SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM

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PUBLIC LECTURE AND CONFERENCE DINNER
Thursday 26th November
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, Adelaide.

4:30pm – 5pm Welcome

5 – 6 pm – Public Lecture: dr. Tanya Evans, University of Macquarie
‘FRACTURED FAMILIES AND THE USES OF HISTORY’
Chair: Katie Barclay

6 pm – 7 pm Reception

7:30 pm Conference Dinner

FULL-DAY SYMPOSIUM
Friday 27th of Novmber
Majestic Roof Garden Hotel, Adelaide

9 am – 9:30 am Registration

9: 30 am – 9:45 am Welcome

9:45 am – 10:45 am – Keynote: dr. Jason Hart, University of Bath
‘Disposable Children:  towards a global political-economy analysis of child abuse and neglect’
Chair: Clemence Due

10:45 am – 11:15 am Morning Tea

11:15 am – 1 pm Session 1: Children and the ‘Caring Society’
Chair: Karen Agutter
  • Neoliberal Inclusivity and Transgender Children: Narratives of ‘Caring’ Responses in Children’s Picture Books

Clare Bartholomaeus and Damien W Riggs, Flinders University

  • Educating Children to Secure the National Interest

Stephen Kelly, Catholic Education South Australia

  • The Education and Wellbeing of Children with Migrant and Refugee Backgrounds

Clemence Due, University of Adelaide

  • Does the Middle Class Really Care for its Kids?

Joshua Nash, University of New England

1 – 2 pm Lunch

2 pm – 3:30 pm Session 2: Caring Institutions
Chair: Dee Michell
  • Exiled Children: Care in English Convents Abroad in the Seventeenth Century

Claire Walker, University of Adelaide

  • Educating Migrant Mothers: The Australianisation of Children’s Care in Post War Migrant Hostels

Karen Agutter, University of Adelaide

  • “Dealing with Bad Girls”: Labour-based Reform in Australian Institutional Care

Bridget Kelly, University of Adelaide

 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Tea

4 pm – 4:45 pm Closing Discussion
Chair: Katie Barclay
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