The Centre of Excellence in Estonian Studies (CEES)

      Invitation to the autumn school “DIALOGUES WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH”

      Sügiskool 2018
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Doctoral students, their supervisors but also master’s level students are warmly invited to the autumn school „Dialogues with children and youth“.

On November 1-2, 2018 Estonian Literary Museum organises a two-days autumn school “Dialogues with children and youth” in the conference center of Kubija hotel (www.kubija.ee/en). The event takes place in cooperation with the Graduate School of Linguistics, Philosophy and Semiotics, but other PhD students as well as master’s level students are also welcome.

The lectures and discussions of the autumn school are related to the topic of children and youth in a broad and interdisciplinary sense: we look at the language use, beliefs, emotions, subjective wellbeing, philosophies and lifestyles of children and youth; youth subcultures and their cultural, linguistic and semiotic outputs. Topics of the autumn school include challenges and possibilities by creating a dialogue with the target group, by data collecting and processing, interdisciplinary publishing in scientific journals, presenting one’s research results to the broader society and the youth.

In addition to the Estonian researchers several experts from abroad are going to present lectures and workshops – e.g. Johnson Michael Kallidukil (religious studies, Tanzania/India), Daria Radchenko (media researcher / social scientist, Russia), Ilona Savolainen (Finland).

The trip from Tartu to Kubija will be organised with a rented bus. All participants are granted food and accommodation, Kubija has also nice possibilities for various recreation activities.

Doctoral students whose research topic is related to children/youth are welcome to give a 20-minutes paper. Please inform about your interest in presenting a paper by September 15th; in case that you want to participate without a paper, the deadline of registration is October 1st (please send the registration form to the address: reet@folklore.ee). Final programme and information about reading materials will be sent by October 15th. Working languages are Estonian and English. Students can earn 2 credit points (ECTS) for participation or 3 credit points when additionally presenting a paper.

The event is supported by the European Union (ASTRA project of Estonian Literary Museum, EKMDHUM) and Estonian Literary Museum
More information: Reet Hiiemäe reet@folklore.ee.


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