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

New Issue of Boyhood Studies: Contemporary Boys’ Literacies and Boys’ Literatures

Dear Colleague,

This special issue of Boyhood Studies, titled “Contemporary Boys’ Literacies and Boys’ Literatures,” highlights the diversity and complexity of boys’ literacy practices and explores the changes in defining literacy alongside significant alterations to traditional cultural practices associated with boyhood.

Volume 10, Issue 2

Contemporary Boys’ Literacies and Boys’ Literatures

Introduction

Yearbook of the German Children’s Literature Research Society is now online!

The inaugural issue of the new Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschung (Yearbook of the German Children’s Literature Research Society (GKJF)) is now online. It succeeds the print annual journal Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschung (1995-2015) in a fundamentally revised form. As the GKJF’s response to the rapid development of digital culture(s) and reflecting its open, democratic attitude towards use of knowledge resources, the Yearbook is now published as an online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal.

CFP: "Child Rights Governance" for Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research

Guest Editors
Anna Holszcheiter, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Jonathan Josefsson, Department of Child Studies, Linköping University, Sweden
Bengt Sandin, Department of Child Studies, Linköping University, Sweden

The Anthropology of Children in the Middle East

Dear Colleague,

With only relatively few ethnographic studies of children in the Middle East or in the diaspora in existence, the articles in this issue of Anthropology of the Middle East represents thematically and theoretically highly divergent projects. Ranging from the history of childhood in Iran to parent-child dynamics in Morocco, this issue emphasizes approaches and topics in critical anthropology as applied to the Middle East.

Call for Submissions: Neil Sutherland Prize for the Bet Scholarly Article Published on the History of Children and Youth

Call for Submissions: Neil Sutherland Prize for the Best Scholarly Article published on the History of Children and Youth. Purpose: This award honours the pioneering work of Neil Sutherland in the history of children and youth by recognizing outstanding and innovative contributions to the field.

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