Category Archives: News

Conference: Young People’s Transitions: Dimensions, Difficulties and Diversity

Registration is now open for this one day conference at The University of Edinburgh, April 21 2017

The University of Edinburgh’s Childhood and Youth Studies Network and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships will be holding a free, … read more

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Seminar: Games people play at work: emotions and emotional display in relations between co-workers

Thursday 19 January 2017 • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Maja Sawicka, University of Warsaw

Workplaces, understood as ‘formal organisations’, constitute a particular setting for interpersonal relations. According to Weber in his analysis of bureaucracy, … read more

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Emotions seminar – Wearing your heart under your sleeve? Self-injury, bodies and emotions

Wednesday 7 December 2016 • 12.00pm – 2.00pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Amy Chandler, The University of Edinburgh

This seminar explores the role of emotions in narratives about self-injury. Accounts of self-injury frame the practice as both … read more

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New training course – Developing innovative research with children and young people

This new CPD training course for 2017 is an opportunity for researchers and others working with children and young people to explore the latest methods and debates in childhood and youth research.

The course is highly participative and it will … read more

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Power, silence and agency: the educational experiences of Gypsy/Traveller girls in Scotland

Tuesday 15 November 2016, 12.30 to 1.30
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Interpretations of the image of Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland are riddled with stereotypes and racialised misperceptions and assumptions. The stubborn persistence of these negative views appears to … read more

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Exhibition: Living with dementia – fostering hope, challenging fear

8th/9th/10th November 2016  •  1pm-5pm
Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson Street,
Edinburgh, EH8 9FT

Challenge your assumptions of what it’s like living with dementia at our interactive exhibition of films, photographs and installations created by, with and for people with dementia.… read more

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