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Julie McLeod, Noah W. Sobe & Terri Seddon (2018). Uneven Space-Times of Education: Historical Sociology of Concepts, Methods and Practices. World Yearbook of Education. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon.

Julie McLeod (2017) ‘Marking time, making method: temporality and untimely dilemmas in the sociology of youth and educational change’, British Journal of Sociology of Education. vol. 38, no. 1, 13-25. DOI: 10.1080/01425692.2016.1254541. Pre-print available here

Julie McLeod (2017) ‘Reframing responsibility in an era of responsibilisation: education, feminist ethics and an “idiom of care”’, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, vol. 38, no. 1, 43-56. DOI: 10.1080/01596306.2015.1104851. Pre-print available here

Julie McLeod (2016) ‘Memory, affective practice and teacher narratives: researching emotion in oral histories of educational and personal change’, in M. Zembylas and P. Schutz (eds) Methodological Advances on Research on Emotion in Education. Springer, Singapore, 273–284.

Julie McLeod & Katie Wright (2016) ‘What does wellbeing do? An approach to defamiliarise keywords in youth studies’, Journal of Youth Studies, vol. 19, no. 6, 776–92. DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2015.111288.

Rachel Thomson & Julie McLeod (2015) ‘New frontiers in qualitative longitudinal research: Introduction’, Special Issue, International Journal of Social Research Methods 18.3, 243–250. Pre-print available here

Joanne Dillabough, Julie McLeod & Caroline Oliver (2015) ‘Distant cities, travelling tales and segmented young lives: making and remaking youth exclusion across time and place’, International Journal of Inclusive Education 19.6, 659–676. DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2014.961687.

Julie McLeod (2015) ‘Gender identity, intergenerational dynamics and educational aspirations: young women’s hopes for the future’, in J. Wyn and H. Cahill Eds. Handbook of Children and Youth Studies, Springer, Singapore, 315–327.


‘Revisiting qualitative studies of young people and social values: archives for educational and youth studies scholarship’ Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne, July 25, 2017.

‘Inventing and addressing wellbeing – as a problem, a solution and as a policy and analytic strategy’. School of Education, University of Oslo, June 22, 2017.

‘Everyday narratives and longitudinal perspectives: methods and motifs’. Faculty of Arts, School of Social and Political Science Symposium Narrative Analysis, University of Melbourne, 3 November 2016.

‘Making the case; analytical strategies’ and ‘Case studies and historical research’. Two-day workshop and advanced doctoral training. ‘The case history in qualitative longitudinal research’, National Council for Research Methods, UK and University of Sussex,  6–7 October 2016.

‘Responsibility, social justice and the affective politics of caring for others’. Public lecture series. ‘Young people, education and social sjustice in the Asian century, RMIT University, Melbourne, 12 November 2015.

Julie McLeod, ‘Then and now: gender, temporality, and memories and dreams of schooling’. Invited keynote. ‘The work of gender in the lives of children and young people’ conference, UiT, The Artic University of Norway, Tromsø, 28 October 2015.

‘Curriculum as a focus for equity reforms in schools’. Darebin City Council Schools and Community Network, Community Forum, Northern School for Autism, 27 August  2015.

‘Temporality and research methods: new approaches in researching youth aspirations’. Invited presentation to workshop ‘Capacitating student aspirations in schools and communities of a high poverty region’, Victoria University, Melbourne, 21–22 August 2015.

‘Everyday temporalities and qualitative longitudinal research: some conceptual approaches and dilemmas’. Invited opening address to research training workshop on ‘Capturing everyday temporalities through qualitative longitudinal research’, Centre for Innovation and Research on Childhood and Youth, University of Sussex, June 21–22, 2015.

‘Revisiting methods and expertise in youth studies scholarship: an historical perspective on ‘digital frictions’ and youth culture’. Invited presentation to ‘Digital frictions: learning, dwelling and imagining in youth lives’, Griffith University Research Symposium, The Centre for Cultural Research and The Institute for Educational Research, May 7–8, 2015.

Discussant response to ‘The thick present: Locality and its implications’ [Andrew Abbott]. Keynote lecture. ‘New frontiers in qualitative longitudinal research’, a series funded by UK National Council for Research Methods, University of Manchester, 18 March  2013.

Conferences Papers

‘The romance of openness: data sharing, open access and new modes of doing and disclosing research’. Paper presented to Australian Association for Educational Research Conference, Canberra, 26-30 November 2017.

‘Social science archives and lessons from history: a view from Australia on research governance and practices in the age of data sharing’. Revisioning the Regulation of Data Sharing in the Social Sciences Symposium, Linkoping University, Sweden, 23-24 March 2017.

‘Confusing feelings: place memory and memories of place in a qualitative longitudinal study of schooling and community’. Paper presented to Australian Association for Educational Research, Melbourne, 27 November – 1 December 2016.

‘Policing social virtue: intergenerational narratives of feeling safe and secure in school and community’. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, 8–12 April 2016

‘The cultural politics and practices of hope and history in youth research’. Two-day symposium, ‘Young people and the politics of hope and outrage’, Deakin University, 8–9 December 2015.

‘Making futures, marking time: perspectives from a longitudinal, cross-generational and born-digital study of schooling and students’ everyday ethics’.  Australian Association for Research in Education symposium, Notre Dame University, Western Australia, 30 November – 3 December 2015.

‘Youth identity and educational change since 1950: generational movements and methods of expertise’, presentation in symposium, ‘Historical sociology and historical research in education’, Annual conference of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society, University of Melbourne, 6–8 December 2014.


History of education now: concepts, methods, questions, AARE History & Education SIG Workshop 2016.