Welcome to Child studies
Founded in 1988, the Department of Child Studies is an interdisciplinary research unit at the Linköping University in Sweden. The main focus of research is on children and childhood. The faculty, as well as all doctoral students have been recruited on a nationwide basis from history, anthropology, psychology, linguistics, social work, and related fields.
Said about Child studies
“My overall impression was that the Child Studies Department has gathered together an impressive group of dedicated and innovative scholars who are intent on advancing our understanding of children and childhood in significant ways.” Visiting Researcher 2010
“Clearly some of the most important work in the emerging global field of child studies is being done at Tema Barn.” Visiting Researcher 2010
“The department’s collective enterprise of child studies has, in short, been strengthened by an intellectual environment marked by egalitarianism, a commitment to critical intellectual exchange, and a determination to push the boundaries of knowledge in the field.” Visiting Researcher 2010
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About Child studies
Child Studies is an interdisciplinary research unit focusing on issues regarding children, childhood and family in history and society. Education in Child Studies: under graduate level, master level, graduate level (Ph.D).
The objective for TEMA - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society. Tema aims to provide a major impetus in career development for both future researchers and those who have just entered the field of research
Last updated: 2013-05-10