Welcome to the website for ‘Values of Childhood and Childhood Studies’, VI Conference on Childhood Studies, which will be held at the University of Oulu, Finland, 7–9 May 2014.
The Conference on Childhood Studies has established itself as a leading multidisciplinary forum for research on children and childhood in Finland. All researchers and experts working with issues related to children and childhood are welcome. In 2014 the conference focuses on the values of childhood and the value-base of childhood studies. At a time of growing economic and societal uncertainty it is increasingly important to discuss the value of childhood.
This site includes information about the conference. Submissons of proposals for individual papers or self-organized sessions is now closed. A record-breaking number of 211 abstracts were submitted! Notifications of acceptance are sent out by the end of February. Registration is now open.
The Conference is organized jointly by the Finnish Society for Childhood Studies and the University of Oulu, Faculty of Education and Faculty of Humanities.
Welcome to Oulu!