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Date: Tuesday 12 June, 2018 
Time: 12-1.30pm 
Venue: Room G36, Jubilee 
Speaker: Dr Dominic Dean, Research Quality Officer, Research Quality and Impact team, Research & Enterprise Services, University of Sussex

Thatcherism's Children in Literature

Seminar Promo: CIRCY research seminar: 12june2018 [PDF 65.33KB]


Past Events


Date: Monday 14 May, 2018
Time: 4.30-6.30pm
Venue: Room G22, Jubilee
Speaker: Robbie Gilligan, Professor of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin & Associate Director, Children's Research Centre

Promoting Access to Work for Young People in Care and Care Leavers: International perspectives on the critical issues

Seminar Promo: CIRCY research seminar: 14may2018 [PDF 66.13KB]


Date: Wednesday 2 May, 2018
Time: 1-3pm
Venue: Room G22, Jubilee
Speaker: Dr Alison Fox, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Leicester

Ethics in Early Years Education and Childhood/Youth Research Masterclass

Seminar Promo: CIRCY masterclass promo: 2may2018 [PDF 96.32KB]


Date: Monday 23 April, 2018 
Time: 4-5.30pm 
Venue: Room 104, Fulton 
Speaker: Tracey Fuller, Teaching Fellow in Education, University of Sussex

The Trust Is The Work - film screening + Q&A

Seminar Promo: CIRCY research seminar: 23april2018 [PDF 113.99KB]


Date: Wednesday 21 March, 2018
Time: 12-1pm
Venue: Ground floor meeting room, Essex House
Speaker: Rachel Heah, University of Liverpool

'Bringing Research to their Doorsteps': Reflections on using synchronous online focus groups for researching young people’s experiences of school-based sex and relationships lessons

Seminar Promo: CIRCY/CORTH Seminar Promo: 21march2018 [PDF 94.06KB]

Presentation: Bringing Research to their Doorsteps: Rachel Heah [PDF 2.20MB]


Date: Friday 2 March, 2018
Time: 1-2.30pm
Venue: Room 202, Fulton
Speaker: Bernadette Tillard, Professeure des Universités, Mondes du Travail et Mondes Privés (CLERSE - UMR 8019), Université de Lille

Social Workers and Kinship Care in France

Seminar Promo: CIRCY seminar promo: 2march2018 [PDF 83.62KB]


Date: Wednesday 7 February, 2018
Time: 11am-1pm
Venue: Room 071, Arts A
Speaker: Dr Rebecca Webb (Lecturer in Education) & Perpetua Kirby (doctoral researcher)

In Conversation Together: On schooling and values

Seminar Promo: CIRCY/CTLR RiP Seminar Promo: 7feb2018 [PDF 172.78KB]
Seminar Presentation: RiP Seminar Presentation: 7feb2018 [PPTX 4.60MB]


Date: Monday 29 January, 2018
Time: 4-7pm
Venue: Sussex Humanities Lab, Silverstone
Speakers: Professor Rachel Thomson, Dr Liam Berriman (both University of Sussex) & Dr Sara Bragg (University of Brighton)

Researching Everyday Childhoods: Time, technology and documentation in a digital age

Promo: CIRCY seminar & book launch: 29jan2018 [PDF 595.81KB]


Date: Tuesday 12 December, 2017
Time: 3-4.30pm
Venue: Gardner Tower, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts
Speaker: Robin Banerjee, Professor of Developmental Psychology & Dr Hester Barron, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Sussex

Emotional Lives at School over 100 years: 1918-2018

Seminar Promo: CIRCY Seminar Promo: 12dec2017 [PDF 94.56KB]


Date: Wednesday 18 October, 2017  
Time: 4.30-6pm
Venue: Room 212, Fulton
Speaker: Professor Ann Nilsen, University of Bergen

Young People's Thoughts About the Future: Methods and data from three different studies

Seminar Promo: CIRCY Seminar Promo: 18oct2017 [PDF 93.81KB]


Date: Tuesday 10 October, 2017  
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: Ground floor meeting room, Essex House

On Translation: Knowledge Between Intuition and Institution

er: Dr Martin Bittner, Researcher, Europa-Universität Flensburg

Seminar Promo: CIRCY/Connectors Seminar Promo: 10oct2017 [PDF 123.82KB]