February 11-13: "The Art of Thinking: 2009 Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Education and Psychology" in Cape Town, South Africa (contact Jolandi Ackermann:Jolandi.Ackerman@uct.ac.az
January 3-11: 12th International P4C Conference/Workshop in San Cristóbal, México; Conference theme: "From Child to Adolescent as a Critical Thinker"
October 9:Socratic Athletica! Philosophy of Sports Day at Yogi Berra Museum
July 2, 1:00-2:30: Philosophy for Children Colloquium Series: "Robotics and Philosophy in the classroom" by Gunter Heim
June 4-7" XIII Bi-Annual Conference of ICPIC: "Phiosophical Inquiry with Children: A Meeting Point between Cultures and Identities," at the Melton Centre for Jewish Education, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Post-conference seminar June 10-11th: "Exploring Connections: Philosophy for Children and Jewish Studies."
May 10, 2007, 5:30-7:00: Philosophy for Children Colloquium Series: "The Past, Present and Future of Teaching Logic" by Raymundo Morado
March 22, 5:30-7:00 p.m.: Philosophy for Children Colloquium Series: "Adam Smith's Philosophy of Education," by Dr. Jack Russell Weinstein
Tenth International P4C Conference/Workshop in San Cristóbal, México, January 3-11, 2007. Conference theme:"The Community of Inquiry and Intercultural Understanding"
Philosophy for Children: An Introductory Workshop January 12, 9:00-3:30 at the University Children's Center
Fall 2006 IAPC Newsletter
December 7, 5:30-7:00: Multiculturalism, Extreme Poverty and Philosophy for Children", by Dr. Elena Maria Madrid, University Hall, Room 1010
September 28, 5:30-7:30p.m.: "Children don't need to prepare for democracy, they need to practice it!" IAPC Colloquium with Dr. Gilbert Burgh, The University of Queensland, Australia
September 4-7: "Filosofía Para Niñnos y Niñas: Conferencia / Taller para promover el pensamiento crítico y reflexivo en las poblaciones infantiles," Universidad Estatal a Distancia, San Jose, Costa Rica
February 2006: P4C & Rationality in the New World: An interview with MAtthew Lipman & Ann Margaret Sharp, online at P4C. Iran
Friday, January 13: Philosophy for Children Introductory Workshop
January 3-11, 2006: Ninth International P4C Conference/Workshop in in San Cristóbal, México. Conference Theme: "Caring Thinking"
January 2006: The IAPC has moved to a suite of office in the new University Hall.Click here to see a live web camera of our new home (we're behind the three windows on the middle level on the far left). Our new mailing address is simply: IAPC, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA.
Wednesday, Dec. 28th, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Hilton Hotel, NYC: NYC: Session I-B of the APA Eastern Division 102nd Annual Meeting will be a panel discussion on "Philosophy for Children: 30 Years Later," chaired by Garreth Matthews and including David Kennedy
Thursday, December 15, 12:00 - 1:30: Colloquium with Claudia Weixlbaumer, University of Salzburg: " The History of the Critical Thinking Movement
Thursday, December 1, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Philosophy for Children Colloquium: "Inviting People to Change the Direction of Their Lives Through Democratic Processes" by Dr. Peter Shea, University of Minnesota, IAPC Conference Room
Friday, April 1: Philosophy for Children Colloquium Series: Oleksandr V. Tyaglo, Chair of the Department of Philosophy & Political Science, National University of Internal Affairs, Kharkiv, Ukraine: Democracy and Critical Thinking, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the IAPC
Tuesdays, March 1, 8 & 22, 4-6 p.m. NJNER Mini-Courses at Cedar Grove High School, include Philosophical Spirituality For Educators by Maya Levanon. Phone (973) 655-5231 for information.
Friday, March 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Philosophy for Children Colloquium Series: Dr. Bruce Novak, Foundations in Education, Northern Illinois University: The Opening of the American Heart: How We Can End the War of "Jihad" and "McWorld" By Cooperatively and Publicly Instituting a Moral, Educative Democracy
October 7, 10:00 - 12:00: "Teaching Children Philosophy" film discussion by Thomas E. Wartenberg, professor of philosophy at Mount Holyoke College, at Kopps Lounge, Russ Hall. Professional Development Hours & Refreshments provided.
Thursday, April 29, 1:00 - 3:00 at IAPC, special presentation by Jeanne McCarty, vice president of the Jane Goodall Institute and P4C Bridge Student Katrina Macht on "Roots & Shoots and Philosophy for Children"
The interview was published in the IRAN NEWS (English language daily) August 24, 2003. (Click on "Archive," search for edition nos. 2480 & 2486, click on "Art" and "Teaching Children the Excitement of Philosophy")
The interview was also published at Mehrnews Press (Persian language, electronic)