13 February 2014, New York City Bijan Kimiagar was invited to present at the 52nd Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development during a side event, Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education and Social Integration: A Focus on Boys. The International Humanist and Ethical Union sponsored the event, and the American Psychological Association was a … Continue Reading ››
13 September 2013, New York City The National Youth Policy Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Children’s Environments Research Group on September 13, 2013 to conduct joint research projects on creating child friendly environments in South Korea and the United States. President Jae Yeon Lee and Dr. Geun Young Park visited the Center for … Continue Reading ››
23 September 2013, New York City CERG hosted a presentation by Ena Oru, MD, Masters of Public Health candidate in General Public Health, Columbia University; Shoshana Burke, MD, Masters of Public Health candidate in Population and Family Health, Columbia University; and Cassie Landers, EdD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Population and Family Health, Columbia University Mailman School of … Continue Reading ››
3 July 2013, Seoul, Korea Pamela Wridt was an invited speaker at the National Youth Policy Institute’s 24th Anniversary symposium on creating happy communities for youth in Seoul, Korea.
30 May 2013, New York City Sruthi Atmakur, CERG Research Associate, published her Second Year Doctoral Research on Inclusive Play as a focus paper titled, “Playgrounds of Inclusion” for UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children Report 2013.
23 March 2013, Cairo, Egypt Bijan Kimiagar and Scott Fisher, CERG Research Associates, traveled to Cairo, Egypt to collaborate with children and youth’s self-managed groups organizing in and around Cairo. The trip was made possible by the generous support and effort of Plan Egypt who funded and coordinated collaborative sessions with their front-line staff, field … Continue Reading ››
5 March 2013, New York City CERG hosts a talk by Samantha Punch, “Reflections on Researching with Children across Majority and Minority World Contexts,” on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:00 (Room 6304.1).
20 February 2013, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA CERG Co-Director Pamela Wridt is an invited speaker at the annual “Growing in Place” professional development symposium for urban planners and designers at Marbles Kids Museum on February 20, 2013. The event is sponsored by the Natural Learning Initiative at North Carolina … Continue Reading ››
14 February 2013, New York City CERG Co-Director Pamela Wridt is an invited speaker at the yearly meeting of the U.N. Commission on Social Development on February 14, 2013 , which has chosen its theme this year as “Promoting empowerment of people achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all.” … Continue Reading ››
8 November 2012, Barcelona, Spain CERG Co-Director Roger Hart gave the keynote at the Child Participation and the Construction of Citizenship conference. The event aimed to disseminate results of recent research and foster dialogue on children’s participation and education in a forum for both researchers … Continue Reading ››