27 de julho de 2010

CFP: Juvenile Delinquency in the 19th and 20th Centuries: East-West Comparisons

12th and 13th March 2011
Centre for British Studies
Humboldt University, Berlin

Abstract deadline: 15th October 2010

The history of juvenile delinquency has too often been written from an exclusively national perspective with little in the way of comparative or transnational studies. Particularly lacking are comparisons between the construction and understanding of juvenile delinquency in the cultural fields of East and West. How have attempts to define and problematise child and youth behaviours differed between Eastern and Western cultures? Have children and childhood been imagined differently in East and West? How have cultural constructions of the young affected the ways in which the behaviour of children and young people has been classified and understood in different societies? Is juvenile delinquency a peculiarly western idea?
This two-day conference seeks to bring together scholars at all levels working in a variety of fields including history, sociology, literary studies, geography, anthropology and ethnography, to discuss these and related questions. It is hoped that such discussions will lead to a more nuanced understanding of the ways in which concepts of childhood, youth and delinquency have been shaped by particular cultural contexts.

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21 de julho de 2010

Global Studies of Childhood (new online research journal)

Global Studies of Childhood (GSC) is a peer-reviewed, internationally focused, online research journal. Its first issue will be published in March 2011. The journal provides an opportunity for researchers, university and college students and professionals who are interested in issues associated with childhood in education, family, and community contexts from a global perspective to present, share and discuss their work. GSC aims to present opportunities for scholars and emerging researchers to interrogate the ways in which globalization and new global perspectives impact on children’s life experiences.

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13 de julho de 2010

CFP: Fear and Safety in Children's Literature


Children's literature has always been responsive to the tenor of the times. Texts for children and young adults take up the social, political, and humanistic interests and ideologies of the past and present, as well as speculate about the future. Since the earliest fairy tales, children´s writers have given imaginative interpretation to the darker, riskier side of society, while also offering reassurance, hope, and celebration of the human spirit.

The Congress will address a range of critically important topics, texts, and theories related to the theme of Fear and Safety in Children´s Literature. Confirmed keynote speakers are: Professor Mavis Reimer, Canada Chair in the Culture of Childhood, University of Winnipeg; Professor David Buckingham, Director of the Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media, London University (UK); and Professor Gillian Whitlock, University of Queensland (Australia).

*Submissions for abstracts open: 19 July 2010.*
*Closing date:* *November 1, 2010*.

Please visit the Congress website for details: http://irscl2011.com/

Democracia, liberdade e disciplina na escola pública

Universidade do Minho - 15 a 18 de Julho
V Curso de Verão, Círculo de Saberes 2010, DEMOCRACIA, LIBERDADE E DISCIPLINA NA ESCOLA PÚBLICA, orientado por Carlos Gomes, Almerindo Afonso e Carlos Estêvão.
Esta iniciativa é particularmente dirigida a professores dos vários ciclos de ensino, membros de órgãos de Direcção e Gestão de Escolas e Agrupamentos e de organismos da administração da educação, pais e encarregados de educação, técnicos de educação, responsáveis autárquicos, animadores educativos e culturais, formadores e outros membros e dirigentes associativos e sindicais envolvidos na educação.
Este Curso tem como objectivos:
- Problematizar sociologicamente os conceitos de liberdade, de autoridade e de disciplina.
- Proporcionar instrumentos de análise sociológica da complexa relação entre liberdade, autoridade e disciplina.
- Proporcionar orientações para uma acção sociologicamente fundamentada no desempenho de funções educativas e pedagógicas.
- Visibilizar a relevância e a utilidade da análise sociológica da educação.
- Visibilizar os contributos da sociologia da educação na investigação e análise da relação educativa e pedagógica.
Contacto para mais informações: calexandra@ie.uminho.pt

9 de julho de 2010

Temas de Música e Comunicação para a Infância (Seminário de Doutoramento)

Caros colegas
Coordenador(es) de Doutoramento e Coordenador de Departamento de Antropologia, Investigação

Vimos dar conhecimento do programa e conteúdos do seminário (opção livre) de Doutoramento - Temas de Música e Comunicação para a Infância - oferecido pelo CESEM de forma a poderem ser divulgados junto dos alunos de doutoramento 

Com os nossos melhores cumprimentos
Ana Monção e Helena Rodrigues

Oferecido pelo CESEM (Centro de Estudos de Sociologia e Estética Musical – FCSH/UNL)

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1 de julho de 2010

Workshop-i Transnational family making: children, young people and migration

Title: Workshop-i Transnational family making: children, young people and migration

Date: 2010-07-15

Description: European University Institute Robert Schuman Centre
for Advanced Studies is inviting papers for its 12th
Mediterranean Research Meeting: 6 - 9 April 2011, Florence.
Call for papers: Workshop Transnational family making:
children, young people and migration The workshop welcomes
presentations that ex ...

Contact: pantea@policy.hu

URL: www.eui.eu/DepartmentsAndCentres/RobertSchumanCentre/Research/InternationalTransnationalRelations/MediterraneanProgramme/MRM/MRM2011/ws12.aspx

Announcement ID: 177144