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Law & Childhood Studies Colloquium - 5 & 6 July 2010 at UCL
Monday, July 5, 2010 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 7:30 PM (BST)
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Welcome to the fifteenth UCL Current Legal Issues Interdisciplinary Colloquium, on Law & Childhood Studies. The colloquium will be held at the UCL Faculty of Law in central London's Bloomsbury district on 5th& 6th July 2009.
|DAY ONE: 5 July 2009|
Judges need to know childhood studies to make better decisions for children
Mark Henaghan, University of Otago, New Zealand
Modern African Childhoods: Does law matter?
Children, Sexual Offences and the Criminal Law
Heather Keating, University of Sussex
Constructing Categories within Childhood Studies: Legal and Ethical Implications of Ascriptions of cruelty, callous/unemotional conduct disorder and interventions for the prevention or treatment of psychopathy in children
Children's Consent and ‘Assent’ to Medical Research
Priscilla Alderson, Institute of Education, University of London
Children's Participation in Family Law Decisions Making: Rich Insights from Childhood Studies, New Challenges for Family Law
Anne Graham and Robyn Fitzgerald, Southern Cross University, Australia
Children's Participation in Court Proceedings when Parents Divorce or Separate: Legal Constructions and Lived Experiences in Scotland
|16:40||SESSION V A:
The CRC and Development
Ashleigh Barnes, ANU College of Law
The Age of Conflict: Socio-Legal Constructions of Childhood and Time in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
|SESSION V B:
Cyberbullying: Growing Up for Generation Y
Anne Cheung, University of Hong Kong
A State of Imperfect Transformation: Girls and Goblins in the 'Outside over There', 'Labyrinth'
and 'Pan's Labyrinth'
Anne McGillivray, University of Manitoba
Reception sponsored by BRILL, Leiden, Netherlands
|20:00||DAY ONE ENDS|
|DAY TWO: 6 JULY 2009|
Revisiting 'Sociology of Childhood and Children's Rights': Can we learn more now?
Michael Freeman, UCL
Children and Young People as Moral and Legal Actors:
Snakes and Ladders or New Beginnings? The UNCRPD and Children with Disabilities
Bronagh Byrne, Queens University Belfast
Special' Treatment, 'Special' Rights: Dis/abled Children as Doubly Diminished Identities
Vulnerability, Children and the Law
Jonathan Herring, Exeter College, Oxford
Responding to Child Abuse: The Value of Mandatory Reporting Laws
Children and Privacy
Kirsty Hughes, University of Cambridge
Children's Perspectives on Relocation after Parental Separation
Other People's Children: Children, Community Responsibility and the 'Compensation Culture'?
Jo Bridgeman, University of Sussex
Rights-Based Restorative Justice: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Young People in Conflict with the Law
|19:30||END OF CONFERENCE|
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