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

TOC: Girlhood Studies (Vol. 10, Issue 2) - Technologies of Nonviolence

Dear Colleague,

Devoted to "technologies of nonviolence," this special issue of Girlhood Studies examines how this notion might lead to a reimagining of both urban and rural spaces as sites of networked resistance and transformation for girls and young women.

Volume 10, Issue 2

Technologies of Nonviolence: Reimagining Mobile and Social Media Practices in the Lives of Girls and Young Women.

Guest Editor: Laurel Hart

CFP: International Conference of Literary Juvenilia

Call for Papers

The Sixth International Conference of Literary Juvenilia is to be held in Durham University, UK from 5–8 July 2018  (at St John’s College, 3 South Bailey, DURHAM DH1 3RJ), University of Durham, UK.

Conference Title: 'Minority Voices: Writing by children and adolescents from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.' 

ANN: SHCY Fass-Sandin Best Article Prize (Spanish and French) 2017

Fábio Macedo wins the 2017 Fass-Sandin Prize for the Best Article on the History of Childhood and Youth (Spanish and French)

The committee received eight high-quality nominees for work published between 2015 and 2017, and selected the following two articles to receive the Prize and an Honorable Mention:

Prize Winner:

Fábio Macedo, “ACTION HUMANITAIRE ET ADOPTION D’ENFANTS ÉTRANGERS EN SUISSE. LE CAS DE TERRE DES HOMMES (1960-1969)”, Relations internationales 2015/2 (n° 161), p. 81-94.

ANN: New Fall 2017 issue of the Journal of the History of Children and Youth Available on Project MUSE

The new issue of the JHCY (vol. 10, no. 3, Fall 2017) is now available on Project MUSE, a subscription database, or from the Johns Hopkins University Press.   The links in the table of contents below are not accessible without access via a library or personal subscription and are provided by way of announcement.