Childhood and Society SIG Past Events

Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World – transcript, briefing & videos of the event

The relaunched Leadership in Early Years Education RIG held an online symposium on Tuesday 10th November 2020. We were fortunate to welcome a fantastic trio of speakers to the event, bringing local, national and international perspectives to the problem of how we move forward as a sector in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Our speakers … Continue reading Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World – transcript, briefing & videos of the event

‘Avant-Garde Art & Children’s Picture Books’ – a webinar with Victoria de Rijke

Victoria de Rijke led a webinar on the 9th Nov 2020 , organised by a PhD Candidate she mentors at São Paulo State University and the São Paulo Research Foundation. A very heterogeneous group of 70 people from UG and PG students in English to professors researching picturebooks and children’s literature in general from Brazil, China, … Continue reading ‘Avant-Garde Art & Children’s Picture Books’ – a webinar with Victoria de Rijke

Exploring Childhoods – The Couch Conversations (with Professor Jayne Osgood)

‘Childhood isn’t a hothouse to be fenced in and closed off and climate controlled. It’s a wide open, sun drenched, wind-swept field of endless possibilities, experiences and discoveries’ L.R. Knost Produced by Semann & Slattery and David Gilkes Education Consultants, this series of webinars was designed to bring the world’s leading thinkers on early childhood … Continue reading Exploring Childhoods – The Couch Conversations (with Professor Jayne Osgood)

Event: How diffraction works and why posthumanism matters, online workshop, 2nd Nov 7-8pm GMT

Register for the event here. • Kieran Sheehan: Vice-Principal, Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) • Prof Jayne Osgood, Prof Jessica Ringrose, and Prof EJ Renold: Founders of PhEmaterialism, an international working group which shares a commitment to putting posthuman theories to work with the aim of addressing urgent issues of injustice • Annouchka … Continue reading Event: How diffraction works and why posthumanism matters, online workshop, 2nd Nov 7-8pm GMT

Event: Gender Matters in the Classroom – Free Middlesex University Webinar, 25th Nov 2020

On Wednesday 25th November, Middlesex University a free webinar focused on what can practically be done to address gender stereotyping in the classroom. About this Event Gender stereotyping in the classroom limits expectations and confidence amongst children, and reinforces unhelpful ideas about what women and men can do in adult life. This webinar, co-hosted by … Continue reading Event: Gender Matters in the Classroom – Free Middlesex University Webinar, 25th Nov 2020

Event: Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World, 10th Nov 2020

Early Years Leadership for a Post-Covid WorldAn Online Symposium4.30-6pm (GMT), 10th November 2020 What kind of early years leadership do we need over the next few years?What are the challenges we face and how can we overcome them?How important is the early years sector and early years leadership in post-Covid social recovery? As we move … Continue reading Event: Early Years Leadership in a Post-Covid World, 10th Nov 2020

Guest Lecture: Alternative Understandings About How Matter Comes to Matter in the Baby Room. Presented by Dr Jayne Osgood.

Jayne Osgood delivered this presentation as part of her speaking tour in Australia and New Zealand in the early part of 2020. This lecture was delivered at the Graduate School of Education in the University of Melbourne. In this lecture, Dr Jayne Osgood attempts a reconfiguration of ‘diversity’ in early childhood contexts by turning attention to everyday … Continue reading Guest Lecture: Alternative Understandings About How Matter Comes to Matter in the Baby Room. Presented by Dr Jayne Osgood.