2015 Summer – Issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures is pleased to announce that the2015 Summer Issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is available.

The following sections are open access:

– Editorial, “YA Narratives: Reading One’s Age” by Mavis Reimer and Heather Snell

– Review essays by Lian BeveridgeNyala AliAndrea ZerebeskiNelly Duvicq, and Debra Dudek

Articles in this issue include:
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Families, Relationships and Societies: Special issue on fatherhood out now

The new issue of Families, Relationships and Societies (volume 4, number 2) is now available. This is a special issue on Contemporary fatherhood, guest edited by Tina Miller and Esther Dermott. The contents are listed below.
In case you missed it, Esther recently wrote a piece on fatherhood on the Policy Press blog – Food for thought for Father’s Day.

Conference: young people affected by sexual violence as change-makers in prevention efforts

Cumberland Lodge – ‘Young people affected by sexual violence as change-makers in prevention efforts’ a one day international colloquium on participatory practice and the ethical challenges it presents

Monday 28th September 2015, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK

This unique, inter-disciplinary conference will bring together leading children’s rights advocates, researchers and practitioners to explore the benefits, opportunities and risks of participatory working with young people affected by sexual violence.

Confirmed speakers include: International Child Rights Advocate Gerison Lansdown; leading academics, Professor Jenny Pearce OBE and Dr Kristine Hickle; and expert practitioners from PhotoVoice (UK), ECPAT International (Thailand) and Stichting Alexander (Netherlands).

This inter-institutional, inter-disciplinary event will provide an interactive space for discussions on creative and therapeutic tools for effective practice; ethical dilemmas and legal implications of participatory work; and the opportunities and challenges that social media presents for involving more young people in prevention efforts.

£45 registration fee including lunch and dinner, limited spaces available. Please register here: http://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/Programme/Forthcoming+events/Participation+for+Prevention

Email: [email protected] for further details.