In the wake of the massive influx of refugees from Syria to Lebanon (2011-2014), some international NGOs have intervened in specific regions of Lebanon to prevent Lebanese and Syrian youth from “radicalizing” themselves and joining armed groups. Continue reading Child Protection or Security Agendas? NGOs address the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon
The MRes in Wellbeing has been designed for those interested in developing their research skills and knowledge in the field of wellbeing. It is taught by a combination of seminars, lectures, tutorials and individual supervision. Continue reading New MRes in Wellbeing launching at the University of Sussex
The Childhood Studies Department of Rutgers University–Camden is pleased to announce its Annual Lecture, delivered this year by Dr. Susan Terrio, Professor of Anthropology and French Studies at Georgetown University and the author of Whose Child Am I? Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody (UC Press, 2015).
Dr. Terrio’s talk, “Dispelling the Myths: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody,” will take place on Tuesday March 8 at 4:30 pm, with reception at 6 pm, in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Campus Center at Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey.
The faculty, students and staff of Childhood Studies cordially invite you to attend this exciting event. Both lecture and reception are free and open to the public.
Please see our website for more information about the event:
by Patrick Alexander Continue reading Life Course As Method: Age Imaginaries in School Ethnography
Call for Papers
Two Call for Papers opportunities:
Life in Inclusive Classrooms seeks to draw attention to the use of storytelling as a critical strategy for creating a new, expanded conversation about inclusive classrooms and school communities. We are seeking essays that explore how disability, inclusion, and exclusion feel to those who are inside “inclusive” classrooms.
Manuscripts Due: March 15, 2016
Rather than assuming that gayness has been “normalized,” this issue of the Occasional Paper series takes as its premise that the full inclusion and engagement of LGBTQ youth and families is dependent on work still to come. It will open a new discourse on queer issues.
Letter of Intent Due: December 30, 2015
This month, Youth Circulations features a series of conversations between two migration scholars, Heide Castañeda (University of South Florida) and Kristin Yarris (University of Oregon). In this series, Drs. Castañeda and Yarris creatively and critically examine representations of the circulation of Central American and Mexican migrants through what they describe as “a zone of transit” in Western Mexico. Their research is funded by The Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, and is a collaboration with Dr. Juan Manuel Mendoza of the Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa. Continue reading “The Stress Along the Way”: Medicalization and Transit Migration