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The NZ–UK Link Foundation Visiting Professorship Lecture

The NZ–UK Link Foundation, in conjunction with the School of Advanced Study, University of London, is pleased to announce Professor Anne Smith as the recipient of the 2013 Visiting Professorship. Professor Smith will be based at the School of Advanced Study between April and June 2013 and give a public lecture series on children's rights with special emphasis on the links between research on children's issues and government policy.

 

Emeritus Professor Anne Smith from the University of Otago’s College of Education is a highly respected specialist in childhood studies and children’s rights. She has been involved in research, advocacy, and policy-making on childhood issues in New Zealand for almost 40 years. Professor Smith has also been involved with and an invaluable member of Childwatch International for many years. She was on the Advisory Board of Childwatch from 2000 to 2005.

Professor Smith will be based at the School of Advanced Study between April and June 2013 and give a public lecture series on children’s rights with special emphasis on the links between research on children‘s issues and government policy.

The Foundation’s purpose is to make an ongoing and substantial contribution to the intellectual, educational, vocational and academic underpinning of the bilateral NZ–UK relationship in a changing world.

Entry is free and all are welcome. For registration information, please visit www.nzuklinkfoundation.org.uk/events

For enquiries, please contact:

Liza Fletcher

e: nz-uk.link@hotmail.co.uk

t: 07941 000 541

Click here to download flyer for information on the lectures

  • Research into Policy and Practice 1: Early Childhood Education
  • Research into Policy and Practice 2: Changing the Law on Physical Punishment
  • Research into Policy and Practice 3: Child Protection
  • What Kind of Theory and Research is Relevant to the Well-Being and Rights of Children?

 

Tags: Emeritus Professor Anne Smith, University of Otago’s College of Education, childhood studies, children’s rights, School of Advanced Study, Univerisity of London, public lecture, government policies
Published May 2, 2013 1:59 PM - Last modified May 7, 2013 9:44 AM