[H-verkko] CFP: Children, Youth, and Social Control in Transformation Oct 9-10, 2008 JYU

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Children, Youth, and Social Control in Transformation Oct 9-10, 2008

Children, Youth, and Social Control in Transformation - Lapset,
ja sosiaalisen kontrollin muutos

October 9-10, 2008
University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

International Conference organized by LaNKa - Forum for Childhood and
Youth Research at the University of Jyväskylä, the Finnish Youth
Research Society and the Finnish Network for Childhood Studies.

Preliminary programme http://www.jyu.fi/en/congress/control

Conference will be in English, workshops in English or in Finnish.
Pre-conference programme will be in Finnish. 

The programme includes Keynote Lectures with invited commentaries and
open discussion. In addition, the second day of the conference
includes workshops for researchers. 

Confirmed invited speakers of the conference: 
- Professor Nigel Parton, University of Huddersfield, UK 
- Professor Thomas Gitz Johansen, Roskilde University, Denmark 
- Research Professor Sakari Hänninen, The National Research and
Development Centre for Welfare and Health; 
- Professor Joel Kivirauma, Department of Education, University of
- University Lecturer Harriet Strandell, Department of Sociology,
University of Helsinki
- Professor Pauline von Bonsdorff, Department of Art and Culture
Studies, University of Jyväskylä.

Pre-conference programme (in Finnish): 
- D.Soc.Sc. Timo Harrikari, University of Helsinki, The Finnish Youth
Research Society
- Research Director Tapio Kuure, University of Kuopio and Mikkeli
- Academy Research Fellow Raija Julkunen, University of Jyväskylä.

Call for Papers

The conference offers an interdisciplinary forum for dialogue and
exchange of innovative ideas regarding studies about childhood and
youth. We warmly invite all researchers who are interested in the
research on children, childhood, youth and their growing

The main objective of the conference is to discuss themes related to
social care vs. social control of children and young people. We
welcome abstracts for workshop presentations and for poster

Suggested themes may include for example following themes:
- Children, youth and institutional social control
- Care vs. control continuum in the professional practices with
children and youth 
- History of care vs. control of children
- The present practices of concern and early intervention
- Diagnosis – care or control?

An abstract should be no more than 300 words in length and should
address the following:
- Name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)
- Contact details
- Title of the presentation
- Background of the proposed paper 
- Outline of contents

And should indicate as well 
- whether the abstract is for a paper or a poster presentation
- if you require any additional audiovisual equipment other than a
computer and data projector
- the language of your presentation: only in English, only in
Finnish, or both. (The last option means that you are flexible to
decide the
language according to the other presentations assigned to the same
- if you would like to receive comments on your presentation by one
of the foreign visitors of the conference: professor Nigel Parton,
University of Huddersfield or professor Thomas Gitz Johansen,
Roskilde University.

The accepted paper presentations will be arranged to thematic
workshops by the organizers. All who wish comments on their
presentation by one of the foreign visitors must send a research
abstract in English and also make their presentations in English. In
other cases, the abstract can also be sent in Finnish.

Send the abstract and additional information before August 31 to the
following e-mail address: niina.rutanen at edu.jyu.fi. Accepted
abstracts will be published on the conference website.

Important deadlines
- Abstract submission: August 31, 2008.
- Notification of acceptance: September 15, 2008
- Pre-registration (all participants): September 26, 2008

Online pre-registration form available August 31 - September 26,
Note: Pre-registration required
Conference will be free of charge. 

Preliminary programme, more information, and pre-registration:

Organizing Commitee 

Mirja Satka, University of Jyväskylä, Chair
Pauline von Bonsdorff, University of Jyväskylä
Niina Rutanen, the Finnish Network for Childhood Studies
Kaisa Vehkalahti, the Finnish Youth Research Society

Additional information provided by:
Lisätietoja antaa:

Niina Rutanen, Conference secretary
+358- 14 260 1765 / +358- 50 4929309

Ilmoituksen lähetti: Kaisa Vehkalahti
<kaisa.vehkalahti at nuorisotutkimus.fi>
Ilmoitus vanhentuu: 31.08.2008
Lisätietoja WWW-osoitteesta: http://www.jyu.fi/en/congress/control