This one day conference brings together scholars and practitioners across the disciplines of psychology, sociology, education, social work, youth work and childhood research, to explore the multi-dimensional voices of migrant and migrant heritage children and adolescents.
Registration: 9.15 – 09.45
Opening of conference by Brian Killoran, CEO of Immigrant Council of Ireland
Dr Cristina Igoa (Notre Dame de Namur University, California)
Moving the Immigrant Child from the Shock of Cultural Uprooting to the Empowerment of Creative Expression.
Dr Rubia Rizwan ( Educational Psychologist, Rotherham Young Persons Service, UK)
“Only the wind hears you…” The experiences of Pakistani young people in a primary school: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis
11.30 Tea and coffee
Dr Muireann Ni Raghallaigh (University College, Dublin)
Dealing with the challenges of displacement: Voices of Unaccompanied children living in Ireland
Dr Aminul Hoque (Goldsmiths College, University of London)
British-Islamic Identity: Third-Generation Bangladeshis from East London
Summing up from each of the groups and a general round up.