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CFP: Journal of Playwork Practice

To coincide with the second Journal of Playwork Practice research seminar in November 2015 on the theme of ‘playwork literature’, this call for papers focuses on the nature and purpose of literature in playwork practice and research.

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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

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CFP for AAA 2015 session: Experiments in Ethnographies of Child Development

CFP for the 2015 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Denver
Session: Experiments in Ethnographies of Child Development: Theoretical and Methodological Entanglements between Anthropology and Psychology 

This session examines the various ways anthropologists incorporate experimental methods in ethnographic fieldwork to study child development. It is situated within the larger theoretical and methodological adventure of bridging anthropology and psychology ininvestigating the dynamics of culture and mind in childhood, a critical phase of human development. 

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Journal of Playwork Practice 2nd issue now out! @JPP_Journal

The second issue of JPP has now been published with a themed practitioner section on adventure playgrounds – please see the attached press release for more information.

JPP encourages submissions from researchers outside the playwork field working in a wide range of areas relevant to the practice of playwork. For more information please see the JPP website or email the Editors at

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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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