Spoken Word for the Anthropocene

One of the aims of the conference we organised in 2019 (from which this web-blog departed) was to overflow the conventions of this sort of academic events by putting in practice divergent forms and methods of communicating and producing knowledge. With this in mind, among other activities, we thought that a Spoken Word Session would …

Young people, the GFC, the Great Recession and Austerity: Lessons from our Recent Past

In a number of spaces in the last 3 years I have published accounts of the ways in which young people in various parts of the world were made to carry a particularly heavy burden for many of the downstream effects of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008-2009. The program of research that we …

Kate Tilleczek: ‘Youth have a love-hate relationship with tech in the digital age’

Kate Tilleczek, a Professor and Canada Research Chair, and leader of the Young Lives, Education and Global Good program at York University in Canada is one of the presenters at the upcoming conference, and a key participant in the evolving program of research that we are seeking to develop. In a recent article in The …