Graeme is an accomplished and entertaining speaker with considerable experience of contributing to seminars and conferences both at home and abroad on a wide range of themes.
“The speaker, Graeme Tiffany, was excellent.”
“Really liked the inspirational talk from Graeme! Great to see things re-framed in a positive way.”
“The evaluations we’ve received about your contribution to our event have been glowing”, Gary Buxton, Chief Executive, Young Advisors.
“Your discussion was very impressive and lively”, Matej Blazek, covenor, Royal Geographical Society seminar on Youth In/civilities.
18 to 20 November 2010, Prague, Czech Republic. Correlation Seminar WP 4 / WP 6: Outreach and Early Intervention – Peer Support.
Opening presentation: ‘Can Street Work perspectives help us all be more inclusive and effective in our practice?’
See here: Correlation Presentation Graeme Tiffany
7-9 September 2010, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. International Conference on Youth Work & Youth Studies: Mind the Gap: conversations on youth work and youth studies that contribute to research, theory and practice on work with young people. Paper entitled: ‘Community Philosophy: a transformational youth work practice? How thinking and enquiry might Bridge the Gap between research, theory and Practice’.
1st September, 2010, London, England. Royal Geographical Society (RGS) annual international conference. Discussant for a session entitled: Youth Geographies of In/civility.
5 - 9 July 2010, Ghent, Belgium. 1st European conference on the history of youth work and youth policy. Relevance for youth work policy today. Workshop presenter: ‘The History of Street Work’. Keynote speaker: ‘Social Inclusion in Europe and youth work: Issues of power, authority and control; Lessons from the street’ . One of the outcomes of the convention was this important declaration.
17 – 19 June, 2009, Graz, Austria. European conference, ‘Out of it – with it’, Taking Stock (the situation of young people in public space). Keynote speaker: The Politics of the Street: Implications for the value-base of detached & outreach work with young people in public space. Video available:
27 – 28 November, 2008, La Ciotat, France. Keynote speaker: Les valeurs de travail de rue, Seminaire International de Formation le Travail de Rue dans le Monde, and workshop intervenant, organised by Comité National de Liaison des Associations de Prevéntion Spécialisée (CNLAPS).
I received thunderous applause when I criticised Sarkozy’s infamous diatribe “Nettoyage au Karchër le Racaille” and the growing tendency for detached and street-based workers to be used as odd-job men – so wonderfully captured in our French colleagues’ quip that they are now treated as if ‘Monsieur Bricolage’:
22 – 24 April 2008, Oslo, Norway. European Outreach Work Conference: Perspectives on outreach work in Europe – Reaching youth at risk – working towards social inclusion. Workshop presenter: The management of detached and outreach work with young people. Keynote speaker: What is the value-base for detached and outreach work with young people? – see video.