End of Year Update from RECE
2022 RECE 2070



Dear RECE colleagues and friends,

Seasons’ greetings and thank you for all your engagement with, and support of, RECE this year, the year we were able to return to an in-person gathering in Vancouver.  Wishing you very happy holidays and we’re looking forward to seeing you in 2023 at one of our online events or at our conference in Manchester.


RECE 2023 Conference

The submission portal for the 2023 RECE conference is open!  The call for proposals and link to the submission system is here.

Submissions are due by January 15. If you have any questions, please contact programme co-chairs Mere Skerrett at mere.skerrett@vuw.ac.nz or Gail Boldt at gboldt@psu.edu


RECE ONLINE EVENTS 2023 (Save The Date)

We are re-starting RECE Online events in 2023 thanks to Mimi Bloch, Beth Blue Swadener and Chelsea Bailey. Save the Date: January 25th at 10.30am Pacific Time for the first one titled Global Activisms:  A Conversation with Community-based Early Childhood Educator Change Agentsmoderated by Valerie Polakow, Professor Emerita at Eastern Michigan University. Watch this space and the RECE website for more information.


RECE Membership – Have your Say

Please fill out this RECE membership survey – we would love to hear from you to help us further improve our RECE community and how RECE is run.


RECE Graduate Research Circle

An invitation for postgraduates and graduate students to further connect and create a community within RECE. inspired by the Vancouver RECE 2022 conference. Participation in the RECE Graduate Research Circle is an opportunity to connect regularly to share research interests, discuss writing practices and writing within a virtual community, interact with RECE scholars, and further build community in different ways. RECE Graduate Research Circles will occur on Zoom every 6 – 8 weeks. The next Circle will be January 9th, 2023, at 1 pm (PST). To connect with the RECE Graduate Research Circle, please send an email message to recegraduatecircle@gmail.com

RECE Journal

International Critical Childhood Policy Studies journalassociated with RECE, has a new issue: A Festschrift for Professor Beth Blue Swadener. Congratulations to all authors, and to Editors Mimi Bloch, Lucy Heimer, I-Fang Lee, and Chao Ling Tseng.

Please do not forget to become a RECE member to find out first about RECE news.

Best wishes

Marek Tesar (Chair)
On behalf of the RECE Steering Committee

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