Empowering children by critiquing norms and structures
We are looking forward to three Transnational Childism Colloquia in the 2021-22 academic year on the themes, respectively, of "Philosophical Perspectives on Childism," "Childism and Feminism," and "Childist Approaches to Law." Please stay tuned (or join the listserv) for announcements about dates and programs.
CHILDISM AND THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY
May 21, 2021, 8:00-10:00 am US ET, online via Zoom. Transnational Childism Colloquium Co-organized with the Department of Child Studies, Linköping University, Sweden
This colloquium seeks to explore some of the pressing challenges to democracy today and stimulate a discussion around how we can build a more child-responsive democracy for the future. How does childism help address
challenges like populism, authoritarianism,
migration, the climate, and the pandemic?
RACISM AND CASTEISM IN LIGHT OF CHILDHOODS
March 26, 2021, online via Zoom. Transnational Childism Colloquium
Co-organized with the Critical Childhoods and Youth Studies Collective (CCYSC), India
Four panelists introduce us to how structural racism and casteism intersect with the marginalization of childhoods. How may childism be related to global anti-discrimination/privilege-critical movements? What
can it learn from them? And what can it contribute?
Seven internationally renowned speakers investigate the possibilities and limits of the lens of childism across diverse research disciplines. Central questions: 1. Are there aspects of your research field that could already be described as “childist”? 2. What, if anything, could the concept of childism further
INAUGURAL ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
June 11, 2020 online via Zoom
The first meeting of the Childism Institute Advisory Board, to plan mission, projects, and organization.