Research Committees

RC53 Sociology of Childhood

Established in 1998


The aim of RC53 is to contribute to the development of sociological and interdisciplinary childhood research, uniting professional knowledge, scientific rigour, and dedication of its members to work on childhood issues on the national, regional, and international levels.

Board 2014-2018

President Claudio BARALDI, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy,
Secretary/ Treasurer Maria SIBIREVA, North-West Institute of Management, Russia, (2016-2018)
Géraldine ANDRÉ, University of Liège, Belgium (2015-2016)
Co-Publications Officers/Newsletter Editors Lucia RABELLO DE CASTRO, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
Phillip MIZEN, Aston University Birmingham, United Kingdom,
Officers at large Lars ALBERTH, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany
Bula BHADRA, University of Calcutta, India
Tobia FATTORE, Macquarie University, Australia
Nashaat HUSSEIN, Misr International University, Egypt
Sharmla RAMA, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Mariam MEYNERT, Lund University, Sweden
Maria SIBIREVA, North-West Institute of Management, Russia


Summer 2013


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