London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

2008 Istanbul

CiCe’s third European Research Student Conference was held at the Istanbul University in Turkey.

Twelve new researchers from seven countries attended to present papers reporting on their ongoing research.

Zsófia Eördögh (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary) spoke about the image of the responsible citizen in the context of health conscious behaviour.

Tiina Karhuvirta ( University of Helsinki, Finland) presented her research on the attitudes of 16 – to 18-year-old Finns towards participation in public issues.

Zaimuariffudin Shukri Nordin (University of Exeter, UK) gave a paper with the title ’Human Rights Education in faith and secular schools in England’

Romana Khaoury (Queens University, Northern Ireland) presented a paper under the title "It changed me it showed me both sides of the story": Young People's Experiences,Understandings and Views of Citizenship in Northern Ireland.

Alfonso Donoso (University of York, UK) discussed the topic of identity-defences and sentencing.

Wojciech Siegien (Warmia and Mazury University in Olsztyn, Poland) discussed gender identity, and the performing self.

Cath Larkin (University of Central Lancashire, UK) presented her work in relation to children’s citizenship, education and Europe: moving beyond rights to embrace respect and recognition.

Colm Downes (Dublin City University, Ireland) presented the use of workshop programmes in Community Arts as an intervention for young people.

Miguel A. Gomez (Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain) discussed the the development of ethnic identity in immigrant children from Latin America living in the United states.

Judit Kende (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary) the effect of group norms on children’s prejudice and stereotypes.

Kristina Weslund (University of Malmö, Sweden) children's participation in pre-school.

Lila Gomez (Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain) the social judgments about ethnic exclusion in Latin American immigrant children living in the United States

The conference provided a range of other opportunities for the students. Three workshops were organized focusing on the capacity of research to change the society, presentation skills for research papers and in an interactive workshop led Ian Davies, strategies on how to publish a paper. The students attended the main CiCe conference and ensured that their work reached a wide audience through the display of posters.

Two Best Paper Awards went to Miguel A. Gomez from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain and Judit Kende from the Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary.

The conference organizing committee was chaired by Marta Fulop (Hungary) and included Luigi Cajani (Italy), Elisabet Nasman (Sweden), Alejandra Navarro (Spain) and Ian Davies (UK).


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