Child in the City international seminar Child Poverty in Western Cities


Please find below the presentations of the Child in the City Seminar – Child Poverty in Western Cities, 21 and 22 November 2019 in Leeds, UK

Thursday 21st November 2019

Keynote: Poverty and Restorative Practice: Putting the needs of children, young people and families at the centre of anti-poverty work in Leeds.
Gill Main, Associate Professor in Childhood Studies in the School of Education, University of Leeds.

Keynote:  Poverty, child abuse and neglect: Time for a new story.
Brid Featherstone, Professor of Social Work at the University of Huddersfield.

Parallel Session 1: Child poverty and educational environments 

Parallel Session 2: Child poverty: Urban segregation and marginalisation

Parallel Session 3: Child poverty: Lessons from two cities Dortmund and Madrid 

Friday 22nd November 2019

Keynote: Two cities – one ambition

Parallel Session 4: Child poverty and children’s agency 

Parallel Session 5: Addressing child poverty in interdisciplinary ways

Parallel Session 6: Children’s Poverty in Eastern and Western Cities

Keynote: Public Space Play Masterplan 2020-2030 in Barcelona City: the importance of a context-specific deployment in the poorer areas.
Laia Pineda, Director of the Childhood and Adolescence Institute of Barcelona