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
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its 2015-16 visiting academic fellowships. At least three AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships will be awarded for periods extending from four to twelve months. Long-term fellowships are intended for scholars beyond the doctorate; senior and mid-career scholars are particularly encouraged to apply. Over thirty short-term fellowships will be awarded for one to two months.
Childhood: History & Critique is a bi-weekly series of interviews and commentaries on the historical study of childhood offered by Patrick J. Ryan for the Society for the History of Children and Youth.
Episode 1 - "What to Make of Child-Saving Discourse?" is available online at:
You are warmly invited to join us at the Centre for the History of the Emotions' third annual lecture at Queen Mary University of London.
On Wednesday 26th November Professor Michael Roper from the University of Essex will be speaking on the topic of 'Children, Veterans and Domesticity in Britain after the Great War.'
Convocatoria (español) para presentación de propuesta de ponencias al
Simposio INFANCIA, ADOLESCENCIA Y JUVENTUD, MIRADAS INTERDISCIPLINARIAS que será desarrollado junto al III ENCUENTRO DE LAS CIENCIAS HUMANAS Y TECNOLÓGICAS PARA LA INTEGRACIÓN EN EL CONOSUR, de 7 a 8 de mayo de 2015, en la ciudad de Goiânia, Brasil, en la Universidade Federal de Goiás.
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INCS 2014 Essay Prize
Guidelines and Eligibility
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) invites nominations and submissions for its annual essay prize. The $500 award recognizes excellence in interdisciplinary scholarship on any nineteenth-century topic.
Articles that appeared in print in a journal or an edited collection in 2014 are eligible; if the date of publication is not 2014, but the essay appeared in 2014, it is eligible. Essays published in online, peer-reviewed journals are considered to be “in print” and are thus eligible.
Challenges in the History of Childhood Conference, QMUL Friday 16th January, 2015
Today H-PCAACA begins hosting “American Childhood in 25 Artifacts,” an online archive and discussion in collaboration with the Children and Childhood Studies Area of The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Associa