Child Health Research Network Showcase – 11th Feb, 9am-3:30pm

Inter and cross-disciplinary approaches and methods for research with and about children

Thursday 11th February 2016

9am until 3.30pm (with lunch)

Seminar room, G306b, Ground Floor, Jean McFarlane Building, University Place, Oxford Road, University of Manchester 

Key themes:

  • working with ‘voices’ and representations of children/childhood.
  • negotiating normative and non-normative models of childhood
  • the relevance of literary and historical approaches for child health researchers
  • implications for understandings of capacity and consent: how to decide for/with the child
  • professional ways of knowing and evidence-based practice in child protection work

Confirmed participants/speakers include:

Dr Gill Craig, Senior Lecturer in Disabilities & Social Inclusion (City University)

Dr Gail Davidge, Education and Social Science/Social Work  (UCLAN)

Dr Anat Greenstein, Programme Director of the BA Learning Disabilities Studies Programme (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Professor Karin Lesnik-Oberstein, Director of the Graduate Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media (Reading University)

Dr Johanna Motzkau, Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Open University)

From University of Manchester:

Dr Janet McDonagh, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Rheumatology

Dr Daniela Caselli, Senior Lecturer in 20th Century Literature and Culture

Dr Aaron Moore, Lecturer in East Asian History

Dr Ana Cardon-Coyne, Senior Lecturer in War and Conflict

with contributions from PhD students, Beth Parker, Naz Nazami and more

To register for this FREE event please contact:


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