Monday 18 July 2016, 10.00AM to 19 July 2016
Speaker(s): Prof Henrik Bang, Prof Lance Bennett, Prof Donatella della Porta
Marking the launch of the Centre for Political Youth Culture and Communication (CPAC) this two-day international symposium explores the socio-cultural factors influencing the civic engagement of young people and its means of communicative expression. Young networking citizens in many parts of the world today play a crucial role in shaping the future prospects for democratic societies. The styles, nature and means of their political engagement is therefore of increasing importance to policy-makers and academics alike. This event is focused upon the communicative, emotional, embodied, and aesthetical modes of youth citizenship. It examines the social construction of the political identities of young people within the context of widening social inequality, climate change, reflexive individualism and a networked social media ecology. For further details please see the conference website
FREE public lecture will follow the first days events [6pm] (register for tickets below)
Location: University of York
Admission: Full Rate £100 Concessions/Students £60 Conference Dinner 19 July £25 PLEASE NOTE: Book your hotel accommodation ASAP as the York Fringe Festival is taking place at the same time - hotels are filling fast !