Posted on 31 May 2012
The joint conference, under the theme: Creating Communities: Local, National and Global brings together the Creating Citizenship Communities project (Department of Education), the Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe Academic Network (CiCe), and the global higher education network for citizenship education, CitizED. The conference focused on citizenship and identity with particular respect to community building.
Baroness Estelle Morris (pictured centre), who is a member of the Creating Citizenship Communities advisory board, gave the welcome address. Also pictured are Professor Ian Davies (CitizED and Creating Citizenship Communities), Dr Tony Breslin (keynote speaker), Dr Peter Cunningham (CiCe), and Dr Gillian Hampden-Thompson (Creating Citizenship Communities)
The Creating Citizenship Communities project is funded by a generous grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and is in collaboration with the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). Project staff include Professor Ian Davies, Dr Gillian Hampden-Thompson, Dr Maria Tsouroufli, and Dr Vanita Sundaram from the University of York and Pippa Lord and Jennifer Jeffes from the NFER. For more information about the Creating Citizenship Communities research project please visit our web pages at http://www.york.ac.uk/education/research/cresj/citizenship-communities/.