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The Finnish Society for Childhood Studies

The Finnish Society for Childhood Studies is a scientific, non-profit organization that aims to promote multi- and interdisciplinary research on childhood and children, and enhance collaboration between researchers working in the area. The Society was founded in 2008.

To pursue its aims, the Society arranges conferences, seminars and other events for researchers, policy-makers, professionals and for wider audience. The Society engages in close collaboration with other scientific organizations and institutes, e.g. in publishing and organizing research seminars.

The main event organized by the Society is the annual/bi-annual Childhood Studies –Conference that was organized for the first time in 2009 in Tampere, Finland.

Childhood Studies Conference:

The next Childhood Studies Conference was held in Jyväskylä, Finland in May 7-9, 2018. See further information