The key goal of U-YouPa is to provide research-based understanding of the interconnection between cultural and technological preconditions for strengthening youth participation in digital dialogue spaces, and by this meet the fundamental challenges of inclusion currently emerging in European countries. In addressing this, our studies will also provide an understanding of young people’s preferences with regard to participatory and connectivity cultures in virtual public spaces.
Key topics are:
- Youth participation in digital dialogue spaces
- Intercultural dialogue
- Emerging challenges of inclusion in European countries
- Media literacy and ethical reflection on the role of technology in social dialogues
- Innovative methods engaging youth as co-researchers by including their perspectives in research design and interpretation of results