Category: Member Diaries

A lovely story

I was in Bulgaria over the past few days and, when I arrived on Wednesday, I was told that Petar-Emil Mitev would be at the conference where I was giving […]

Elections for rc34 Executive Board 2018-2022

                                         ‘Campaign’ credentials             President Ana Miranda I have been working in youth studies from the moment I graduated. In 1995, I […]

IN MEMORIAM : Dr. Sibylle Hübner-Funk by Lynne Chisholm & Sylvia Trnka

Sibylle Hübner-Funk, RC 34 President from 1990 to 1994, passed away on 5 May 2014 in Munich, Germany. Sibylle was born on 6 January 1943 in Silesian Wroclaw. At the […]

Note from our organizational secretary

Written by Howard Williamson Secretary, RC 34 – Sociology of Youth April 4th 2007 It seems an eternity since I sat through almost a hundred youth research papers during the […]

Bread and Fish

Written by Ani Wierenga Vice President for Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Background: The following notes were originally written for family and friends at home, to describe my experience of […]

Fieldwork in the Philippines

Letter from Clarence Batan IBYR editor August 2005 Hello my dear friends: Good day. It has been about six months since I left Dalhousie for my Philippine fieldwork. The first […]


Ovidiu Badina, founder and first president of RC34, died on April 26, 1999. With his death, youth studies lost a distinguished scholar, and many members of the Research Committee 34 […]

A week in the life of…

Teresa López Translator, Interpreter ETSEA Universitat de Lleida Writing this small summary about my week was a good exercise that made me reflect about the different environments I find myself […]

Everyday routines

Carmen Leccardi Department of Sociology and Social Research University of Milan-Bicocca Sunday 6 May Since years, by now, my working week begins on Sunday. I am so used to consider […]


Julia Zubo Russian Academy of Science Work on this diary has taken me incredibly long time not just because of lack of it, but also because it was difficult to […]

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