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 Society for the History of Children and Youth is pleased to announce that 2016 Grace Abbott Book Prize has been awarded to David Pomfret's Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia (Stanford UP).
The prize committee of Anna Mae Duane, Helle Strandgaard Jensen, and Sabine Fruhstuck wrote:
The JHCY Best Article Prize selection committee (MJ Maynes, Rebecca Friedman, and Birgitte Soland) has selected the winner and one honorable mention for Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth Best Article Prize for 2016. The winner receives a certificate and $250.
Sarah Walters: “’Child! Now You Are’: Identity Registration, Labor, and the Definition of Childhood in Colonial Tanganyika, 1910-1950”
"Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth” Seminar facilitated by Anna Mae Duane and Karen Sánchez-Eppler
THE GIRLS’ HISTORY & CULTURE NETWORK of the Society for the History of Children and Youth
We invite all scholars, students, library and museum professionals, teachers, activists, and writers, to join the Girls’ History & Culture Network (GHCN), newly established under the auspices of the Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY).
CFP: “Children, Youth, and War Symposium,” at the University of Georgia
Call for Papers: 2018 ChLA Diversity Committee’s Annual Sponsored Panel
Simposio 14/2 Las múltiples infancias y sus historias en las Américas y Caribe, en el 56 CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE AMERICANISTAS, SALAMANCA 2018, 56 ICA (LLAMADA)
EL SIMPOSIO 14/2 Las múltiples infancias y sus historias en las Américas y Caribe, ocurrirá en el 56 56 CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE AMERICANISTAS (I56 ICA), en SALAMANCA, ESPAÑA, 15 al 20 de JULIO de 2018.