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2nd Global Conference:The Child: A Persons Project (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)
full name / name of organization:
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
2nd Global Conference
Saturday 7th July 2012 – Monday 9th July 2012
Call for Papers:
1. Definitions of Childhood
* How has the concept of childhood developed over time?
2. Childhood and Development
* What are the important aspects of physical, psychological, emotional, intellectual, moral, social, etc. development in childhood?
3. Children and Relationships
* What are the dynamics of children’s relationships with their family, peers, and their community?
4. Perceptions and Depictions of Childhood
* How do adults perceive children and childhood?
5. Other Issues of Childhood
* Children and education: What issues are the concerning how children are educated?
The Steering Group welcomes the submission of pre-formed panel proposals. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 13th January 2012. If an abstract is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper should be submitted by Friday 11th May 2012.
300 word abstracts should be submitted simultaneously to both Organising Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats with the following information and in this order:
a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract, f) up to 10 key words
E-mails should be entitled: CHILD2 Abstract Submission.
Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using footnotes and any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold, italics or underline). Please note that a Book of Abstracts is planned for the end of the year. All accepted abstracts will be included in this publication. We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
Joint Organising Chairs:
The conference is part of the Probing the Boundaries programme of research projects. It aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting.
All papers accepted for and presented at this conference will be eligible for publication in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers maybe invited for development for publication in a themed hard copy volume(s)
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Please note: Inter-Disciplinary.Net is a not-for-profit network and we are not in a position to be able to assist with conference travel or subsistence.