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Conference call for papers: The Great Outdoors? Children, Young People and Families in Natural and Rural Spaces

Institute of Health and Wellbeing logoThe University of Northampton’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing are holding a conference The Great Outdoors? Children, Young People and Families in Natural and Rural Spaces, on 9th-10th September 2015 at Sunley Conference Centre.

The conference marks 15 years since the publication of Matthews et al.’s (2000) ‘Growing up in the countryside: children and the rural idyll’. This anniversary represents a timely moment for reflection on the state of research into children, young people and families in, and in relation to, ‘rural’ and ‘natural’ spaces.

Papers are invited, which focus on children, young people and families, in relation to the following topics.  Read the rest of this entry