Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood annual conference

The Centre for Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood Annual Conference will be held Nov 13-15, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. The conference theme is Honouring the Child, Honouring Equity 8: Young Citizen(s), New Citizenship(s). Key themes to be addressed include:

How are the possibilities for citizenship and for children being imagined and practiced in diverse contexts?
How can we transform relationships with children to create greater reciprocity and respect?
What are the local and global possibilities for enacting ethical citizenship processes and practices with young children?
What local and global and global linkages can inspire new possibilities for children’s citizenship(s)?
How do issues of diversity, difference and identity intersect with possibilities for honouring children, honouring equity?

Call for proposals closes July 16/08.