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Call for “Memories of Brian Sutton-Smith” submissions for Neos

Dear Colleagues,

As many of you know, our esteemed colleague Brian Sutton-Smith passed away on March 7, 2015. We are issuing a call to share your memories of Dr. Sutton-Smith and/or his work for the October 2015 issue of Neos. If you have a memory to share, please submit a 250-300 word narrative to the Neos Editor at by Friday, September 11.

If possible, please let me know ahead of time of your intent to submit. The “Memories” section of Neos will not be peer reviewed. Please refer to the February 2013 issue of the ACYIG Newsletter at for an example of how this section was done in the past.

Neos is also accepting article and feature submissions through Friday, September 4. Submission guidelines are available at

Thank you,
Kate Grim-Feinberg

Kate Grim-Feinberg, Ph.D.

Editor, Neos: A Publication of the Anthropology of Children and Youth Interest Group

CFP: Global Summit on Childhood in Costa Rica

acei-logoThe Association for Childhood Education International invites proposals for the 2016 Global Summit on Childhood.
Download more info here.
Visit their website for further details.

Call for Papers: Children’s Geographies

Announcing Call for Papers: Children’s Geographies
North American Editor: Pamela Anne Quiroz

Children’s Geographies, a truly interdisciplinary and international
journal, publishes on the intersections of space and place in children’s and families lives. We encourage submissions from researchers whose work addresses these intersections in the fields of anthropology, geography, sociology, child, youth and family studies, and education. We publish empirical, theoretical and methodological articles (including the use visual media). Continue reading Call for Papers: Children’s Geographies

Tackling school sports injury Royal Society of Medicine

We would be very interested to know of anyone researching children’s and young people’s views and experiences of sport and of sports-related injuries, and adults’ perceptions of these topics.

The attached file gives details of an open conference at the Royal Society of Medicine London on 14th September Tackling school sports injury (6 CPD points)

Book your place here:

Registration is now open for this highly-anticipated meeting which will examine the latest research on childhood injury resulting from sport participation.

You will hear a leading panel of interdisciplinary specialists examine governmental policy, socio-cultural aspects and injury surveillance and prevention strategies. You also have the chance to join in with a debate on children’s autonomy and choice in competitive or alternative sports.

If you are working in these areas in any discipline, we hope you will contact us to tell us about your research.

Professor Priscilla Alderson UCL Institute of Education

Professor Allyson Pollock Queen Mary University London allyson.pollock@GMAIL.COM

CSULB Human Dev Job Posting

Hello ACYIG!

Were you someone who wanted to stay after in So Cal after the conference?  We have a job posting for someone with a sociocultural specialty in adolescence and emerging adulthood to teach to our diverse student body.  We’re proud to have a strong contingent of ACYIG here, supportive connections with a number of departments including Anthropology, Sociology, and International Studies, and are only growing with over 700 majors.

Download the PDF with details here: 15 HDEV POSITION DESCRIPTION