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
DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 3rd, 2015!
CFP: "After the War, A New Beginning? A Comparative Examination of Reading Primers Published and Used in 1945 in Europe" Workshop, Germany, Nov. 2015
Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation
The Spring 2015 issue is now online! Le numéro de printemps 2015 est disponible!
Michael B. Katz, 1939–2014: A Tribute
Special Issue /Numéro spécial
Education North of 60 / Éducation au nord du 60e
Call for Papers: Child/hood and trauma
Grace Abbott Book Prize, 2015
The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best book published in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in 2014. The award of a plaque and a check for $500 will be made by mid-summer 2015.
Nominations are invited from publishers, editors, scholars, and authors. Current members of the SHCY award committee, the executive committee, and officers of the society are ineligible. Nominations must be postmarked by April 15, 2015.
From Laurence Brockliss [firstname.lastname@example.org] who indicated a desire to welcome scholars near and far.
After a year's absence the Centre for the History of Childhood is holding its traditional annual colloquium at the end of Trinity Term.
This year it takes place on Saturday 4 July in Magdalen on the theme of juvenile delinquency around the world in the 19th and 20th centuries. I look forward to seeing many of you there and renewing old friendships.
The SHCY Outreach Committee is accepting proposals for possible sessions at the next American Historical Association conference (to be held in Atlanta, GA, Jan. 7-10, 2016). As an AHA Affiliate, SHCY is able to sponsor sessions at the organization's annual conference.
"CHC Ep9: The Challenges of Childhood History" includes keynote addresses by Siȃn Pooley (fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford) and Hannah Newton (lecturer at the University of Reading) delivered at "Challenges of the History of Childhood" hosted by Queen Mary University of London, January 16, 2015.