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Adolescence in a multicultural transition and context – 4th biannual international ISTAR conference
The first conference took place in Cairns in the north-eastern part of Australia. The second conference was held in Canada and the third in Sweden. This fourth time we are heading for beautiful Tromsø Norway 17th to 19th of June 2019 (with a get together event on the evening of the 16th of June).
The main theme for the conference is “Adolescence in a multicultural transition and context”. The target group for this conference is researchers, clinicians, teachers and others engaged in the transition from childhood to adulthood. We aim to provide an opportunity to share research findings and experiences and to provide plenty of opportunities for discussions.
Presentations will be grouped under the following sub-themes:
- Multicultural and Indigenous Education
- Adolescent welfare, health and quality of life in a multicultural and Indigenous perspective
- Indigenous and multicultural diversity: Strengths and challenges
Preliminary program for 16th of June:
Preliminary program 17th of June:
|09.30-10:00||Opening of the conference|
|10:00-10:45||Yp´ik Alaskan native adolescents: Identity, development and well-being (Prof Jim Allen)|
|11:45-12:30||Does culture shape Sami adolescents´ health and if so, how? (Prof Siv Kvernmo)|
|14:00-14:30||Sami youth – cyber practices and traditions (Kristine Nystad)|
|15:30-17:00||Parallel seminars TBA|
|19:30-||Dinner in the city|
Preliminary program 18th – 19th of June is under construction and will be published gradually. The final program will be published in early April.
Accommodation – Hotel
Clarion Hotel The Edge, Tromsø (Booking Nummer: 1129GR021490). Price: 1420 NOK pr.night, breakfast included. Cheaper alternatives on Hotels.com, Booking. Com or AirbnB.
Registration to conference
Early bird registration: Begins on February 1, 2019. Closes March 1 2019. More information about registration will come.
Abstract deadline: March 1 2019. More information about how to submit abstract will come.