Call for International Youth Conference: “Challenge Youth Studies from inside”
DATE: 27-29th of November, 2013
PLACE: St. Petersburg, Russia
DEADLINE: 1st of October2013
The International Youth Conference is designed for international university students and school students, interested in youth studies and youth work. It is a unique gathering of young people from Russia and abroad for 3 days of academic presentations, study, activities, and recreation. Activities include participation in master-classes, art-exhibition, film festival, music, group work.
As an academic and practically oriented initiative, this event aims to create a platform where international students can meet with each other and with specialists in youth studies, exchange ideas about their research,and present their activistprojects.
The conference will be organized in the form of several sessions/ “challenges”. Young scholars (BA, MA, and school students) will present their academic results as well as their creative and social projects concerned young people’s life in global / local contexts of contemporary world.
The format of “challenge” is based on several ideas:
- the professional challenge of young scholars in the field of academic discussion;
- the challenge of youth studies by young scholars (as representatives of youth)
- the challenge of academic projects by non-academic activities (art, social activity, etc).