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Youth Political Participation: the Diverse Roads to Democracy

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15 Jun 2016

Youth Political Participation: the Diverse Roads to Democracy
McGill University’s downtown campus
June 15 to 17, 2016

The conference will open on June 15 at 6pm with the keynote address by Professor Jan van Deth (Mannheim University), “Youth and Democracy: The Endless Story of an Awkward Relationship.” A cocktail will follow the presentation (food will be served).

The Age of Criminal Responsibility

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23 Sep 2015

The Age of Criminal Responsibility
Centre for Evidence & Criminal Justice Studies (University of Northumbria)
Sydney Institute of Criminology (University of Sydney)

Wednesday, 23 September 2015
4th Floor Corporate Hub and Harvard Lecture Theatre, School of Law, Northumbria University
11.00-18.00

Picturebooks, Democracy and Social Change

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17 Sep 2015

Picturebooks, Democracy and Social Change
International Conference at the University of Gdańsk, Poland
17-18 September 2015
(in combination with a PhD-Workshop on 16 September 2015)

Childhood & Conflict in History: Lessons Learned

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5 Jun 2015

Childhood & Conflict in History: Lessons Learned
5 to 6 June 2015
University of Reading

Speakers include Colin Heywood on modern conceptions of childhood, Helen Parish on children and witchcraft in early modern Europe, Padma Anapol on child marriages in India, Mara Oliva on Korean war orphans, and Dina Resz on ISIL cubs. For conference registration and further details please contact: child.conflict.conf@gmail.com.

The purpose of this conference is two-fold:

From Author to Child: The Spaces through which a Picturebook Travels

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5 Jun 2014

Postgraduate Picturebook Conference
5-6 June 2014
University of Glasgow

With presentations from:

  • Debi Gliori, award winning author and illustrator
  • James Robertson, writer, translator and co-founder of Scots language imprint Itchy Coo
  • The Scottish Book Trust

And workshops with:

  • Jane Blatt, author of Books Always Everywhere
  • Morven Dooner, editor
  • Dr Evelyn Arizpe and Julie McAdam

12-5pm, Thursday, 5 June, and 9am-2pm, Friday, 6 June. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices

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26 Sep 2013

Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age: E/Merging Reading, Writing, and Research Practices
26-27 September 2013.
Humanities Initiative at New York University
20 Cooper Square, Fifth floor [at East 5th St]
New York, NY 10003

Registration at http://www.regonline.ca/inke2013
Learn more about INKE at http://inke.ca.

Putting the Figure on the Map: Imagining Sameness and Difference for Children

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11 Sep 2013

From September 11-13, the Cotsen Children's Library will host "Putting the Figure on the Map: Imagining Sameness and Difference for Children."

Childhoods in South Asia: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

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18 Jul 2013

Conference: Childhoods in South Asia: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives
18-19 July 2013
Australian National University
Theatre 1 and 2, Hedley Bull Centre (Building no. 130)

Participation into Practice Conference

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13 Jun 2013

Participation into Practice Conference
Date: Thursday 13 June 2013 9.30-4.15
Venue: King’s College London, Strand campus

Girlhood Studies and the Politics of Place: New Paradigms of Research

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10 Oct 2012

Girlhood Studies and the Politics of Place: New Paradigms of Research
International Symposium
Wednesday, October 10 – Friday, October 12, 2012
Thomson House: 3650 McTavish, McGill University (downtown campus)

With keynote speaker Prof. Catherine Driscoll from the University of Sydney (Australia) and one of the founders of the international field of Girlhood Studies

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