Programma preliminare

Sessioni plenarie con traduzione in simultanea italiano – inglese – italiano

Thursday, 29 August 2024 – ARRIVALS and PRE-CONGRESS SESSION – CITY CENTeR
15.00 – 18.00Registration of participants and collection of conference material
Sala Comunale d’Arte, Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia
Free time for city tours
15.00IBBY Forum (reserved to participants registered for the pre-congress session)
18.00Welcome Cocktail (reserved to participants registered for the pre-congress session)
Starhotel Savoia Excelsior

Friday, 30 August 2024 – TCC convention center
8.30Secretariat Opens
Plenary Sessions
9.00 – 10.15Opening Ceremony

I Piccoli Cantori and Coro Giovanile della città di Trieste
Greetings from authorities
MIRARIME Poesie vista mare – Chiara Carminati and Alessandro Sanna
10.15 – 10.30Spotlight on Trieste, a Frontier City
10.30 – 11.10Keynote Speech: Literature as a Driver of Change – Michael Rosen
11.10 – 11.40Coffee Break
Plenary Sessions
11.40 – 12.00Lecture: The Words to Say – Roberto Piumini
12.00 – 13.30Lecture: Poetry in Children’s Literature – Giusi Quarenghi, Adolfo Córdova, introduces Sylvia Vardell

Round Table: Translating Poetry – Daniela Almansi, Simona Mambrini, Leah Janeczko, Ana Barič Moder and Bruno Tognolini, coord. Caterina Ramonda
13.30 – 14.30Networking Lunch
Plenary Sessions
14.30 – 15.15IBBY – Asahi Reading Promotion Award
Award-giving ceremony
15.15 – 16.15Round Table: Hearing from Young Readers on Books and Reading as a Driver of Change coord. Simonetta Bitasi
16.15 – 16.45Coffee Break
Plenary Sessions
16.45 – 17.25Keynote Speech: Disseminating Science in Children’s Books – Telmo Pievani
17.30 – 18.30IBBY-iRead Outstanding Reading Promoter Award
Award-giving ceremony
19.00Congress Welcome Cocktail
Caffè degli Specchi, Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia

SATURDAY, 31 AUGUST 2024 – TCC convention center
8.00 – 11.30IBBY General Assembly
Parallel Sessions
8.30 – 9.30Round Table: Translating Children’s Literature – Anda Bukvić Pažin, Francesca Novajra and Julija Potrč Šavli, coord. Eva Valvo
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Actors of Change: Universities and Research Units 1

Let fiction be a part of every school subject! – Jenny Edvardsson – SWEDEN
– Cultivating resilience through picturebooks in the Riecken Community Libraries in Honduras – Ivette Alejandra Giron Elvir – UK
On the wings of books with Jella Lepman after the Second World War – Cristina Gumirato – ITALY
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Good Books: the Drivers of Change. Diversity, sustainability, cultural diversity and social justice 1

Bridges called home: radical quests for home and identity in contemporary South Asian-Canadian children’s literature – Mayurika Chakravorty – CANADA
– Portrayal of disability in Indonesian children’s literature: perspectives from elementary school students – Shoba Chugani, Ida Farida, Sintadewi Aryasatyani – INDONESIA
– Exploring truths and lies: a critical examination of cultural representations in children’s books set in Egypt – Dalia Mostafa Abdulrahman – EGYPT
– Visual representation of Arabs in Hebrew Children’s Books – Naomi De-Malach – ISRAEL
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Actors of Change: Schools 1

Poesia als barracons: the poetic word as an incentive for learning in a high school – Josep Hernàndez Tresserras – SPAIN
– Breaking down barriers in the classroom through reading aloud. An inclusion tool against school dropout – Delia Maria D’Onofrio – ITALY
– Pictures and wordless books as inclusion tools. The peer to peer experience of young readers – Lucia Schiralli – ITALY
– Strengthening in-service teachers’ interactive book reading: behind the scenes of a hybrid professional development program – Iris Vansteelandt, Silke Vanparys, Jona Hebbrecht, Hilde Van Keer – BELGIUM
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Frontiers: Multilingualism1

Empowering educators to write for children: creating multilingual reading material through Room to Read India’s Initiatives – Deepali Agarwal – INDIA
– We can write our own books: on how access to quality literature helps transform children’s beliefs about themselves as authors – Ruth J Saez Vega, Aura E. González Robles – PUERTO RICO
– Publishing indigenous voices in aotearoa picturebooks – Eboni Waitere, Nicola Daly – NEW ZELAND
– At the same page: reading together for cultural inclusion and linguistic rights – Sebastià Portell – SPAIN
– The recent status of multiligualism and translation in Europe: what about books for children? – Renate Punka – LATVIA
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Young Readers 1

Participation as key to sparking young people’s interested in books – Martin Gries – GERMANY
– The Island of Good Stories: Presenting a workshop series that empowers young readers/writers to map and harness the powers of engaging storytelling – Petros Panaou, Theodora Katsifi – USA
– Our Little Library – the project for promotion of reading among school children – Alenka Urh – SLOVENIA
– Young Readers in the intergenerational reading project – Tilka Jamnik – SLOVENIA
8.30 – 9.30Poster Session: Frontiers and bridges between languages, cultures and countries 1 – link to the full program
Parallel Sessions
9.30 – 10.30Round Table: Reading education and public policy: between good practices and new challenges” – Cepell, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Trieste Municipality
9.30 – 10.30Oral Session: Actors of Change for inclusion 1

Tactile illustrated books: diversity as a resource for everybody through inspiring educational devices and practices – Roberta Bridda, Giuliana Riunno – SPAIN
– From academia to practice: the development of a literacy adventure centre for children in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Marcela Mangarelli – MEXICO
– Picturebooks to include the excluded: a reading mediatione experience in a “Sala de Lectura” in Mexico – Evelyn Arizpe, Brenda Denisse Rentería Cervantes – UK
– Reaching the sky without limits – Aksinja Kermauner, Janja Plazar – SLOVENIA
9.30 – 10.30Oral Session: Good Books: the Drivers of Change. Diversity, sustainability, cultural diversity and social justice 2

Stories in the Middle East: emblems of hope – Nadia Elkholy – EGYPT
The Cross-border generation and transmutation of witches’ images in children’s literature – Yisha Wang – CHINA
– Rooting for Elle: relatability and recognition in fantasies of social change – Susanne Reichl – AUSTRIA
– The right to remain silent: wordless picturebooks as drivers of social and linguistic change in a hyperdiverse ECEC – Anita Berge – NORWAY
9.30 – 10.30Oral Session: Audience Development Strategies (political, economic, social) 1

Image reading for inclusion and social cohesion: a case study of Bibliomochilas in Yauyos, Peru – Diana Cruz – UK
– Cradle of letters – Project BBB* El Carmel – Iris González – SPAIN
– 30th Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB) – Zuzana Miklánková – SLOVAKIA
– AGRO LIBRARY: Cultivating a Literary Landscape for CHILDREN Minds – Yavuzdemir – TURKEY
– Shared Reading as key activity to promote parental responsiveness: the case of the Villaggio per Crescere project – Anduena Alushaj, Giorgio Tamburlini – ITALY
9.30 – 10.30Oral Session: Frontiers: Multilingualism 2

Narratives of lived experience: books in Irish classrooms – Becky Long – IRELAND
– Picturebooks at the frontiers: interdisciplinary views on making culturally, linguistically diverse texts equitably accessible worldwide – Karen A. Bentall, Giovanna C. Lucci, Alisha Niehaus Berger – USA
– Crossing linguistic divides through dual language picturebooks – Siwan Rosser – UK
– How to read or not read in Slovene in bilingual area- Tatjana Vučajnk – AUSTRIA
9.30 – 10.30Oral Session: Young Readers 2

Child juries in literary prizes – Macarena García-González, Marta Roig, Ignacia Saona – UK
Furry Book Club: workshops of empowerment with a book, a book creator, and a dog – Elena Eracleous, Despina Eracleous – CYPRUS
“Reading with Mr Book mouse” – Building book bridges between early educational centers and families- Katerina Dermata – GREECE
Empowering Junior Reading Ambassadors to spread the love of reading – Stacy Gan – SINGAPORE
9.30 – 10.30Poster Session: Good books as drivers of change 1 – link to the full program
Parallel Sessions
10.30 – 11.30Workshop: Creating a community of dialogue among adolescents about legality: moving from the BILL Library of Legality – Paola Cortiana (registration needed – fill the form at this link)
10.30 – 11.30Oral Session: Actors of Change for inclusion 2

Quality books reading for underprivileged children in China – Yan SHI – CHINA
Inhabit the threshold: Inclusive Perspectives in Children’s Literature – Maria Filomia – ITALY
Boys don’t cry: an exploration of boys representation in African children’s books – Catherine Uwimana – RWANDA
The role and impact of racially inclusive picturebook mediators in Birmingham, UK – Amy Byrne – UK
10.30 – 11.30Oral Session: Good Books: the Drivers of Change. Diversity, sustainability, cultural diversity and social justice 3

Local novels, untold stories: Young Adult literature in Argentina, an analysis of Zona Libre collection – Cecilia Lopez – ARGENTINA
– Diversificció de Gènere, an international project to foster gender diversity readings – Christian Arenas-Delgado, Mariona Masgrau-Juanola, Karo Kunde, Ivet Farrés i Cullell – SPAIN 
– Depictions of cultural diversity in museum-themed picture books – Kalliopi Nafsika Kardoulia – GREECE
– Who is (seen as) diverse? Reading racial representations from within Europe – Katja Zakrajšek – SLOVENIA
10.30 – 11.30Oral Session:  Actors of Change: Schools 2

What does a literary critic do in kindergarten? – Gaja Kos – SLOVENIA
– Exploring to communicate: Creation of a tactile book – Francesca De Amicis – ITALY
Library and school service, a city commitment to promote reading in educational centers – Dolors Madeo – SPAIN
– Storytelling Studio: children telling stories – Špela Frlic – SLOVENIA
10.30 – 11.30Workshop: Reading Silence Aloud – stand up session for reading Silent books together
10.30 – 11.30Poster Session: Audience development + Young readers – link to the full program
Plenary Session
11.30 – 13.00Round Table on Reading Promotion – IBBY-Asahi and IBBY-iRead Award Winners in conversation
13.00 – 14.30Networking Lunch
Parallel Sessions
14.30 – 15.30Round Table: Diversity and Inclusion in Children’s Books and YA Novels: Gender is not a taboo – Rosy Haine, Sara Saorin and Laura Scarmoncin, coord. Monica Martinelli
14.30 – 15.30Round Table: Reading as a right – Stefania Carioli and Cécile Boulaire, coord. Marnie Campagnaro
14.30 – 15.30Oral Session: Actors of Change: Universities and Research Units 2

“The place of children’s literature”: a liminal space between participatory research and good books – Gabriele Brancaleoni – ITALY
– Crossing borders: transformative approaches to community-based literacy – Kathy G. Short, Desirée W. Cueto, Randolph Cueto – USA
– When literature talks about itself. Metafictional aspects in children’s literature – Noemi Fiorito – ITALY
– Wordless Picturebooks in Multilingual Contexts – The Empirical Reception Study IMAGO in South Tyrolian Schools – Jeanette Hoffmann, Giulia Mirandola – ITALY
14.30 – 15.30Oral Session: Audience Development: Public Engagement 1

33 Years of experience with university students from the perspective of promoting the SDGs – Sachie Asaka – JAPAN
– Sorrows of Korean overseas adopters appeared in youth books – They Return – Jeongjin Lim – KOREA
– Summer reading and creativity program of the National Library of Greece: challenges and opportunities – Vassiliki Nika – GREECE
– The Mobile Library Service in Ghana as an innovative approach to reaching marginalized children – Hayford Siaw – GHANA
14.30 – 15.30Meeting: Mamma Lingua: International exchange and perspectives – Doris Breitmoser, Hasmig Chahinian, Giovanna Malgaroli, Enrica Menarbin and Gabriele Mercadante
14.30 – 15.30Oral Session: Actors of Change: Organisations and Institutions

From a concept to reality: a project started in Covid pandemic era and continues – Virginia Phiri – ZIMBABWE
– Approaching challenging topics through literature in Cyprus public primary schools – Charalambos Demetriou – CYPRUS
– Literacy as a catalyst for change: the collaborative efforts of the Book Industry Association of Jamaica and the GrassROOTS Community Foundation – Latoya West-Blackwood, Janice Johnson Dias – JAMAICA
– The album book: symbolic gear of text and image for the elaboration. An approach will be outlined to the possibilities that children’s and youth literature offers for personal and social development derived from the experience that, in projects to pro – María Beatriz Medina Simancas – VENEZUELA
14.30 – 15.30Young Readers Workshop: Promoting Reading Awareness Through Literary Translation – Stella Sacchini and Eva Valvo
14.30 – 15.30Poster Session: The actors of change 1 – link to the full program
Parallel Sessions
15.30 – 16.30Round Table: Diversity and Inclusion in Children’s Books and YA Novels: Difference Is Not a Subtraction – Enrico Angelo Emili, Gusti and Leigh Turina, coord. Marcella Terrusi
15.30 – 16.30Round Table: Disseminating Science – Nicola Davies, Peter Lorenzo Castelletto, Dario Gasparo and Sara Segantin, coord. Elisabetta Lippolis
15.30 – 16.30Meeting of Bookbird Correspondents
15.30 – 16.30Oral Session: Actors of Change: Libraries

New words for the wild – a journey through literature and poetry where the literature nature takes center stage. Through fiction and the logbook “Søvand og mosehuller”, gives children new words for the wild – Dorte Rugtved, Helle Laursen – DENMARK
IFLA’s Libraries for Children and Young Adults: Connecting, influencing, impacting, and changing the field – Marianne Martens, Sarah Evans, Annie Everall, Antonella Lamberti, Tone Larssen Rogne, Linn T. Sunne – USA
– Making up stories: a childhood that grasps written word – Minerva Mora, Irina Burgos – PERU’
– Children’s Readers’ Advisory – because every child deserves to enjoy reading – Linn T Sunne – NORWAY
15.30 – 16.30Oral Session: Audience Development: Public Engagement 2

Back to own writing: empowering future educators’ attitudes towards creative writing in primary and secondary education – Tereza Parizkova – CZECH REPUBLIC
– Australia Reads: building a reading nation – Anna Burkey, Patrizia Di Biase-Dyson – AUSTRALIA
– Curated children’s books exhibitions for audience development – Murti Bunanta, Emilia Nazir, Maria Christania Winardi, Amanda Ariawan – INDONESIA
– Challenging and expanding the boundaries of children’s literature: the museums of children books – Marta Niewieczerzał, Anna Mik – POLAND
15.30 – 16.30Oral Session: Good Books: the Drivers of Change. The picture-book

Representations of actions of change in Portuguese picturebooks – Inês Costa – PORTUGAL
– Comic books in Soviet and Russian children’s literature: a hundred years of interpreting the world for kids – Anastasia Moiseyeva – RUSSIA
– Good men in good picture books. Challenging male stereotypes of the social construction of gender – Rubén Cristóbal-Hornillos, José Antonio Escrig-Aparicio – SPAIN
– Respecting children’s names and cultural roots: a critical content analysis of multicultural naming picturebooks – Sally Brown, Yang Wang – USA
15.30 – 16.30Young Readers Workshop: Poetry Speaks Many Languages – Chiara Basile, Adolfo Córdova and Caterina Ramonda
15.30 – 16.30Poster Session: Good books as drivers of change 2 – link to the full program
Plenary Session
16.30 – 19.00Free Time
19.00 – 20.30Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards
20.30Hans Christian Andersen Award Dinner

sunday, 1 September – TCC convention center
Parallel Sessions
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Actors of Change: Publishers

– #ioleggoperché, the AIE reading promotion campaign. A new way based on co-design for the creation and strengthening of school libraries – Renata Gorgani –
A young publishing industry: agents mediating between creativity and market – Alba Sandron – ITALY
When international aid fails: how publishers can help improve books for the world’s most underserved children – Alisha Niehaus Berger – SWITZERLAND
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Good Books: the Drivers of Change. The written word, specific language and expressive style

Musiké: music and poetry for a better life – Mónica Munizaga, Marian Lutzky – CHILE
Achieving self-creation: the role and value of the written word in David Almond’s Oeuvre – Elena Guerzoni – ITALY
The child reader and contemporary indian children’s reading in arundhati venkatesh’s bookasura – Anagha Gopal – INDIA
Dimensions of quality in digital books and literature for children – Aline Frederico, Giselly Lima de Moraes – BRASIL
Playing cards: forgotten format of a book? – Niklas Bengtsson – FINLAND
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Frontiers: Networks

Museums as actors of change in promoting good books – Matilde Teggi – ITALY
Librarians in synergy to cross the disease: strategies to support relationships between children and adults – Chiara Cipolat Mis, Viviana Urban, Ivana Truccolo, Nancy Michilin – ITALY
Parents book-reading to preterm born infants in the NICU: an Italian experience – Chiara Peila, Patrizia Strola, Norma Perotto, Elisabetta Lippolis, Valeria Balbinot – ITALY
Healing power of lıterature: encouraging teenager boys of Juvenile Detention Center to reading and writing – Tulin Kozikoglu, Nihal Unver – TURKEY
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Frontiers: Travelling Libraries Projects

Over, across, through: linguistic and literary borders in the Basque Country – Garazi Arrula Ruiz – SPAIN
The anger representation in picture books: a bridge between East and West for social change – Rosa Tiziana Bruno – SPAIN
Cross-cultural Chinese imagination and aesthetic expression of Chinese-foreign cooperative picture books – Liang Yuan – CHINA
A book for you – 10.000 welcoming books for refugee children – Marloes Robijn – NETHERLANDS
8.30 – 9.30Oral Session: Frontiers: Translation 1

Hans Christian Andersen’s Valdemar Daae. A target text-oriented study of three iconic Italian translations – Claudia Alborghetti – ITALY
Lost in translation? How to accurately translate children’s narratives using a cultural & considerate lens (an English-to-Spanish translation case study) – Jacquelyn Garcia – USA
“Like carrying water in a strainer”: on how to play games with translation – Tal Goldfajn – USA
What’s in a title? Maria Elena Walsh’s novel Dailan Kifki and the translation of children’s literature titles – Mariela Romero – ARGENTINA
Trimming of the treetops: translating the Treehouse series – Veronika Rot Gabrovec – SLOVENIA
8.30 – 9.30Workshop: IBBY camps. Practical tips and tricks to organize an IBBY camp in your country
8.30 – 9.30Poster Session: The actors of change 2 – link to the full program
Plenary Sessions
9.30 – 10.10Keynote Speech: Reading in the Brain – Stanislas Dehaene
10.10 – 11.30Keynote Speech: Reading for the BrainKate Nation and Lynne Murray
11.30 – 13.00Presentation of the 2024 IBBY Honour List
13.00 – 14.00Networking Lunch
14.00 – 15.00Round Table: Picturing Picture Books: a conversation about history, critic, curatorship and poetic perspectives on the topic Beatrice Alemagna, Leonard Marcus, Silvana Sola and Paola Vassalli, coord. Marcella Terrusi
Parallel Sessions
15.00 – 16.00Round Table: The International Horizons of Academic Children’s Literature Research Published in Scientific Journals – Xavier Minguez, Smiljana Narancic Kovac and Ilaria Tagliaferri, coord. Marnie Campagnaro
15.00 – 16.00Lecture: Once Upon a border. Stories to imagine a world without frontiers – Mohamed Ba and Deborah Soria
15.00 – 16.00Oral Session: Actors of Change: Associations and Volunteers

Reading with newcomer children: an IBBY Canada “Reading Club” for immigrant and refugee children ages 5–12 – Patti McIntosh – CANADA
Developing read-aloud practices: when community education promotes reading – Vanessa Niri – ITALY
Children’s reading promotion projects in Russia. How RBBY works with literature and illustration – Angela Lebedeva – RUSSIA
“I read to other people” – 1.000 read-aloud volunteers for a democratic narrative community – Martina Evangelista – ITALY
15.00 – 16.00Oral Session: Audience Development: Media (Social Media; Press, radio, television; language sensitivity)

Bringing the school library closer to students through Instagram – a good practice presentation – Lea Koler – SLOVENIA
– Booksellers as cultural mediators of the 19th century: German children’s books for the Croatian audience – Sanja Ivanovic Grguric, Tihomir Engler – CROATIA
– Accessible books for Young Readers Project – Laura Brady, Trish Osuch – CANADA
Not If but when: leveraging youth literature to normalize conversations with young people about death and loss – Thom Barthelmess – USA
15.00 – 16.00Oral Session: Actors of Change for Inclusion 3

Reading Projects for Children with Disabilities. How It Works in Russian Libraries – Maria Vedenyapina – RUSSIA
– Let your voice be a book: book recording project for visually impaired children in Turkey – Tulin Kozikoglu, Sezin Mavioglu, Itir Mukadder Kozikoglu, Kaan Yucel – TURKEY
– The riches of tactile illustrated books for all children – Sophie Blain – FRANCE
15.00 – 16.00Oral Session: Actors of Change: Universities and Research Units 3

Crossing borders, crossing cultures in biographical book series for young readers. Shaping a transnational imaginary? – Chiara Malpezzi – ITALY
Collaborative and creative spaces when children and three educators engage with Migrants, a wordless picturebook – Chrysogonus Siddha Malilang, Robert Walldén – SWEDEN
Revolutionizing children’s imagery in Russian and Ukrainian illustrated books (1920s-1930s) – Dorena Caroli – ITALY
15.00 – 16.00Oral Session: Young Readers 3

Creative reading: artistic and intermedial strategies for a deeper comprehension – Mariona Masgrau-Juanola, Karo Kunde, Christian Arenas-Delgado, Ivet Farrés-Cullell – SPAIN
Reading action of Libraries of Barcelona – César Moreno – SPAIN
– IBBY Pakistan: bringing books to marginalized Young Readers isolated by deserts and floodwaters – Tehmina Khan, Basarat Kazim, Amna Kazmi – PAKISTAN
Uprisen – encouraging young people to read – Troels Posselt – NORWAY
15.00 – 16.00Poster Session: : Frontiers and bridges between languages, cultures and countries 2 + Good books as drivers of change 3 – link to the full program
16.00 – 16.30Short Break
Plenary Sessions
16.30 – 16.40Presentation of 40th IBBY International Congress, Ottawa
16.40 – 17.20Hearing from Young People
17.20 – 18.30Closing Ceremony
Buffet Dinner

Monday, 2 September – departures …

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