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

ANN: free webinar from the National Humanities Center on “The Century of the Childhood.”

Jim Marten will lead a webinar for the National Humanities Center on “The Century of the Childhood.” 

Date: October 24, 2017

See more at http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/webinars/.

The Century of the Child: American Children in the Twentieth Century

Tuesday, October 24, 2017   7:00–8:30 pm EDT

ANN: JHCY Best Article Prize Awarded

The JHCY Best Article Prize selection committee (MJ Maynes, Rebecca Friedman, and Birgitte Soland) has selected the winner and one honorable mention for Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth Best Article Prize for 2016. The winner receives a certificate and $250. 

Winner:

Sarah Walters: “’Child! Now You Are’: Identity Registration, Labor, and the Definition of Childhood in Colonial Tanganyika, 1910-1950”

ANN: Girls’ History & Culture Network

THE GIRLS’ HISTORY & CULTURE NETWORK of the Society for the History of Children and Youth
We invite all scholars, students, library and museum professionals, teachers, activists, and writers, to join the Girls’ History & Culture Network (GHCN), newly established under the auspices of the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY). 

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