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
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures invites essay submissions for a special issue addressing mobility in relation to youth texts and culture(s). We welcome essays that consider registers of race, class, gender, and disability. Essays should be between 6,000 and 9,000 words in length and prepared for blind peer-review.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Interrogating the In-between: UNSW Humanities and Languages Postgraduate Research Conference 2015
School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Friday June 12th 2015
Across all disciplines in the Humanities and Languages, researchers attempt to call binary distinctions into question, whether: Self/ Other; Subject/ Object; Past/ Future; Occident/ Orient; East/ West; Identity/ Difference; Being/ Nothing; Woman/ Man; Reality/ Virtuality.
Centre for Research on Colonial Culture
Division of Humanities, University of Otago, New Zealand
Call for Papers
Symposium: Unpicking the tapestry: children & young people in British colonial contexts
Location: Hocken Library, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Dates: Monday 24 August to Tuesday 25 August, 2015
The application call below is for a research project focusing on the enabling environment for youth development, sponsored by a partnership between Restless Development, Youth Business International and War Child UK. The project is being implemented by Youth Policy Labs, a Berlin-based think tank that focuses on youth policy.
"CHC Ep7: The Examined Life" includes a conversation with Ansgar Allen, Lecture at the University of Sheffield in the UK. It is available online at http://shcyhome.org/2015/02/chc-episode-7-the-examined-life/
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The first few weeks of 2015 have seen a great deal of activity on the website of the Society for the History of Children and Youth:
Registration for the Eight Biennial Conference of the Society at the University of British Columbia (June 24-26) opened; you can sign up at http://shcyhome.org/conference/
Fully-funded PhD Studentship in History of Childhood at University of Oxford
PhD Studentship on ‘Child abuse and neglect in mid-twentieth-century Britain’, Faculty of History, University of Oxford, UK
Funded through TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation