Peircean Reading of Wim Wender’s Wings of Desire. Journal of Philosophy of Education. ISSN 0309-8249. 48(3), p. 433–445. doi: 10.1111/1467-9752.12084
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Philosophy of Education. In Theodoropoulou, Eleni K. (Eds.), Philosophy of Education: Aspects of Praxis. Pedio. ISSN 978-960-546-149-2. p. 99–119.
  • Hatlem, Marianne; Braathen, Merete Ellen; Elisenberg, Marion; Kolle, Tonje; Nolet, Ronald & Strand, Torill (2013). Barnehagen - et vindu mot verden. In Eskeland, Torill (Eds.), Barnehagen som lærings- og danningsarena: Prosjektrapport fra Sør-Trøndelag og Østfold: Artikkelsamling. Utdanningsdirektoratet. p. 167–180.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Peirce's Rhetorical Turn: Conceptualizing education as semiosis. Educational Philosophy and Theory. ISSN 0013-1857. 45(7), p. 789–803. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2011.00837.x
  • Strand, Torill (2012). Democracy and Education for a New Era. The case of Norway after 22nd July. In Strand, Torill & Roos, Merethe (Ed.), Education for Social Justice, Equity and Diversity. LIT Verlag. ISSN 978-3-643-90255-9. p. 201–220.
  • Strand, Torill (2012). Peirce’s Rhetorical Turn: Conceptualizing education as semiosis. Educational Philosophy and Theory. ISSN 0013-1857. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2011.00837.x
  • Strand, Torill (2012). The Current Dynamics of Professional Expertise: The movable Ethos, Pathos, and Logos of four Norwegian Professions. In Cole, David R. (Eds.), Surviving Economic Crisis Through Education. Peter Lang Publishing Group. ISSN 978-1433114793. p. 198–212.
  • Strand, Torill & Jensen, Karen (2012). Researching the Current Dynamics of Professional Expertise: Three Analytic Discourses. In Vukasovic, Martina; Maassen, Peter; Nerland, Monika ; Pinheiro, Romulo ; Stensaker, Bjørn & Vabø, Agnete (Ed.), Effects of Higher Education Reforms: Change Dynamics. Brill|Sense. ISSN 978-94-6209-015-6. p. 59–78. doi: 10.1007/978-94-6209-016-3_4
  • Strand, Torill (2012). Den pedagogiske filosofiens oppdrag. Studier i Pædagogisk Filosofi. ISSN 2244-9140. 1(1), p. 4–16. doi: 10.7146/spf.v1i1.5504
  • Sundsdal, Einar & Strand, Torill (2011). Reality is catching up with me : empirical knowledge and philosophy of education. Nordic Studies in Education. ISSN 1891-5914. 31(2), p. 139–148.
  • Strand, Torill (2011). C.S. Peirce's rhetorical turn: Prospects for educational theory and research. Philosophy of Education Yearbook 2010. ISSN 8756-6575. p. 85–92. doi: 10.1080/00131857.2013.809195 Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Torill (2011). Metaphors of Creativity and Workplace Learning. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research. ISSN 0031-3831. 55(4), p. 341–355. doi: 10.1080/00313831.2011.587320

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  • Strand, Torill (2020). Rethinking Ethical-Political Education. Springer Nature. ISBN 978-3-030-49524-4. 290 p.
  • Honneth, Axel; Holmes, Inger Sverreson & Strand, Torill (2019). Tingliggjøring og anerkjennelse - et nytt blikk på et gammelt begrep. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202595166. 132 p.
  • Strand, Torill; Smith, Richard D; Pirrie, Anne; gregoriou, zelia & Papastephanou, Marianna (2017). Philosophy as Interplay and Dialogue. Viewing landscapes within philosophy of education. LIT Verlag. ISBN 978-3-643-90956-5. 513 p.
  • Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (2016). Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202494667. 428 p.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Folkedanningens vandringer. Folkeuniversitetet 150 år. Fagbokforlaget. ISBN 978-82-450-1687-1. 350 p.
  • Papastephanou, Marianna; Strand, Torill & Pirrie, Anne (2014). Philosophy as a Lived Experience. Navigating through dichotomies of thought and action. LIT Verlag. ISBN 978-3-643-90290-0. 312 p.
  • Strand, Torill & Roos, Merethe (2012). Education for Social Justice, Equity and Diversity. LIT Verlag. ISBN 978-3-643-90255-9. 304 p.

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  • Strand, Torill (2021). Thinking educational justice in viral modernity.
  • Strand, Torill (2020). Thinking a Pedagogy for Justice Now: Political philosophy of Education in a Time of Pandemic.
  • Strand, Torill (2019). Tingliggjøring som anerkjennelsesglemsel - en introduksjon, Tingliggjøring og anerkjennelse - et nytt blikk på et gammelt begrep. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202595166. p. 7–30.
  • Strand, Torill & Vetlesen, Arne Johan (2019). Cappelens upopulære podkast. Axel Honneth - Tingliggjøring og anerkjennelse. [Internet]. SoundCloud.com.
  • Strand, Torill (2019). Here and Now: Rethinking philosophy of education.
  • Strand, Torill (2019). Truth and Education. Revisiting Plato’s allegory of the Cave.
  • Strand, Torill (2019). Cinema & Philosophy - some notes on the educational aspects.
  • Strand, Torill (2019). Educating Humanity: On anti-politics and ontological awareness.
  • Strand, Torill (2019). Anti-politics and ontological awareness.
  • Strand, Torill (2018). ‘Skam’, Shame and Bildung.
  • Strand, Torill (2018). “An almost invincible love”: On play, philosophy and education.
  • Strand, Torill (2018). Play - philosophy- love.
  • Strand, Torill (2018). Rethinking philosophy of education.
  • Strand, Torill (2018). Here and Now: Rethinking philosophy of education.
  • Strand, Torill (2017). The thinking university.
  • Strand, Torill (2017). Shame and Bildung .
  • Strand, Torill (2017). Educating Humanity.
  • Strand, Torill (2017). The thinking university - Thoughts in motion.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). The Paradoxical Attributions of Democratic Will Formation.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). “I create silence”. Reentering the ancient dispute between poetry and philosophy .
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Læring. In Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (Ed.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202494667. p. 84–97.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Globalt medborgerskap. In Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (Ed.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202494667. p. 355–365.
  • Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (2016). Introduksjon. In Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (Ed.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202494667. p. 13–28.
  • Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (2016). Avslutning. Hva er pedagogikk? In Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (Ed.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202494667. p. 405–414.
  • Kvernbekk, Tone; Kvamme, Ole Andreas & Strand, Torill (2016). Universitetet. In Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (Ed.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202494667. p. 282–292.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Pedagogikkens samfunnsoppdrag. In Kvamme, Ole Andreas; Kvernbekk, Tone & Strand, Torill (Ed.), Pedagogiske fenomener. En innføring. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISSN 9788202494667. p. 330–341.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Xenia - the rituals of hospitality.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Alain Badiou on political education: Revisiting Plato’s Republic.
  • Strand, Torill (2016). Educating Humanity: Revisiting Plato’s Republic.
  • Strand, Torill (2015). Hvorfor humaniorastudier?
  • Strand, Torill (2015). Skolens samfunnsoppdrag. Bør vi tenke utdanning, danning og demokratisk deltakelse på nytt? .
  • Strand, Torill (2015). Xenia - the rituals of hospitality.
  • Papastephanou, Marianna; Strand, Torill & Pirrie, Anne (2014). Philosophy as a lived experience. In Papastephanou, Marianna; Strand, Torill & Pirrie, Anne (Ed.), Philosophy as a Lived Experience. Navigating through dichotomies of thought and action. LIT Verlag. ISSN 978-3-643-90290-0. p. 9–20.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Badiou on Education.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). ‘…the only education is an education by truths’ Alain Badiou on education.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Alain Badiou on political education.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). CRITICAL THINKING RECONSIDERED Plato’s Meno meets Alain Badiou.
  • Strand, Torill (2014). Folkedanningens vandringer.
  • Strand, Torill; Smeyers, Paul; Reuyter, Doret De & Waghid, Yusef (2013). “Publish yet Perish”: Philosophy of Education in an Age of Impact Factors.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Unlocking the Creative: Philosophical Discourses on Creativity.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Democracy and Education Reconsidered. The case of Norway after 22nd July.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Norway.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Tenkning om kritisk tenkning.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). CRITICAL THINKING RECONSIDERED.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Metapolitikk: Alain Badious danningsbegrep.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Kritisk tenkning revurdert.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Peirce's New Rhetoric: Prospects for educational theory and research. Educational Philosophy and Theory. ISSN 0013-1857. 45(7), p. 707–711.
  • Strand, Torill (2013). Experience is Our Only Teacher. A Peircean Reading of Wim Wender's Wings of Desire.
  • Strand, Torill (2012). FOU i utdanningen. Erfaring fra Master i Mangfold og Inkludering.
  • Strand, Torill (2012). Profesjonskunnskap i endring.
  • Strand, Torill (2012). Experience is our only teacher.
  • Strand, Torill (2012). DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION FOR A NEW ERA.
  • Strand, Torill (2012). Democracy and Education.
  • Strand, Torill & Roos, Merethe (2012). Education for Social Justice, Equity and Diversity. Editorial. In Strand, Torill & Roos, Merethe (Ed.), Education for Social Justice, Equity and Diversity. LIT Verlag. ISSN 978-3-643-90255-9. p. 9–18.
  • Strand, Torill (2011). Philosophy of Education in the Present.
  • Strand, Torill & Huggler, Jørgen (2011). Educating the Global Village. Nordic Studies in Education. ISSN 1891-5914. 31(2), p. 69–75.
  • Strand, Torill (2011). THE VITAL WORK OF PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION.
  • Strand, Torill (2011). Barnehagen som danningsarena. 7 teser.
  • Strand, Torill (2011). The Rudeness of Lived Experience.
  • Strand, Torill (2011). DEMOKRATI SOM LEVD ERFARING.
  • Nolet, Ronald; Hatlem, Marianne & Strand, Torill (2013). Barnehagen som læringsmiljø og danningsarena: rapport fra en pilotstudie. Høgskolen i Østfold. ISSN 978-82-7825-409-7.

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