Ivan Zamotkin

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Ivan Zamotkin (MA) is a PhD candidate and doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Education, University of Oulu. His research intersects philosophy of education, democratic education, and Hannah Arendt’s philosophy and is part of Democratic education and political polarisation in the era of global crises (DEMOPOL) -research project (Kone foundation 2021-2024). In his dissertation he particularly addresses the possibility of philosophical reclaiming of democratic education from a perspective of Arendt’s separation between politics and education. Zamotkin completed his master's studies in Philosophy at Moscow State University and is engaged in the philosophy of education community internationally, including the Philosophy of Education Society (PES) and the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (PESGB).

Research interests

  • Philosophy and theory of education
  • Democracy and democratic education
  • Hannah Arendt

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