среда, 3 марта 2010 г.

The 1st Global Conference: Childhood

The 1st Global Conference: Childhood
Date:
July 3-5, 2010
Site: Oxford, UK
Organiser: The Steering Group
Topics: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference project seeks to investigate and explore all aspects of childhood. The period of life prior to adulthood is one of dramatic change and development of physical, intellectual, psychological, and many other types of characteristics. The nature of childhood and its significance as a separate phase of life, however, is viewed quite differently in different cultures and in different historical eras.

This conference will look at all aspects of the experience of childhood as well as the social and cultural perceptions of children and childhood. We encourage submissions on any theme to do with the nature of childhood, including, but not limited to the ones listed below:

  • Definitions of Childhood;
  • Childhood and Development;
  • Children and Relationships;
  • Perceptions and Depictions of Childhood;
  • Other Issues of Childhood.

Language: English
Deadline: May 28, 2010
Contact: David White, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, Canada or Rob Fisher, Network Founder and Leader, Inter-Disciplinary.Net, Freeland, Oxfordshire,, United Kingdom
E-mail: dmw@inter-disciplinary.net, child@inter-disciplinary.net
Internet: http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/probing-the-boundaries/persons/childhood

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