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
CFP: The Childhood and Youth Network of the Social Science History Association
SHCY Featured Commentary episode 23 offers a recording of Megan Brandow-Faller, Associate Professor of History at the City University of New York, Kingsborough, presenting her work on the history of toys and childhood to the Museum of German-American Heritage in Washington-D.C.
Global political violence, be it in India, Mexico, Australia, Europe, US, Canada, the MENA area and elsewhere, maintain children and the dispossession of childhood to craft their governance. Global and state’s power depend - among other sources- on the domination and exploitation of childhood to fuel and mobilize their function. However, until recently, there has not been an all-encompassing term to describe the process by which children serve as political capital, i.e.
Call for Papers
Call for Papers: Debt
Essays in History (EiH), the annual peer-reviewed journal of the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, is currently soliciting articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays for its fifty-third issue, to appear in the fall of 2020.
The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2020.
The Society for the History of Children and Youth Calls for Submissions to "SHCY Commentaries" - a part of its weekly Feature series.
SHCY Commentaries offers a multi-media, online opportunity to globally circulate your ideas to scholars studying childhood and youth historically. A Commentary may take the fo