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Breaking classroom silences: a view from linguistic ethnography
This paper addresses potentially problematic classroom episodes in which someone foregrounds a social division that is normally taken for granted. It illustrates the way in which linguistic ethnography can unpack the layered ...
Teachers' emerging stances and repertoires towards reconciliation: Potential and challenges in Greek-Cypriot education
In this paper we examine Greek-Cypriot teachers' positions towards the - largely unfamiliar - concept of reconciliation within the Greek-Cypriot community. Looking at a set of 40 interviews conducted in spring 2009, this ...
Doing 'Leftist propaganda' or working towards peace? Moving Greek-Cypriot peace education struggles beyond local political complexities
This paper investigates the interference of local politics with a peace education initiative in Greek-Cypriot education and the consequent impact on teachers' perceptions and responses. Focusing on a recent educational ...
Old and new policies in dialogue: Greek-Cypriot teachers' interpretations of a peace-related initiative through existing policy discourses
This paper looks at teachers' interpretations of a recent and controversial Greek-Cypriot policy initiative, which aimed to promote 'peaceful coexistence' between the two rival communities in conflict-ridden Cyprus. ...
The 'burden' of emotions in language teaching: negotiating a troubled past in 'other'-language learning classrooms
This paper focuses on language classes where Greek-Cypriot students learn Turkish as their second Modern Foreign Language (MFL). Literature on MFL learning and emotions tends to focus on learners' emotions in relation to ...
Promoting peaceful coexistence in conflict-ridden Cyprus: Teachers' difficulties and emotions towards a new policy initiative
The present paper looks at teachers' perceptions of difficulties and emotions about a recent policy initiative in the Greek-Cypriot educational system to promote peaceful coexistence. This policy initiative by the government ...