Category Archives: Call for Papers: Conferences

Call for Papers Children and Childhood Network of the Social Science History Association (SSHA 2015)

We invite you to participate in the annual meeting of the Social Science History Association by submitting a paper or session proposal to the Children and Childhood Network of the SSHA.  The conference will take place November 12-15, 2015 in Baltimore (MD).  For more information on the conference as well as the general call for proposals, please refer to the SSHA website: The deadline for full panel or individual paper proposals is February 14, 2015.  

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CFP: Domesticating Geopolitics

Second Call for Papers:
Domesticating geopolitics

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Exeter, UK, 2-4 September 2015

Convened by Dr. Tara Woodyer, Dr. Diana Martin (University of Portsmouth); Dr. Sean Carter, Dr. Philip Kirby (University of Exeter)

Co-sponsored by the Political Geography Research Group and the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group

From the outset, critical geopolitics has emphasised approaches that question spatial distinctions between foreign/domestic politics and political distinctions between formal/popular geopolitics. More recently, feminist contributions to critical geopolitical debates have re-articulated the necessity of including the ‘everyday’ and the ‘ordinary’ into our accounts of the geopolitical, in part to work towards the dissolution of clear-cut distinctions between public and private, and towards the increasing realisation that different scales are not separate but intertwined. Continue reading

CFP – 3rd International Conference: International Childhood and Youth Research Network

Theory and Method in Child and Youth Research

June 10-12 , 2015
European University Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

We are pleased to announce the 3rd international conference of theInternational Childhood and Youth Research Network (ICYRNet) which isorganized by the Center for the Study of Childhood and Adolescence and the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, European University Cyprus.    

Confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Jo Boyden, Professor and Director of Young Lives, Oxford University
  • Dan Cook, Professor of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University

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CFP – (De)constructing childhoods in daily life relationships in MENA countries

49th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
 November 21-24, 2015 Denver, Colorado

(De)constructing childhoods in daily life relationships in Middle East and North African countries

Childhood does not occur in a vacuum. Although largely viewed as a period of life isolated from the trials and tribulations of the adult world, childhoods of the modern and contemporary eras are deeply entrenched in complex and ongoing historically important phenomenon, such as colonization, war, and globalization.  Continue reading

CFP- Conference on “Child and Teen Consumption: Cultural Contexts, Relations and Practices”

The conference will be organised by Aalborg University, Denmark and will take place from the 27-29 April 2016.

PhD workshop will also take place on the 26 April 2016.

A copy of the call for papers is attached and you will find all the information you need on the CTC 2016 website:

Deadline for submission of extracts: 1 September 2015.