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March 2019

Blurring Boundaries: Rethinking Gender and Care Augsburg Germany

March 13 - March 15
Universität Augsburg, Universitätsstr. 2
Augsburg, Bayern 86159 Germany
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Blurring Boundaries – Rethinking Gender and Care is the international closing conference of the interdisciplinary Bavarian Research Association ForGenderCare „Gender and Care. Dynamics of care in the context of institutions, practices, technology, and media in Bavaria" Please download the conference timetable and program here Please register by emailing to conference@forgendercare.de no later than January 20th, 2019. Please note that there is no conference fee. The conference dinner, however, will need to be paid for individually. Please keep checking this site…

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May 2019

Conference on social inclusion

May 17
University of Humanistic Studies, Kromme Nieuwegracht 29
Utrecht, Utrecht 3512 HD Netherlands
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How to envision social inclusion with regard to people with profound intellectual and/or multiple disabilities? Social inclusion has been a core policy goal for the emancipation of people with disabilities since the early sixties. With the Dutch ratification of the UN Convention in 2016 it gained further prominence on the political agenda. However, it is unclear what social inclusion should entail for people with profound intellectual and/or multiple disabilities, who often live in sheltered living institutions. To what extent does…

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June 2019

Second Global Network Summit Toronto Call for papers

June 9 - June 11
University of Toronto, Hart House
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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The Carework Network is an international organization of scholars and advocates who focus on the caring work of individuals, families, communities, paid caregivers, social service agencies and state bureaucracies. Care needs are shifting globally with changing demographics, disability movements, and climate change driven environmental crises. Its mission is to address critical issues related to carework, such as how identities influence carework; how inequality structures carework; how caring work is recognized and compensated; how state policies influence the distribution of care;…

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UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre 9th Biennial International Conference Galway

June 13 - June 14
Institute for Lifecourse and Society, National University of Ireland, Upper Newcastle Road
Galway, Galway NUI Galway Ireland
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€150 – €170

Changing Families, Changing Policy, Changing Practice - Family Support Now and in the Future  Call for Abstracts (closes feb 8)This conference to be held in Galway, Ireland, welcomes proposals from delegates for presentations in parallel sessions. Abstracts are invited from the practice, policy, research and academic communities in relation to the conference themes, which are as follows: Demography – fertility, migration, aging and intergenerational families  Austerity, poverty and social exclusion  Diversity – Migration, post-divorce and separation families  Supporting Families with…

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July 2019


July 2 - July 5
The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1
Leuven, 9000 Belgium
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The objective of the course is to foster exchanges on foundational, clinical-ethical and organisational-ethical approaches to dementia care. During the course, national and international experts will give presentations on various ethical topics in the domain of dementia care. Time will be provided for intensive discussion and interaction. The number of persons with dementia will rise considerably in the years to come. The increasing prevalence of dementia and the treatment and care for people with dementia present a myriad of important…

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London Conference In Critical Thought

July 5 - July 6
Richard Hoggart Building, Lewisham Way
London, London SE14 6NW United Kingdom
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The 8th Annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) is a free, inter-institutional, interdisciplinary conference in critical thought that takes place annually in different institutions across London. LCCT follows a non-hierarchical, decentralised model of organisation that undoes conventional academic distinctions between plenary lectures and break-out sessions, aiming instead to create opportunities for intellectual critical exchange regardless of participants’ disciplinary field, institutional affiliation, or seniority. LCCT has no overarching or predetermined theme. The conference’s intellectual content and academic tone are set…

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