The recognition of childhooh and the autonomy of children since the 18th century resulted in the provision of distinctive spaces specifically designed for them. Schools, medical facilities, playgrounds, orphanages, cultural spaces, sports facilities, among others typologies, were created during the 20th century, envisaged by Ellen Key as the century of the child.
Over the last several years, the issue of “fake news” – misleading or outright deceptive reporting designed to advance a particular agenda – has become a prominent feature of our media ecology. The Oxford Dictionary chose “post-truth” as its Word of the Year for 2016, Time Magazine ran a full-cover headline in 2017 asking the question “Is Truth Dead?,” and the term “fake news” has been employed liberally by both spokespeople for the Trump administration and its critics.
Children’s Literature Association
Call for Papers:
International Committee Focus Panel Session
Deadline: September 15, 2017
45th Annual Children's Literature Association Conference
Hosted by the Texas State University
Sheraton Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas
June 28-30, 2018
SPREAD (Sustainable Program for Reducing Education and Avocational Disadvantages) seeks chief editors for three of its journals:
8th Visual Learning Conference
26-28 April, 2018, Budapest, Hungary
For the Spring 2018 issue of Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Volume 11), the editors invite critical contributions to theories of “boyhoods”, “male development”, and “young masculinities”. These various monikers already advertise divergent angles and frames of approaching, circumscribing, and capturing boys’ lives in theory.
Historical education, in broad interpretation, encompasses the phenomena and the processes related to society’s absorption of historical knowledge. Despite its complexity, multifaceted manifestations in various aspects of life it is most commonly associated with traditional forms of knowledge transmission exemplified by the school system.
Policing the Young – Dystopic Ways of Dealing with Young People
Chapter proposals are invited for a ground-breaking book that will focus on how policing has become a dystopic reality in young people’s lives around the world. Policing of the young is not only very distasteful, disrespectful and dispiriting, but also highly discriminatory and increasingly disproportionate in terms of the force and measures employed.
Call for Panelists for 2017 Asian Law and Society Association(ALSA) Conference,
National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 15-16, 2017 (Deadline June 30, 2017)
Equality, Social Justice and Law: New Challenges of the Transforming Asia