IBBY Conference 2023 Programme

by | Oct 28, 2023 | IBBY NEWS, News

Pages for Power and Protest: Children’s Literature and Politics

IBBY UK conference on Saturday 11th November 2023

Venue: Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, 44 Webber Street, London SE1 8QW


9.30 am – 9.50 am Registration
9.50 am – 10.00 am Welcome and Introduction to the day
10.00 am – 10.45 am Children’s power matters, and how to give it to them’: Shelina Janmohamed discusses her new book
‘Story of Now: Let’s Talk About the British Empire’
10.45 am – 11.30 am Phyllis Ramage ‘Exploring neocolonialism and the colonial gaze in contemporary British children’s fiction’
11.30 am – 11.45 am Comfort break and move to parallel sessions
12.00 am – 1.00 pm Parallel sessions
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm – 2.45 pm Beverley Naidoo and Helen King in conversation
2.45 pm – 3.30 pm The Politics of PublishIng: Lesley Parr, Christine Pillainayagam, Cerrie Burnell, chaired by Ken Wilson Max
3.30 pm – 4.15 pm Illustrated books on Protest and Empowerment – Emily Haworth-Booth, Nadine Kadaan, Cory Reid chaired by Holly Tonks
4.15 pm Concluding remarks


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