Childhoods 2005 Oslo


Videointerviews from Childhoods 2005 International Conference in Oslo 

During Childhoods 2005 we made video interviews with some of the contributors to the conference.

Director and projectleader Yvonne Pettrém, InterMedia, University of Oslo.

Produced by Yvonne Pettrém and Arve Nordland, InterMedia, University of Oslo.


Martha Santos Pais is the Director of UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence, Italy. She is being interviewed by Trond Waage, project leader at the Department of Special Needs Education, University of Oslo. They discuss implementation of the UN-convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Adriana Bertet had an artistic contribution to the conference. She is being interviewed by Therese Dalsgaard Rørvik from the Arts Council of Norway. They discuss child participation in community art projects.

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Richard Jenkins is Head of Department and Professor of Sociology at Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, UK. He is being interviewed by Katrine Fangen from Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo. They discuss immigration and ethnic relations.

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Brian Barber is Professor of Child and Family Studies at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He is being interviewed by Hanne Haavind, professor at Department of Psychology, University of Oslo. They discuss boys in trouble and the trouble with boys.

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Yaroslav Oreshkin (17) was part of the "Life before 18" - the youth expert group. He is in Volgograd, Russia part of a UNICEF youth project fighting against drug abuse. He is being interviewed by Marit Sanner, director of The Transformation Factory, Norway. They discuss his experiences of being a youth in the conference and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Brandon DM Allwood (16) was part of "Life before 18" - the youth expert group. He is in Jamaica active fighting for children's rights and has been nominated for the Prime Minister's Youth Awards for Excellence in Journalism and Leadership. He is being interviewed by Marit Sanner, director of The Transformation Factory, Norway. They discuss his experiences of being a youth in the conference and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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David Buckingham is Professor of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and Director of Centre for the Study of Children, Youth and Media. He is being interviewed by Randi Wærdahl, Post doctoral fellow, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo. They discuss Children and Consumer Culture.

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Allan Flisher is Professor and Head of Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Cape Town and Red Cross Hospital South Africa. He is being interviewed by S. Bastien from Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. They discuss lifestyle, health and risk behaviour.

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Roger Hart is Professor at City University of New York. He is being interviewed by Per Egil Mjaavatn from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Institute of Education. They discuss building citizenship with children and youth.

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Glynda Hull is Professor at University of California, Berkeley. She is being interviewed by Knut Lundby, Professor at InterMedia Research Center, University of Oslo. They discuss digital storytelling among youth.

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Lynne Chisholm is Professor and Chair for Education and Generation, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck, Austria and Director of Institute of Educational Sciences. She is being interviewed by Ola Stafseng, Professor at Institute of Educational Research, University of Oslo. They discuss de-standardisation of formal education and internationalisation of communication and culture.

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Robert Chaskin is a Chapin Hall Research Fellow and an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. He is being interviewed by Robbie Gilligan who is a senior lecturer in social work at Trinity College Dublin. They discuss child research and child policies.

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Suniya S. Luthar is Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Colombia University, New York. She is being interviewed by Elisabeth Backe-Hansen, Senior researcher and research manager at NOVA, Norwegian Social Research. They discuss resilience: applications and innovations.

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Adebayo Olokushi is Executive Secretary of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar, Senegal. He is being interviewed by Jon Kristian Johnsen, Director, Childwatch International Research Network. They discuss transformations in African societies that call for an investment of research efforts.

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