Conferences

2021 

Dialogic negotiation of children’s narratives in classroom workshops”, Sara Amadasi and Claudio Baraldi, IADA Conference “Practices of dialogue, dialogues in practice – with their problems”

Investigating Children’s Participation While Dealing with the Unexpected. Adapting the Research with Students in Times of Pandemic”, 15th ESA Conference – European Sociological Association

Dealing with the ambivalence. The co-existence of conflicting narratives and positionings in children’s construction of their cultural identities”, Culture, Language & International Education Research (CLIER) Seminar, School of language studies and applied linguistics, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

2020

Facilitation of dialogue and participation of children with migrant background in classroom interaction”, Sara Amadasi and Claudio Baraldi, IADA Conference Towards Culture(s) of Dialogue? Communicating Unity in/and Diversity through Language and Discourse Claudio Baraldi, Sara Amadasi

2018

Interculturality: learning from the ‘non-Western Other“, Sara Amadasi and Adrian Holliday. COST Meeting – Working Group 5: “Peripheral perspectives on interculturality for study abroad: inspirations for Europe”, Institute Of Education, University Of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

The relevance of the interplay between positioning and narratives in the study of cultural identity negotiation in classroom interactions”, XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology – Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities, Toronto, Canada 

New understandings about data and language through the lens of small culture formation on the go”, Sara Amadasi and Adrian Holliday. SAREP Conference, COST Meeting, Working group 3: “Study abroad as transnational  migration / mobility”, Università di Bologna. Sara Amadasi, Adrian Holliday

Becoming a citizen in an Italian municipality – participatory research processes with refugees and asylum seeking persons”, “Migration und Flucht von Kindern – Globale und locale Herausforderungen für ein  kinderrechtlich orientiertes Denken und Handeln”, Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt – Darmstadt, Germany.

2017

Children, transnational migration ​and school.​ The relevance of transnational mobility in the debate between children’s agency and structural constraints”, 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association​ – Atene, Grecia.

Children and transnational mobility in Italian compulsory school”, “Die Vielfalt der Kindheit(en) und die Rechte der Kinder in der Gegenwart – Praxisfragen und Forschung im internationalen Kontext” – Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt – Darmstadt, Germany

2016

Multiple Discourses in Developing Intercultural Awareness: Talking about Blocks and Threads”, Sara Amadasi and Adrian Holliday, 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology Vienna

Children Playing with Narratives. the Relevance of Interaction and Positioning in the Study of Cultural Identity Construction”, 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology Vienna

2015

Children’s transnational narratives in a school setting. The relevance of positioning in producing narratives in the interaction”, 12th ESA Conference – Differences, Inequalities and Sociological Imagination, Prague         

Partenze e ritorni. Il ruolo dell’interazione e del posizionamento nella produzione di narrazioni relative al viaggio da parte bambini inseriti nel contesto scolastico italiano”, Conferenza “La sociologia dei bambini e dell’infanzia in Italia: Teorie e Ricerche”, Modena

2014

Identity Construction: children and transnational mobility in Italian schools”, School of Language Studies and Applied Linguistics, Canterbury Christ Church University – Canterbury UK – Seminario

“Constructing Cultural Identity, Displaying Belonging. The Role of Positioning in Migrant Children’s Cultural Identity”, XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan

Travelling across national borders, negotiating identities. The discursive construction of cultural identities and sense of belonging in children’s everyday Interactions”, 5th International Conference “Researching children’s everyday lives: socio-cultural contexts”, Sheffield, UK

2013

The Discursive Constructions of Cultural Identity. The Perspective of Migrant Children”, 11th European Sociological Association Conference, “Crisis, Critique and Change”, Turin, Italy

2012

“«In a circle everyone is a protagonist». Migration and “popular finance” between Sénégal and Italy”Conferenza “Lands of Strangers? Migrazioni, genere, intersezioni della cittadinanza”FISPPA Department, Università di Padova

Qui e là, sentirsi a casa nella globalizzazione”, Senegal: 10 anni di amicizia e cooperazione, Esperienze di cooperazione Italia – Sénégal, Centro Civico Rigoni Stern Piazza Liberazione, 1 ‐Ponte San Nicolò (Padova), Italy Seminario