THE NINTH INTERNATIONAL KORCZAK CONFERENCE: Call for Papers , held on August 22-25, 2018 at the Seattle Pacific University (SPU) campus.

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Call for Papers
August 22, 2018 to August 25, 2018
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Human Rights, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Theatre & Performance History / Studies


Announcing the Call for Papers for the International Korczak Conference, held on August 22-25, 2018 at the Seattle Pacific University (SPU) campus.  The conference features multidisciplinary research and practices that addresses complex issues of providing and protecting children’s rights in different social institutions, training humanistic teachers with the main focus on Janusz Korczak’s educational legacy through the conference theme: Education for excellence, diversity, and respect: Transformative 21st century innovations

We invite proposals (in the English language only) for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, exhibits and posters.  (We also encourage submissions from doctoral students, teachers, and other practitioners working with the children of all ages).

Presentations may report on original research, innovative programs, creative projects, professional practices and theoretical perspectives on topics that relate to the conference theme. Workshops, exhibits, and poster format submissions are encouraged to use a variety of creative methods including multimedia, performance arts and experiential knowledge to develop participants’ understanding, insights, knowledge, and skills. All submissions will go through a peer reviewed process.

Submission deadline:  February 15, 2018
Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2018

Contact Info: 

Mariola Strahlberg, Founder and Executive Director of the Janusz Korczak Association of the USA                                          

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