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

Seeking Panelists - SHCY 2015 - Last chance

We are still looking for one more panelist (or potentially a panelist and a commentator) for the 2015 SHCY conference.  Our theme is about familial relationships (including personal and sexual relationships beyond marriage) and their impact on childhood. We are also interested in the lifelong impact of children's experience with family relationships. We have papers on modern American and early modern Britain and will consider papers from any time/place. 

Seeking Panelists - SHCY 2015 - Authority

Seeking panelists for the 8th Biennial Conference of the Society for the History of Children and Youth, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada on June 24th - 26th 2015. The main theme of the event is: "In Relation: Children, Youth and Belonging". Please see this link for more details: http://shcyhome.org/conference/

Proposed panel: ‘Care/Coercion/Conformity: Relationships between children, youths, and the adult world of authority'

ANN: Girlhood Studies (Vol. 7, Issue 2) - A Girl's Education

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Girlhood Studies has been published by Berghahn Journals. This issue of GHS, broadly based, however accidentally, on the theme of a girl’s education, also includes reviews of two books, both by leading authors in the area of girlhood studies in the US. As this issue of Girlhood Studies goes to press, we are excited to announce that starting with Volume 8, we will be publishing three issues a year instead of two.