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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 7th conference of the International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI)


Start date: 15 Mar 2019
End date: 15 Mar 2019




 The 7th conference of the International Society for Child Indicators (ISCI) “Children of the World: The Touch of Change. Theories, Policies, Practices

27 – 28 August 2019 – University of Tartu, Estonia


The organising committee of the ISCI2019 welcomes researchers, practitioners, policy makers and child advocates from across the world to share and discuss the latest research on child indicators (related to well-being, rights and justice system), and their implications in policy and interventions.

Are invited abstracts that examine the hereunder themes and subthemes. Submissions must clearly identify one theme and up to three subthemes of the proposal:


  • ’Cross-world’ approaches to child wellbeing and child indicator work
  • Comparative methodologies for understanding children’s wellbeing
  • Measurement issues related to child wellbeing and understanding children’s lives
  • Children’s rights, wellbeing and indicators
  • Children and child advocacy in justice systems
  • Research- and knowledge-minded social work, educational and behavioural practices with children
  • Bridging research, policy and practice: conceptualisation and communication issues


  • Everyday lives of children
  • Children – the bearers of rights
  • Children’s and practitioners’ voices in the context of justice
  • Child wellbeing development practices
  • Children’s welfare and children at risk
  • Childhood vulnerabilities: research-policy-practice
  • Social media and wellbeing
  • Child wellbeing and social and educational services
  • Participation, protection and provision in children’s perspectives
  • Children in migration

All abstracts will be subject to a blind peer review by two members of the Conference Scientific Committee.

 Abstract submission deadline is 15th March 2019. 

 For more details about the conference - visit conference website or contact the local organising committee at:


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