Programme

Poster presentations – (pdf) download updated schedule
Parallel sessions – (pdf) download updated schedule
Abstract book – (pdf) NB: conference folders include printed abstract books

Programme

DAY 1, Wednesday, May 7th
11.00 Registration opens
14.00 Opening Ceremony
Vice President Olli Silvén (University of Oulu)
Professor Eila Estola (Early Childhood Education, University of Oulu)
 14.30-16.15 Plenary session I: Values in Childhood Studies
Professor Alan Prout (Sociology and Childhood Studies, University of Leeds)
“Moving On from Social Constructionism: confronting hybrid childhoods”
(Abstract)
Professor Eva Johansson (Early Childhood Education, University of Stavanger)
“Toddlers’ life-worlds and the communication of values in preschool” (Abstract)
16.15-16.45 Coffee offered by Lapland University of Applied Sciences
16.45-18.15 Parallel sessions 1
19.30  Welcome Reception

DAY 2, Thursday, May 8th
9.00-10.30 Parallel Sessions 2
10.30-11.00 Coffee & Poster presentations
11.00-12.30 Parallel Sessions 3
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.15 Plenary session II:
Values of childhood
Professor Astri Andresen (Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, University of Bergen)
“The value of children and ethnic identity: the North in the 20th Century” (Abstract)
Development Manager Mikko Oranen (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Oulu)
“Challenging children, challenging situations – challenging values”
Chair: Dr Kaisa Vehkalahti, University of Oulu
15.15-15.45 Coffee offered by National Institute for Health and Welfare
15.45-16.30 Annual General Meeting of the Finnish Society for Childhood Studies
16.30-18.00 Parallel Sessions 4
 19.00  Conference Dinner at The Maikkula Estate

DAY 3, Friday, May 9th
9.00-10.30 Parallel Sessions 5
10.30-11.00 Coffee
11.00-12.30 Parallel Sessions 6
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.15 Plenary session III:
Ethical challenges and encounters with children
Professor Pia Christensen (Anthropology and Childhood Studies, University of Leeds)
“Ethnography with Children:  Conversations, Movement and Imaginative leaps” (Abstract)
Panel discussion on methodologial and ethical challenges in Childhood Studies, with Professor Johanna Einarsdottir (University of Iceland, School of Education), Professor Tarja Pösö (University of Tampere, Social Work), Professor Terhi-Anna Wilska (University of Jyväskylä, Sociology) and Associate Professor Tatek Abebe (Norwegian Centre for Child Research)
Chairs: Dr Elina Pekkarinen and Dr Tomi Kiilakoski, Finnish Youth Research Service
15:15-16:00 Pro Chilhdood Award 2014
Closing Ceremony
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