Monday, March 14, 2011

Young People’s Mobilities and International Education - A symposium sponsored by the Youth Study Group and the Education Study Group of the British Sociological Association

The following is a copy and paste of a random e-mail message I received:

BSA Seminar Room, Imperial Wharf, London
Friday 24th June 2011, 10.15am-3.30pm
Cost: This event is free for BSA members, with a £10 charge for non-members.


10.15-10.30 Welcome and introductions

10.30-12.30 Morning paper session

Cosmopolitan transnational mobilities? Young people and international migration in higher education
Fiona M. Smith, Allan M. Findlay, Alistair Geddes (Geography, School of the Environment, University of Dundee) Russell King, Ron Skeldon (Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex)

Erasmus student work placement mobility: A UK perspective
Hannah Deakin (Loughborough University)

Are we all entrepreneurs now? Student mobility, agency, and individual benefits in the European Higher Education Area
Vassiliki Papatsiba (University of Sheffield)

Developing Intercultural Speakers? An Exploration of Young Peoples’ Educational Experiences at three European Schools
Nicola Savvides (De Montfort University)

12.30-13.15 Lunch

13.15-15.15 Afternoon paper session

Place and its role in international student decision making
Suzanne Beech (Queen’s University Belfast)

Outbound student mobility, self and community
David Killick (Leeds Metropolitan University)

Global citizenship or ‘gap yah’?
International voluntary service, youth transitions and the politics of differential mobility
Kristina Diprose (University of Leeds)

“’s more subtle things like ‘Why is your English so good?’...”: Indian students’ encounters with everyday multiculturalism in London and Toronto.
Subhadra Roy (Queen Mary, University of London)

15.15 Concluding remarks

To reserve a place, please visit here.

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