Category Archives: Training/Education

Call for applications: MA Childhood Studies and Children’s Rights (FU Berlin)

macr-logo_deThe deadline for applications to study the advanced MA Childhood Studies and Children’s Rights at Freie Universität Berlin  is on 30th April 2015. We still have some open places and welcome further applications.

The 1,5 year course (90 ECTS) starts next winter semester in mid-October 2015. Continue reading Call for applications: MA Childhood Studies and Children’s Rights (FU Berlin)

PhD scholarship – HyperConnecting Youth: Virtual Pedagogy & Global Issue

The University of Roehampton in London offers a scholarship for a PhD student to undertake PhD studies and research under the supervision of Dr. M. Kontopodis in the context of  project “HyperConnecting Youth: Virtual Pedagogy & Global Issues”. Broadly speaking, this project aims to further develop critical and socio-cultural approaches to education in the context of today’s virtual era within the broader frame of the Paulo Freire Institute/ RISE at the University of Roehampton: http://roehampton.ac.uk/Research-Centres/Paulo-Freire-Institute-RISE/

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Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood II Conference

May 8-9, 2015
Institute for Child & Youth Studies
University of Lethbridge

Early bird registration ends April 8!

Keynote speakers:

  • Tim Gill
  • Katie Hinde
  • Jane Humphries
  • Karen Wells

PDF Flyer: Mapping the Landscapes II

Website: https://www.uleth.ca/conreg/icys/program

CSCY Postgraduate Summer School 15-16 July

5th International CSCY Summer School for Postgraduate Students

Wednesday 15 – Thursday 16 July 2015
ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, UK

This exciting two day international summer school is for post-graduate students working in the area of childhood and youth. The workshops and networking sessions will be of interest for students about to embark on research and for those who are preparing their dissertations.

Plenaries

Professor Allison James, Sociology: ‘Personalising children’s lives: reflections on childhood research’

Professor Kate Pahl, Education: ‘Co-production in practice: the processes and practices of research without a map’ Continue reading CSCY Postgraduate Summer School 15-16 July

Field School on “NGO Networks and Perspectives on Child Migration: Examining Perceptions of Root Causes”

Call for Students!  Placements available in the NAPA-OT Field School in Antigua, Guatemala, June 1-26, 2015.

Positions are available for anthropology, public health, and clinical students interested in building research skills!  More information and the application can be found at www.napaotguatemala.org.  Admission on a rolling basis with an April 1 deadline.  Email hall-clifford@napaotguatemala.org with questions.

NGO Networks and Perspectives on Child Migration:  Examining Perceptions of Root Causes

The NGO Networks group will work to explore occupational perspectives on child migration and its causes drawing from among diverse sectors of Guatemalan society.  The project will be developed in collaboration with local NGOs to investigate views of precipitating factors for the migration of Guatemalan children, with particular focus on programming strategies to improve educational and future employment opportunities.  The NGO Networks group will explore legal and policy approaches to migration used within Guatemala.  By bringing together community, NGO, and legal perspectives, the group will consider human rights and occupational outcomes for Guatemalan migrant children.