9th Children’s Rights Research Symposium

The University of Antwerp is hosting the 9th Children's Rights Research Symposium in collaboration with CREAN and the Children's Rights Knowledge Centre on December 4th and 5th, 2023. This year's PhD Symposium will delve into "Critical Approaches to Children’s Rights. This annual gathering serves as a platform for doctoral candidates and supervisors across diverse disciplines, including law, sociology, education, anthropology, psychology, history, and more. The primary objective of the event is to explore and discuss research related to children's rights, fostering a forum for the exchange of ideas and the development of thoughtful discourse. We look forward to a meaningful and enriching symposium.

To submit your abstract, please click here.

Please refer to the University of Antwerp's webpage for further details.

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Building a Responsible Future: Enhancing the EU Regulatory Landscape for Robots in ASD Intervention for Children

Li-Ru Hsu | PhD Candidate, Leiden University



Inclusive design of school contexts and a curriculum according to the Universal Design for Learning approach

Maria Antonietta Augenti | Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy


Children’s rights in Adoption procedure in international documents and case law of ECtHR 

Matko Guštin | PhD student, Faculty of Law Osijek, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia

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Children's Rights in Asylum Appeal Procedures

Sara Lembrechts | Ghent University - Migration Law Research Group



Children’s Rights European Academic Network (CREAN)

c/o Centre for Children’s Rights Studies
University of Geneva, Valais Campus
PO Box 4176
CH 1950 Sion 4 - Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)27 205 73 06