Supported by the IAS, the Children and Childhood Network was launched in March 2017. The event was attended by over 50 academics from all five colleges at the University of Birmingham. The network has since expanded, with over 100 members from the university within the network.
2050 Childhoods Seminar Series
- 2050 Childhoods - Working with Children: A Kitbag Approach
The workshop will be led by Dr Maria Clark. Maria is a Lecturer in Nursing at the University of Birmingham and a Director of the 2050 Children and Childhood Network. Maria will share her experiences of using Kitbag in diverse support settings and contexts.
- Book Launch: Clara Rachel Eybalin Casseus
Dr Clara Rachel Eybalin Casseus, a 2018 visiting scholar with the University, is launching her new book 'Geopolitics of Memory and Transnational Citizenship: Thinking Local Development in a Global South' on campus. This book offers new perspectives on transnational citizenship, memory and strategies of development.
- Children's Engagement with Digital Technologies: Implications for Health and Wellbeing
This Children and Childhoods Network (CCN) workshop will explore intersections between CCN's major research on technology, and health and wellbeing with the aim of better understanding how to make the best of the university's research strengths to address these clear global challenges.