Liz Yarrow – Administrative detention of children involved in armed conflict

in Academic Service - Archive by on June 30th, 2011

Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Liz Yarrow (Children and armed conflict unit, Essex University) - Administrative detention of children involved in armed conflict

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Siobhan McAlister – Childhood in Transition: Experiencing conflict and marginalisation in Northern Ireland

in Academic Service - Archive by on June 30th, 2011

Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Siobhan McAlister (Transition and Social Justice Initiative, Queen’s University, Belfast) - Childhood in Transition: Experiencing conflict and marginalisation in Northern Ireland

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David Rosen – Child soldiers and the age of enlistment

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Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

David Rosen (Fairleigh Dickenson University, US, author of Armies of the young: Child soldiers in war and terrorism, Rutgers University Press, 2005) – Child soldiers and the age of enlistment

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Helen Buxton – Bringing the child soldiers home: True life stories from Peace Direct’s disarmament programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo

in Academic Service - Archive by on June 30th, 2011

Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Helen Buxton (Peace Direct,London) – Bringing the child soldiers home: True life stories from Peace Direct’s disarmament programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Srirak Plipat – Current challenges of child soldiering and strategies to deal with them

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Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Srirak Plipat (head of regional programmes, Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers, London) - Current challenges of child soldiering and strategies to deal with them

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Claudia Seymour – Ambiguous agencies: coping and survival in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

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Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Claudia Seymour (School of Oriental and African Studies) – Ambiguous agencies: coping and survival in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

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Susan Shepler – Trends in scholarship on child soldiering over the past decade

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Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

 

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

 

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Dr Susan Shepler (assistant professor, international peace and conflict resolution division, School of International Service, American University, Washington DC, and expert consultant) – Trends in scholarship on child soldiering over the past decade

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Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives – Seminar 5: Children affected by war, with a focus on “child soldiers”

in Academic Service - Archive, conference by on June 30th, 2011

Event Date: 30 June 2011
Room B20
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck College, Malet Street
London, WC1E 7HX

Childhood and Violence: international and comparative perspectives
- Seminar 5: Children affected by war,
with a focus on “child soldiers”

This seminar focuses on the impact of war on children and childhood, looking specifically at child soldiers. Although young soldiers are not a new phenomenon, the extreme brutality and brutalising of child soldiers in recent conflicts has made the abolition of the use of children as soldiers a core demand of many international non-governmental organisations and child rights practitioners.

Programme

Dr Susan Shepler (assistant professor, international peace and conflict resolution division, School of International Service, American University, Washington DC, and expert consultant) – Trends in scholarship on child soldiering over the past decade (AUDIO HERE)

Claudia Seymour (School of Oriental and African Studies) -
Ambiguous agencies: coping and survival in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo
(AUDIO HERE)

Srirak Plipat (head of regional programmes, Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers, London) -Current challenges of child soldiering and strategies to deal with them
(AUDIO HERE)

Helen Buxton (Peace Direct,London) - Bringing the child soldiers home: True life stories from Peace Direct’s disarmament programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo
(AUDIO HERE)

David Rosen (Fairleigh Dickenson University, US, author of Armies of the young: Child soldiers in war and terrorism, Rutgers University Press, 2005) – Child soldiers and the age of enlistment (AUDIO HERE)

Siobhan McAlister (Transition and Social Justice Initiative, Queen’s University, Belfast) – Childhood in Transition: Experiencing conflict and marginalisation in Northern Ireland
(AUDIO HERE)

Liz Yarrow (Children and armed conflict unit, Essex University) -
Administrative detention of children involved in armed conflict (AUDIO HERE)

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Paul Henderson – On being interviewed for Museum Lives: An Oral History of the Natural History Museum

in Academic Service - Archive by on June 28th, 2011

 

 

 

 

Event date:12 -13 May 2011
Royal Society
Carlton House Terrace
London SW1

Science Voices: Scientists speak about science and themselves

a joint conference of
Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University
Centre for History of Science at the Royal Society
(part-funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council)

 

Professor Paul Henderson CBE FGS (Hon Prof of Mineralogy, University College London; Trustee, Horniman Museum; ex-Director of Science, Natural History Museum) - On being interviewed for Museum Lives: An Oral History of the Natural History Museum

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Malcolm Longair – The challenges of writing Royal Society Biographical Memoirs

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Event date:12 -13 May 2011
Royal Society
Carlton House Terrace
London SW1

Science Voices: Scientists speak about science and themselves

a joint conference of
Centre for Arts and Humanities Research at the Natural History Museum
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston University
Centre for History of Science at the Royal Society
(part-funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council)

 

Professor Malcolm Longair CBE FRS FRSE (Emeritus Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy, Director of Development of the Cavendish Laboratory and Professorial Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge) – The challenges of writing Royal Society Biographical Memoirs

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