Dr. Julian Sefton-Green

Department of Media and Communications

London School of Economics and Political Science

Houghton   Street

London, WC2A 2AE   UK

Twitter (@MediaLSE):!/medialse


Julian Sefton-Green

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Dr. Julian Sefton-Green is an independent scholar working in Education and the Cultural and Creative Industries. He is currently Principal Research Fellow at the Department of Media & Communication, LSE and a research associate at the University of Oslo working on projects in London and Oslo exploring learning and learner identity across formal and informal domains. He is an Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK and the Institute of Education, Hong Kong.

He has worked as an Associate Research Professor at the University of South Australia, where he was developing a city-wide initiative to imagine and implement new kinds of spaces for learning. He has been the Head of Media Arts and Education at WAC Performing Arts and Media College - a centre for informal training and education - where he directed a range of digital media activities for young people and co-ordinated training for media artists and teachers. He worked as Media Studies teacher in an inner city comprehensive  London and in higher education teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, leading teacher training degrees in media education.

He has researched and written widely on many aspects of media education, new technologies, creative learning and informal learning. Recent volumes include: joint editing of The International Handbook of Creative Learning (2011) and Researching Creative Learning: Methods and Approaches (2010), both with Routledge; Learning at Not-School (2013, MIT Press); and co-editing Identity, Community and Learning Lives in the Digital Age (2013 Cambridge University Press).  He has directed research projects for the Arts Council of England, the British Film Institute, the London Development Agency and Creative Partnerships and has spoken at a number of conferences around the world.

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Book Chapters

  • Global governance in foreign policy
    Méndez, Álvaro (2017) Global governance in foreign policy. In: Thies, Cameron, (ed.) Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
  • Executive compensation: a survey of theory and evidence
    Edmans, Alex and Gabaix, Xavier and Jenter, Dirk (2017) Executive compensation: a survey of theory and evidence. In: Hermalin, Benjamin and Weisbach, Michael, (eds.) The Handbook of the Economics of Corporate Governance. Handbooks in economics. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Elsevier Science North Holland. ISBN 9780444635303 (In Press)
  • Secular hopes in the face of death
    Bovens, Luc (2017) Secular hopes in the face of death. In: Green, Rochelle, (ed.) Theories of Hope: Exploring Alternative Affective Dimensions of Human Experience. Rowman & Littlefield. (In Press)
  • Probability proportional to size (PPS) sampling
    Skinner, Chris J. (2016) Probability proportional to size (PPS) sampling. In: Balakrishnan, N. and Colton, Theodore and Everitt, Brian and Piegorsch, Walter and Ruggeri, Fabrizio and Teugels, Jef and Davidian, Marie and Kenett, Ron S. and Molenberghs, Geert, (eds.) Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online. Wiley, pp. 1-5. ISBN 9781118445112
  • Internet och unga i Europa: möjligheter och riske
    Livingstone, Sonia and Haddon, Leslie (2010) Internet och unga i Europa: möjligheter och riske. In: Carlsson, Ulla, (ed.) Barn och Unga I den Digitala Mediekulturen. Nordicom, Gothenburg, Sweden. ISBN 9789189471900
  • Syria
    Al-Ghazzi, Omar (2016) Syria. In: Stone, John and Dennis, Rutledge M. and Rizova, Polly and Smith, Anthony D. and Hou, Xiaoshuo, (eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity and Nationalism. Wiley Blackwell, London, UK. ISBN 9781405189781
  • Reporting Syria: who knows what is really happening?
    Al-Ghazzi, Omar (2017) Reporting Syria: who knows what is really happening? In: Harb, Zahera, (ed.) Reporting the Middle East: The Practice of News in the Twenty-First Century. Lib of Modern Middle East Studies. I.B.Tauris, London, UK, pp. 1111-1113. ISBN 9781784532727
  • Ghosts and ancestors in the modern west
    Cannell, Fenella (2013) Ghosts and ancestors in the modern west. In: Boddy, Janice and Lambek, Michael, (eds.) A Companion to the Anthropology of Religion. Blackwell Companions to Anthropology Series. Wiley Blackwell, Chichester, UK.. ISBN 9780470673324
  • ‘Forever Families’; Christian individualism, Mormonism and collective salvation.
    Cannell, Fenella (2017) ‘Forever Families’; Christian individualism, Mormonism and collective salvation. In: Thomas, Todne and Malik, Asiya and Wellman, Rose, (eds.) New Directions in Spiritual Kinship: Sacred Ties across the Abrahamic Religions. Contemporary Anthropology of Religion. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 151-169. ISBN 9783319484228
  • Latter-day saints and the problem of theology
    Cannell, Fenella (2017) Latter-day saints and the problem of theology. In: Lemons, J. Derrick, (ed.) Theologically Engaged Anthropology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. (In Press)