YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS

YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS is an annual series of expert workshops addressing topics relevant to the youth sector and topics with an impact on youth policy, youth work practice and young people’s life in general. Around 30 researchers, policy makers and practitioners are selected on the basis on their expertise on the given topic and invited to discuss controversial issues, explore new areas and phenomena and look for answers regarding the youth field. Discussions are stimulated by short expert inputs, facilitated by a moderator and summarised by rapporteurs.

Initiated in 2018, YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS are organised annually in Offenburg (Germany) by a steering group representing five National Agencies of the EU programme Erasmus+ Youth: JINT (Belgium-Flanders), Estonian Agency for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps (Estonia), EDUFI (Finland), JUGEND für Europa (Germany), MOVIT (Slovenia).

Get to know YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS in this video trailer (external link YouTube).

YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS Edition #4

“Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development – How ‘Green’ is Youth Work?”              11-12 October 2021, Offenburg (Germany) – or digitally, depending on the situation with the pandemic

We are inviting experts, researchers, policy makers, practitioners to submit abstracts / papers / reflections in relation to the topic and questions mentioned in the call for abstracts below. As a result of submitted and selected papers we will structure and cluster potential contributions and invite selected experts to give an input (20 – 30 min) and actively participate in the rest of the workshop. 

Short abstracts (0,5 – 1 page) should be sent via e-mail to Andreas Hirsch, JUGEND für Europa hirsch@jfemail.de. The deadline is 30th April 2021. Applicants will be informed on results of selection procedure by 20th May 2021.

YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS Edition #3

“Shrinking Spaces for Youth Work!? – Challenges for Post-Democratic Societies”
11-12 November 2020, Online

YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS Edition #2

“Nationalism, Populism & Far-Right Ideologies among Young People and the Role of Youth Work”
2-3 September 2019, Offenburg (Germany)

YOUTH IN EUROPE : OFFENBURG TALKS Edition #1

“Solidarity and Young People Today”
27-28 August 2018, Offenburg (Germany)

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