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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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CRFR informal seminar: Where have all the young people gone? Generations, family and work in Italy

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


Italy is a country facing the crisis of degiovanimento (Rosina 2008, 2014) — the homeland of a ‘generation with a suitcase’ leaving the country but, at the … read more

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Book now: seminar on childhood sexual abuse

CRFR Associate Dr Sarah Nelson presents issues from research and practice, from her new book ‘Tackling Child Sexual Abuse: Radical Approaches’, which offers hope of more effective, imaginative means of protecting children and young people from sexual abuse.
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CRFR associate director in conversation with leading Jamaican human rights activist

On 22 October CRFR associate director Matthew Waites (University of Glasgow) will be in conversation with leading Jamaican human rights activist Maurice Tomlinson. Maurice was the inaugural recipient of the David Kato Vision and Voice Award for leadership in work … read more

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