The ‘Poor Child’: the cultural politics of education, international development and childhood

A workshop on the politics, representation, and reform of ‘childhood’ in relation to global poverty, education, and international development
When 14 Oct 2015
from 03:30 PM to 06:30 PM
Where Faculty of Education, Cambridge
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Dr. Virginia Morrow, Deputy Director of Young Lives, will join a panel of presenters at an event to mark the release of a new international publication, The ‘Poor Child’ which reflects on the politics, representation, and reform of ‘childhood’ in relation to global poverty, education, and international development.

Other presenters will include;

Dr. Arathi Sriprakash of the University of Cambridge, who will be speaking about the book’s project of rethinking child subjectivity in education and international development research;

Professor Erica Burman, of the University of Manchester, who will be speaking about the cultural and relational dynamics structured around the ‘poor child’.

Dr. Morrow will be sharing recent findings from Young Lives and reflecting on future directions in studies of childhood and global poverty.

The workshop is part of the EED Seminar Series 2015-16: Critical Dialogues in Education and International Development

 Free registration. Closing date for registration 6 October 2015.  For more details please click here

 

 

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