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Displaced Children in a Global Context Conference
8 July, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The conference, which is linked to The Mice Hub (www.micehub.port.ac.uk/), will focus on issues around wellbeing, mental health, development and education of child refugees and internally displaced children and will host the following guest speakers:
- Dr Rana Dajani, Associate Professor at Hashemite University, Jordan and Founder and Director of the ‘We Love Reading’ programme for child refugees.
- Dr Nora Wiium, Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Bergen, Norway, expert on youth development in a global context.
- Professor Helen Haste, Professor Emerita from the University of Bath and the University of Harvard Graduate School, and an expert on youth civic participation in a global context.
- As well as Dr Wendy Sims-Schouten, Reader in Childhood Studies and Dr Ann Emerson, Lecturer in Education from the University of Portsmouth.