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Lene Cherize Haugland Sirevåg

PhD Research Fellow

PhD research fellow at department of education

E1101D ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Lene C. H Sirevåg has since 2019 been a research fellow at the department of education, Faculty for the humanities and education as the University of Agder. Lene is a phd research fellow within the project Democratic Moblization (Demo). The «Democratic Mobilization» (DEMO) at the University of Agder is focusing on democracy’s role in pedagogy and education in order to get democracy back on the agenda.

JURE coordinator for SIG13, Moral and Democratic education, an interest group within European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)


Master i Education, youth and child studies (2012) Kings College London University. London, United Kingdom. 

PhD  in Education (finish spring 2023). University of Agder 

PhD study: Democratic practices in school. Children's democratic subjectification in moments of disturbances. 

Research interests

  • MORAL and DEMOCRATIC education
  • Cultivation and educational philosophy 
  • Educational theory
  • Pedagogy and teaching
  • Critical pedagogy and theory 
  • Ethnography and qualitative reserach 
  • Affect theory and rhythmanalysis 
  • Institutional theory 

Courses and teaching

Multicultural education and critical pedagogy. 


Work experience

Experience from projects in Norway and internationally working with children's rights and childrens democratic participation in different parts of the welfare system, especially in respect of school and education.

Academic interests

Moral and democratic education 



Pedagogical institutions 


Democratic mobilization – Democracy on education’s agenda


PhD study: 

Democratic practices in school. Childrens democratic subjectification in moments of disturbance. 

Ethnographic study targeting children in a primary school. 

Scientific publications

  • Sirevåg, Lene Cherize Haugland (2021). Space for childrens agency in moments of disturbance, an ethnographic study of democratic practices in school.

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