Youth transition to adulthood

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University of Tampere, Linna building, room 5026/5027, 5th floor, Kalevantie 5


Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research PERLA

The seminar is oeganised by PERLA in collaboration with the seminar SOS04.2 Youth Transition to Adulthood (coordinated by Aurélie Mary and Eriikka Oinonen).

10.00–11.30 Ilaria Pitti: A Lost Generation? Youth Transitions and Youth Participation in Italy in the
Years of the Economic Crisis
11.30–11.45 Coffee
11.45–12.30 Aurélie Mary: New Criteria for Adulthood: 'Feeling' VS 'Being' Adult
12.30–13.00 Discussion

Ilaria Pitti is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Örebro University and holds a visiting position at the University of Bologna. Her research focuses on youth political participation, with an emphasis on unconventional forms of engagement, and on intergenerational relationship between young people and adults.

Aurélie Mary is a sociology researcher at PERLA (Tampere Centre for Childhood, Youth and Family Research), at the University of Tampere, Finland. She has specialized in the study of youth transitions to adulthood within a cross-country comparative context. Her current research aims at bridging the gap between research and practice within youth research by developing collaboration between youth researchers and youth workers. She became a member of the board of the ESA research network Youth and Generation in 2009, and was appointed for the position of network coordinator in 2013–2015.

The research seminar is open for students, researchers and others interested in the topic. We kindly ask you to register for the coffee service by filling out the following form by March 27th.

You are warmly welcome!

Additional information

Professor Katja Repo, 050 318 6199
Trainee Kira Voutilainen 050 509 9271