Children’s Literature and its Role in Learning about Conflict and Peace

12 September 2017, 10.30 AM - 12 September 2017, 4.30 PM

Room 4.10, School of Education, University of Bristol, 35 Berkeley Square, BS8 1JA

A workshop funded by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law International Development Group to explore ideas and discuss the ways in which children’s literature might be used to foster teaching and learning about conflict and peace.

All are welcome!

Introductory remarks: Learning from one another - Education and conflict research and literature in schools

 

10.30 – 11.00

Julia Paulson

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Bristol

Research and practice around education, conflict and peace

11.00 – 11.30

Lorna Smith

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Bristol

Children’s literature in secondary schools in the UK

11.30 – 12.00   Coffee Break

Representing conflict in children’s literature

 

12.00 – 12.45

Blanka Grzegorczyk

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Representing Terror and Counter-Terror in Contemporary British Children’s Literature

12.45 – 13.30

Bernardita Munoz Chereau

Post Doctoral Fellow, School of Education, University of Bristol

Representing the Chilean dictatorship in literature

13.30 – 14.15 Lunch Break

Perspectives and possibilities

 

14.15 – 15.00

Goya Wilson Vasquez

Research Associate, Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies Department, School of Modern Languages, University of Bristol

Testimony and imagination for memory work

15.00 – 16.00

Bernardita Munoz Chereau

Post Doctoral Fellow, School of Education, University of Bristol

Noelia’s Diary – experience of life in a dictatorship and the process of writing this story

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break and Final Discussion

 

 

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