Feminist Geopolitical Approaches to Childhood and Youth in the boarderlands

9.00 – 9:30 AM: Registration
9:30 – 9:45 AM: Welcome, introduction
9:45- 10:45: AM: On the State of the Field
Sneha Krishnan and Negar Elodie Behzadi, ‘Children and Youth as geopolitical Actors:
Conversations with feminist Geopolitics’
Sarah Mills, ‘Feminist Geopolitics and Children, Youth and Families: Histories,
Geographies, Politics, Practices’
11:00 AM-12:00PM: Empire and Childhood/Youth
Sneha Krishnan, ‘Bringing Elsie to Oxford: Friendship, Youth and Postcolonial
Sian Pooley, ‘‘Circles’ of corresponding children: childhood and the geopolitics of the
British empire’
1:20 – 2:50 PM: Contemporary contexts of Conflict and Development
Negar Elodie Behzadi, ‘Gendered geopolitics of relational (im)mobility: left behind
children workers and male migrants between Tajikistan and Russia’
Sara Smith, ‘Coming of age on the threshold of the nation in the Indian mountain
Amy Mulvenna, ‘On the busyness of un/buttoning and bordering: everyday politics and
creative mapping praxis in Belfast’
3:00– 4:30 PM: Roundtable Discussion and Concluding Remarks
4:45 – 6:00PM: Open Keynote / Dr Tracey Skelton
6:00-7:00PM Wine Reception