Children and Childhoods Conference – UK

Children and Childhoods Conference 2015

July 14-15, 2015
University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich, UK
Hosted by
Unit for the Study of Children and Childhoods, UCS

We are excited to announce that the call for papers for our biennial international Children and Childhoods Conference is open. We invite papers that theoretically and empirically engage with a broad range of disciplines reflecting the diverse nature of contemporary childhood studies.The conference aims to bring together established academics, early career researchers, doctoral candidates and students.

Topics covered by this call could include but are not limited to:

  • Identity, Culture and Belonging
  • Methodologies
  • Disabilities
  • Sex and Sexualities
  • Family Formations
  • Health, Embodiment and Wellbeing
  • Education
  • Young People
  • Rights, Advocacy and Participation

We welcome traditional presentations of 20 minutes with additional time for questions, pre-formed panels of speakers and posters; as well as alternative modes of presentation including artistic performance, film, photography and other creative and static exhibits.

Please send 250 word abstracts for a 20 minute presentation, 500 word abstracts for panels and 150 word abstracts for posters to:

The deadline for submissions is Friday February27, 2015.

Please direct any questions regarding abstracts to:

Please direct any other queries regarding the conference to:

We look forward to welcoming you.
The Conference Team
Allison Boggis, Jessica Clark, Sarah Coombs, Sarah Richards