4 May 2015, New York City
Research Associate Bijan Kimiagar is invited as a speaker at Toward a World at School: Forum on Global Education.
The event took place at Roosevelt House.
A recording of the panel discussion is available at https://livestream.com/roosevelthouse/towards-a-world-at-school
The forum was a collaboration between the Public Policy Program of Hunter College, the Human Rights Program … Continue Reading ››
I am Jo Hill and I have recently reconnected with CERG. I am a gender and child rights researcher and practitioner, with a background in social anthropology and international development.
I’ve just moved to New York with my family and it … Continue Reading ››
The East New York Farms! (ENY Farms!) project is a community development venture in Brooklyn, New York. Besides providing the community with fresh affordable produce, encouraging local economic development, and preserving safe public spaces, the project also engages local youth in community development. Semi-structured interviews with 18 of the 25 youth interns at ENY Farms! … Continue Reading ››
This paper provides new insights into the ways in which urban youth draw upon and reference spatial concepts over the course of their participation in activism and organizing. The concept of the geographical imagination is the starting point from which to explore how young people’s understanding of places near and far affects their political engagement. … Continue Reading ››
CERG event - 5 March 2015
“In Search of Adventure”: Towards an adventure playground in New York City.
A Brief History of Adventure Playgrounds in the Anglo-American Context
Reilly Bergin Wilson
, Environmental Psychology, The Graduate Center
Hands-on-nature ANARCHY ZONE in Ithaca, NY
Rusty Keeler, EarthPlay
Play:ground: Enabling adventure in NYC
Alexander Khost and Eve Mosher, Continue Reading ››
This paper describes how lack of access to adequate sanitation facilities affects the lives of adolescent girls in urban poor India. It draws specifically on the experiences of four adolescent girls, each living in one of four settlements in Bengaluru, India, and conversations with a larger group of girls. Findings reveal that where sanitation facilities … Continue Reading ››
The resource begins by providing a series of six steps for developing a research process with young children. The resource provides detailed examples of multiple methods suitable for use in a variety of global contexts. These methods are clustered into groups, which include child-led tours, methods that are carried out in-situ, visuals that can be … Continue Reading ››
Dr. Hart’s research featured on Invisibilia Podcast
, National Public Radio, USA
On November 20th, 2014, CERG Research Associate Jennifer Tang was invited to speak at the UN Department of Public Information NGO briefing celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The event featured International experts, youth activists, and performances by children on the theme "Have you heard us? Children's voices … Continue Reading ››