FIRST DAY – 28th of January 2021

Opening of the event – 9:00

Juliene Madureira Ferreira, Esther Atlan and Sabine Zorn welcome the participants.

Open talk 1 – 9:30 – 10:30

Dr Elina Kuusisto from the Faculty of Education and Culture at Tampere University will be talking about “Gifted children in the Finnish Education: social interactions and educational challenges ” (materials can be provided in Finnish if requested)

Open talk 2 – 10:45 – 11:45

Dr Samira Ibnelkaïd from the Faculty of Humanities at Oulu University will be talking about Co-enacting the imaginal world: intercorporeality in challenging interactions(materials can be provided in French if requested)

Lunch break

Open talk 3 – 14:00 – 15:00

Dr Hanne de Jaegher from IAS-Research Centre for Research on Life, Mind & Society, University of the Basque Country, will be talking about “Autism: possibilities in connection to ethics of participation”.

Open talk 4 – 15:15 – 16:15

Prof. Laurent Filliettaz from Faculty of psychology and educational sciences, University of Geneva, will be talking about “Learning to participate in social interaction: insights from early childhood education”. (materials can be provided in French if requested)


SECOND DAY – 29th of January 2021

Method Session 1 – 10:00 – 12:00

Esther Atlan and Sabine Zorn, from the National Higher Institute for Training and Research on Special Needs Education, France

Theme: How to face the challenge of analysing communication in students with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities?

Language: English *Materials can be provided in French in requested


Method Session 2 – 13:00 – 15:00

Ana Rubio-Jimenez, from the Faculty of Education at University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Theme: A systematic analysis of the active participation of young adults with intellectual disability in educational dialogue using a coding framework.

Language: English


Method Session 3 – 16:00 – 18:00

Prof. Thania Corbeil, Faculty of education at the University of Rimouski, Canada

Theme: Ethnographic video data: from micro to macro analysis of social interactions

Language: French