CiCe’s second European Research Student Conference was held at the Universite Paul-Valery Montpellier, in Montpellier, France.
Ten new researchers from six countries presented papers with their ongoing research.
Antonina Tereshchenko (University of Cambridge, UK) spoke about national and regional Citizenship Identities in case of post-communist youth in the Ukraine.
Mihály Berkics (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary) compared ‘careless cynics with concerned citizens and re-visited the notion of social-political cynicism and its relationship to citizenship.
Kerrie Proulx (University of Warwick, UK) submitted a paper on the core values of British students
Osman Kaytal (Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey) presented a paper on the tolerance level of high school students in Canakkale.
Serine Haghverdian (University of Uppsala, Sweden) reported on ethnic identity development among adolescents with foreign-born parents; a case study in Swedish schools.
Celina Elena Diaz Rodriguez (University Autonomous of Madrid, Spain) looked at ethnic diversity and perception, attitudes and initial teacher education, an exploratory study with Spanish university students.
Gábor Orosz (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary) discussed the ‘dark side’ of the Hungarian competitive business life.
Egle Kiveskaite (Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania) analyzed stereotypes in the civic journalism.
Mary Woolley (University of Exeter, UK) studied the attitudes and perceptions of beginning history teachers in relation to teaching controversial and sensitive issues in the history classroom.
Laid Bouakaz (Malmö University, Sweden) investigated what hinders and promotes parental involvement in an urban school.
Within the Research Student conference, student took part in two workshops; one focussed on controversial issues in research led by Luigi Cajani and Elisabet Nasman, and a session led by Marta Fulop on ways to present research papers. The students also were encouraged to attend the main CiCe conference to present their work at a poster session and thus to a wider audience.
The Best Paper Award was awarded to Mihály Berkics, University of Eötvös Loránd, Hungary.
The conference organising committee was chaired by Marta Fulop (Hungary) and included Luigi Cajani (Italy), Elisabet Nasman (Sweden), Alejandra Navarro (Spain) and Ian Davies (UK).