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: 2015-16 Research Fellowships at the American Antiquarian Society

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.

CHC Ep1: What to Make of Child-Saving Discourse?

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:


ANN: History of Emotions Lecture at Queen Mary University

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.

Propuesta del Simposio INFANCIA, ADOLESCENCIA Y JUVENTUD, MIRADAS INTERDISCIPLINARIAS <juventudinfancia@hotmail.com>

ANN: INCS Essay Prize

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.