Past Events: 2012/13

Date: Monday 8th July 2013 
Speaker: Jane Pilcher, University of Leicester 
Title: Clothing Altercations: The politics of children's clothing

Date: Monday 8th April 2013
Speaker: Jane Fortin, Emeritus Professor, Sussex Law School, University of Sussex
Title: Taking a longer view of contact: The perspectives of young adults who experienced parental separation in their youth
Download the Seminar Series Promo: 8apr2013 [DOC 141.50KB]

Date: Thursday 28th February 2013
 Dr Ilina Singh, Reader in Bioethics & Society, King's College, London
 The ethics of Ritalin-type drug treatments to modify behaviour: Children join the debate
Due to technical difficulties on the day, this seminar cwas not recorded


Marc Sommers public lecture imagePublic Lecture by Dr Marc Sommers, organised by the Centre for International Education (CIE), the Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth (CIRCY) and the Security and Social Justice Research Theme.
 Thursday 31st January 2013
Time: 2pm - event to be followed by a drinks recetion
Venue: TBA
Title: STUCK: Rwandan Youth and the Struggle for Adulthood
See attached abstract and bio.

Doctoral Workshop: Researching Youth in Conflict Contexts, by Dr Marc Sommers
Date: Friday 1st February 2013
Time: 2-5pm
Venue: Room 135, Jubilee Building, University of Sussex
See attached details.


Date: Tuesday 29th January 2013
 Dr Benjamin Zeitlyn, Lecturer in International Education & Development, Department of Education, University of Sussex
The Sylheti Bari and the London Flat
Download the Occasional Speaker Seminar Promo: 29jan2013 [DOC 141.00KB]

Date: 10th December 2012
Speaker: Professor Roger Hart, Director of the Children's Environments Research Group, Graduate Center, University of New York
Download the Seminar Series Promo: 10dec2012 [DOC 141.50KB]
This seminar was not recorded on the speaker's request

Date: 20th November 2012
Speaker: Dr Ofra Koffman, Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow, King's College London
Download the Occasional Speaker Seminar Promo: Ofra Koffman [DOC 141.00KB]

Digital Childhoods/Youth Workshop

Date: 23rd October 2012
The first of a series of workshops developing CIRCY's research themes. This workshop utilised Pecha Kucha presentation methodology which allows five minutes per presentation where each presentation consists of 20 slides with 20 seconds allowed per slide. This format maximises the number of contributions that can be made, leaving time to explore connections and synergies.


CIRCY Launch Event: 27 September 2012

The launch of the School of Education and Social Work's newest research centre took place on the 27th Sepember 2012 in Fulton Building on the University of Sussex campus.

Speakers: Professor Barrie Thorne, University of California at Berkeley; Dr Pam Thurschwell, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Sussex; Dr Anne-Meike Fechter, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology; Sue Berelowitz, Deputy Children's Commissioner
Launch Promo: CIRCY Launch promo - 27sept2012 [DOC 140.50KB]