Wellbeing Cluster

Education and Wellbeing – Call for Papers

Education and Wellbeing – Call for Papers

Event Date: June 24th 2016, 10am to 3:30pm

Location: Richmond University, Kensington Campus, Asa Briggs Hall, W8 5EH

Keynote Speaker: Peter Grant, former International Director at DFID

The workshop is organised by the Wellbeing Research Cluster at Richmond University and provides an opportunity for participants to explore the role education plays in promoting wellbeing around the world. The relationship between education and wellbeing is relevant to both developing nations and advanced economies. The workshop will explore a range of issues including sociocultural, economic, technological, gender-related, political and other issues in the context of Sustainable Development Goals in developing nations and social mobility in advanced economies.

Papers are sought on a variety of topics that cover the effects of education on wellbeing, and how it impacts on education, health, social welfare, race and gender equality, social networks, employment and other relevant issues. The workshop will also aim to explore: What is the relationship between education and wellbeing? Who is affected? How is education offered? How is education funded?

Papers covering the above, and related areas are invited. Please send abstracts to any one of the following members of the University’s Research Cluster. Request for support for travel costs of up to £75 will be considered. Deadline for abstracts is Tuesday March 1st 2016.

Research Cluster Members: Dr Parviz Dabir-Alai (dabirp@richmond.ac.uk), Dr Sabine Spangenberg (spanges@richmond.ac.uk), Dr David Munyinyi (munyind@richmond.ac.uk), Nastaran Norouzi (nastaran.norouzi@richmond.ac.uk)

Abstracts and any other enquiries should be directed to any of the above mentioned members of the Research Cluster.  For updates to the above please visit http://www.wellbeingcreates.org