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Final Program – Exploring Childhood Studies Workshop 2016

DAY 1 – TUESDAY 19TH JANUARY 2016

10.00-11.00   Arrival, Registration, Coffee

11.00 – 11.05 Welcome – Professor Penny Curtis, Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth (CSCY)

11.05-11.20   Project Background and Vision- Dr. Afua Twum-Danso Imoh (University of Sheffield)

11.20-12.05   Keynote Address: Smoke and Mirrors? Challenging Categories in Global childhood and Youth Research – Professor Virginia Morrow (University of Oxford)

12.05-12.25   Discussion

12.25-13.25   Lunch

13.25-14.55   Roundtable Discussion

14.55 – 15.10   Coffee

15.10 – 15.55   Keynote Address: Children and Disabled Children Globally: Are They One Group or Several?Dr. Mary Wickenden (UCL)

15.55 -16.15    Discussion

16.15- 17.45   Poster Presentations and Wine Reception

18.00- 20.00   Group Dinner

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 20TH JANUARY 2016

9.30- 11.00  Plenary Discussion (on issues raised the previous day)

11.00-11.15  Coffee Break

11.15-12.00   Keynote Address: “Child labour” and Children’s Lives in the Global SouthProfessor Michael Bourdillon (University of Zimbabwe)

12.00- 12.20 Discussion

12.20-13.20- Lunch

13.20-14.50   Workshop 1: Dr. Nicola Ansell (Brunel University)
Title: Theorising Age and the Life course: Toward More Useful Conceptualisations
Workshop 2: Dr. Hind Khalifa (King Saud University, Saudi-Arabia)
Title: The Experience of Growing Up

14.50-15.00   Coffee Break

15.00-16.30   Workshop 3: Dr. Jason Hart (University of Bath)
Title: Transcending a ‘North-South Divide’ in Childhood Studies Through Attention to Political-Economy
Workshop 4: Dr. Sarada Balagopalan (Rutgers University, USA)
Title: Rethinking Childhoods in the Global South Through A Postcolonial Lens

16.30 – 18.00   Plenary Discussion (on issues raised during the day)

DAY 3: THURSDAY 21ST JANUARY 2016

9.30-11.00   Keynote Address: Child Labour in the Global South: The Failures and Flaws of Global RegulationProfessor Jean Grugel (The Open University)

11.00-11.20   Discussion

11.20 -11.35   Coffee

11.35-13.05   Workshop 5: Dr Fernanda Wanderley (Graduate Institute for Development Studies (CIDES-UMSA), Bolivia)
Title: Theoretical Priorities for Child- Focused Research in the Global South: Bridging Academic and Policy Priorities in Latin America
Workshop 6: Professor Samantha Punch (University of Stirling)
Title: Exploring the Limitations and Opportunities of Cross-disciplinary and Cross-world Dialogue in Childhood Studies.

13.05-14.15 Lunch

14.15-15.45   Plenary Discussion (on issues discussed on final day as well as workshop as a whole)

15.45 – 16.00   Closing Remarks and Evaluation

16.00 END.


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