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2015 Prizes – Submissions Now Open

ACYIG is currently accepting submissions for its 2015 prizes for Best Student Essay in Anthropology of Children and Youth and Best New Book on Children and Youth by an ACYIG Member.

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CFP: International Childhood and Youth Research Network




Screen Shot 2014-11-05 at 6.30.28 PMCall for Papers

Theory and Method in Child and Youth Research

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

Dates: 10-12 June, 2015
Venue: European University Cyprus, Nicosia, 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: “School Memories” International Symposium in Spain

New Trends in Historical Research into Education: Heuristic Perspectives and Methodological Issues

September 22-23, 2015       Seville, Spain
International Standing Conference on the History of Education (ISCHE)

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Submission deadline is Dec. 31, 2014.

Call for contributions: American Childhood Culture in 25 Artifacts

The Children and Childhood Studies are of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) is soliciting contributions for an online archive titled “American Childhood Culture in 25 Artifacts.”

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Froebel Certificate course at University of Roehampton

The Froebel Certificate course will run again in 2014-2015 at the University of Roehampton, London.

At a time of rapid change in policy and practice in the early years there is an increasing need for practitioners to be able to understand, articulate and justify an informed pedagogy. The Froebel Certificate course focuses on key principles underpinning Froebelian practice in a range of early childhood settings and contexts. It brings together historical and contemporary study of Froebel’s principles and practice in order to help students to reflect on and develop their own ideas and practice.

The Certificate is offered at Level 4 and Level 6 and the cost is £440, including a 50% subsidy from the Froebel Trust.

The course begins with an introductory session in early October. Application forms and a list of draft dates are available from our website: