H-Childhood is an edited network focused on the history of childhood and youth. Subscriptions to H-Childhood are free. The H-Childhood network is co-sponsored by the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) and H-Net.

Recent Network Content

Register by Saturday 10/26 for "Books for Children: Transnational Encounters 1750-1850"

There are still a small number of seats left for the symposium "Books for Children: Transnational Encounters 1750-1850" (Part II), held at Princeton University October 31 - November 2, 2019. You are most welcome to register at https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2570982 by this Saturday, October 26.

See full program detail at https://bookstransnational.princeton.edu/

Panel on young people's political activism for Children's History Society conference, 25-27 June 2020, Manchester

I am submitting an abstract for the Children's History Society conference 25-27 June 2020 in Manchester. The call for papers is available at: https://histchilduk.wordpress.com/2019/06/12/call-for-papers/

CFA: SHCY Outreach Grants--Deadline October 31!



The SHCY will award two $500 grants and one $1500 grant for events that take place in 2019-2020.


The $500 grants will help defray expenses for speakers, workshops, and other scholarly events fully or partially devoted to the history of children and youth.


Possible uses: