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1 If 'The Youth of the Country are the Trustees of Posterity' (Benjamin Disraeli, 1845), do we need to do more to support young people who are NEET in the UK? Sue Maguire is Honorary Professor at the Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath, gives a talk for the public seminar series hosted by SKOPE, Department of Education. Sue Maguire 30 Nov 2017
2 Why do children doubt magic, but believe in the miraculous? Prof. Paul Harris (Harvard Graduate School of Education) examines why children are skeptical about magical phenomena but are willing to believe in supposedly miraculous violations of everyday causal constraints. 12 May 2017. Paul Harris 26 Jul 2017
3 Images and Influence: The Fetus in Art Professor Carol Sanger, Hon. Fellow, Mansfield College, gives a talk for the Mansfield college lecture series. Carol Sanger 14 Jul 2017
4 ‘Boom, ratatata, hui-hui-sss-ttt, woouum’ - Children’s Views of World War II How do people remember the past? Alex Lloyd (Lecturer, German Language and Literature) looks at essays written by children in Germany after the Second World War–examining the words and tone; the political framing; and the challenges for translating them. Alex Lloyd 03 Apr 2017
5 Children and the ICC: Lessons Learnt and Policies for the Future Cynthia Chamberlain gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on January 25th, 2017. Cynthia Chamberlain 10 Feb 2017
6 FMR 52 General - Psychosocial age assessments in the UK Poor age assessment procedures may have devastating consequences. Debbie Busler 07 Jul 2016
7 Creative Commons Children and War: Victims, Villains, and the United Nations Discussing the issues involved in using children in conflict, assesses the changing characteristics of security and war, and explains the complex international system and interwoven constraints and opportunities on government policy in this field. Robert Jackson 06 Jul 2016
8 Creative Commons Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Charlotte K. Russell (Parent-Infant Sleep Lab, Durham) looks at how evolutionary anthropology and cross-cultural perspectives can have a huge impact on specific healthcare issues such as SIDS (22 February 2016) Charlotte K. Russell 08 Jun 2016
9 Creative Commons Maternal capital and offspring development Jonathan Wells (UCL Institute of Child Health) presents an intergenerational perspective on the development origins of health and disease. A medical anthropology seminar given on 29 February 2016. Jonathan Wells 08 Jun 2016
10 200 years of fun and games Richard Ballam talks about the rich collections of games and pastimes he has recently donated to the Bodleian, the subject of the display Playing with History. Richard Ballam 29 Jan 2016
11 Parenting then and now: Has support policy and practice kept up with the evidence? Stephen Scott, Institute of Psychiatry, King' College, London, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Hilary Term 2014, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Intervention. Stephen Scott 12 Aug 2015
12 Safeguarding children from destitution: How do local authorities respond to families with ‘No Recourse to Public Funds’? Sarah Spencer and Jonathan Price, COMPAS, Oxford, give a talk for the COMPAS series. Sarah Spencer, Jonathan Price 14 Jul 2015
13 Children in Poverty:Vectors of shame? A seminar by Elaine Chase of the University of Oxford Department of Social Policy and Intervention delivered on 5 March 2013 Elaine Chase 30 Jun 2015
14 Creative Commons It takes a village: Meeting the complex needs of poverty-impacted youth and their families, locally and globally Mary McKay, Professor and Director, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University, delivered the Astor Visiting Lecture on 21 May 2015. Mary McKay 27 May 2015
15 Creative Commons Children's Worlds through Children's Literature - Lecture 4 Fourth lecture in the Green Templeton College lecture 2015. David Rudd 30 Mar 2015
16 Global Childhoods - Lecture 3 Third lecture in the Green Templeton Colege 2015 lecture series. Karen Wells 30 Mar 2015
17 Creative Commons Children and the Internet- Lecture 2 Second lecture in the Green Templeton College 2015 lecture series. Sonia Livingstone 30 Mar 2015
18 Children, War, Insecurity and Conflict - Lecture 1 Dr Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights 2008-2014 gives the first Green Templeton College Lecture in 2015 on war and human rights. Navi Pillay 27 Mar 2015
19 Education, language and the social brain A public seminar from the Department of Education, given by Dr Neil Mercer, University of Cambridge. Neil Mercer 02 Mar 2015
20 Production tasks underestimate the grammatical abilities of sequential bilingual children Department of Education Public Seminar delivered by Professor Theodoros Marinis on sequential bilingual children. Theodoras Marinis 21 Jan 2015
21 Better hospitals for children Oxford Health Systems Research Collaboration (OHSCAR) Mike English 16 Dec 2014
22 Creative Commons Better hospitals for children Oxford Health Systems Research Collaboration (OHSCAR) Mike English 10 Dec 2014
23 Better hospitals for children Oxford Health Systems Research Collaboration (OHSCAR) Mike English 10 Dec 2014
24 What should the State wish for all its children? Fiona Millar, journalist, gives the 2014 Lady English Lecture at St Hilda's College FIona Millar 13 Nov 2014
25 Creative Commons Better hospitals for children Oxford Health Systems Research Collaboration (OHSCAR) Mike English 07 Oct 2014
26 Pronoun Interpretation in the Second Language A talk from the Department of Education Public Seminar series given by Prof. Roumyana Slabakova (Universities of Southampton and Iowa) and Prof. Lydia White (McGill University). Roumyana Slabakova, Lydia White 15 May 2014
27 Child Soldiers: Protected Beyond Gender? An International Criminal Law Perspective Patricia Sellers draws on her professional experience to discuss how children can be legally protected in armed conflict Patricia Sellers 01 Apr 2014
28 Creative Commons The child in international refugee law Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2014. Seminar by Jason Pobjoy (Blackstone Chambers) recorded on 5 February 2014 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Jason Pobjoy 13 Feb 2014
29 Creative Commons A Better Internet for Kids – With or Without Politicians? Internet safety has been at or near the top of the political agenda in the UK for half a decade. Do the UK's children have a better internet experience compared with kids elsewhere? Simon Milner 17 Jan 2014
30 Intergenerational relationships: Does grandparental childcare pay off? Intergenerational relationships: Does grandparental childcare pay off? Valeria Bordone 21 Oct 2013
31 Creative Commons FMR 44 No longer a child: from the UK to Afghanistan Young Afghans forced to return to Kabul having spent formative years in the UK encounter particular risks and lack any tailored support on their return. Catherine Gladwell 04 Oct 2013
32 Creative Commons FMR 44 Detention monitoring newly established in Japan Recently established monitoring committees in Japan are opening new channels of communication and opportunities for improvements in detention facilities. Naoko Hashimoto 03 Oct 2013
33 Creative Commons FMR 44 Captured childhood States should develop alternatives to immigration detention to ensure that children are free to live in a community-based setting throughout the resolution of their immigration status. David Corlett 03 Oct 2013
34 Creative Commons FMR 44 The impact of immigration detention on children States often detain children without adequate attention to international law and in conditions that can be inhumane and damaging. Asylum-seeking and refugee children must have their rights protected. Alice Farmer 03 Oct 2013
35 Once and Future Arthurs - Arthurian Literature for Children Anna Caughey gives a lecture at the Bodleian Library looking at the varying spectrum of literature about King Arthur written for children. Anna Caughey 06 Jun 2013
36 Creative Commons 1st St Cross Seminar HT13: Two Conceptions of Children's Welfare Anthony Skelton examines possible reasons why philosophers have neglected to discuss children's welfare. After outlining and evaluating differing views, a rival account is presented. Anthony Skelton 05 Feb 2013
37 Creative Commons Childhood obesity: what are its future health and social consequences? Jennifer Baker,Imperial College School of Medicine, Imperial College London, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Jennifer Baker 05 Nov 2012
38 Creative Commons Custody regulations in the United Arab Emirates: Legal reforms and social realities. Part of the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference: Legal Reforms in Theory and Practice by Lena-Maria Möller (Max-Planck-Institute Hamburg). Lena-Maria Möller 13 Jun 2012
39 Creative Commons Protecting Palestinian children from political violence This podcast was recorded at a launch event for the fifth Refugee Studies Centre Policy Briefing which was held on Thursday 30th September 2010 at the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, London. Jason Hart, Claudia Lo Forte 12 Jan 2011
40 Creative Commons Nutritional Anthropology Lecture 2: Nutritional Quality and Child Growth Professor Stanley Ulijaszek (Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford) discusses nutritional factors that impact on the growth of children across the globe. Stanley Ulijaszek 10 Mar 2010
41 Genetics of obesity, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children Nicholas Timpson, of the Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, gives a talk on Genetics of obesity, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children on the 9th November 2009. Nicholas Timpson 12 Feb 2010
42 Creative Commons A is for Autism Dame Stephanie gives a talk about her philanthropic work in autism, looking at the condition's history, its causes, the treatments, specialist education and society's position on autism. Stephanie Shirley 28 Oct 2009
43 Creative Commons Language disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains? Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders. Dorothy Bishop 28 Oct 2009
44 Creative Commons Languages disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains? Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders. Dorothy Bishop 28 Oct 2009
45 Creative Commons Young Lives Project: Children's experiences of poverty, adversity and inequality This talk looks at the work done by the Young Lives Project, a study which tracks 12,000 children across 4 developing countries over a 15 year period trying to find a scientific answer to the question of the causes of childhood poverty. Jo Boyden 28 Oct 2009
46 Jennifer Lau on Anxiety and Depression in Children Dr Jennifer Lau discusses her research into the development of anxiety and depression in childhood and adolescence. Jennifer Lau, Oliver Lewis 13 Sep 2008
47 Jennifer Lau on Anxiety and Depression in Children Dr Jennifer Lau discusses her research into the development of anxiety and depression in childhood and adolescence. Jennifer Lau, Oliver Lewis 13 Sep 2008