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: SHCY Feature on Child Soldiers

This week’s SHCY Features offers a JHCY book review with a recorded conversation between David Rosen and Robert Houle about Rosen’s 2015 Child Soldiers in the Western Imagination: From Patriots to Victims from Rutgers University Press.  http://www.shcy.org/features/books/child-soldiers-in-the-western-imagination-from-patriots-to-victims/

ANN: SHCY Feature on Child Placement in Rural America

This week’s SHCY Features includes a published JHCY review with a recorded conversation between Megan Birk and Jennifer Robin Terry about Birk's Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest (Univ. Illinois Press, 2015).  http://www.shcy.org/features/books/fostering-on-the-farm-child-placement-in-the-rural-midw...

ANN: SHCY Featured Students

This week SHCY Features offers a research reflection by doctoral candidate Peter Skagius from the Department of Childhood Studies at Linköping University, Sweden.  http://www.shcy.org/features/students/peter-skagius/

Last month, the "Featured Students" series aired a video presentation by William & Mary doctoral candidate Katherine Cartwright with Dr. Miranda Sachs.  http://www.shcy.org/features/students/katherine-s-cartwright/

ANN: SHCY Feature on Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt

This week’s SHCY Features includes a published JHCY review with a recorded conversation between Heidi Morrison and Nancy Gallagher about Morrison’s 2015 Childhood and Colonial Modernity in Egypt (Palgrave).  http://www.shcy.org/features/books/childhood-and-colonial-modernity-in-egypt/

Call for Papers: Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association

The PCB-AHA serves all members of the American Historical Association residing and working in the twenty-two states west of the Mississippi and the four western provinces of Canada. Our annual meeting brings together historians of all spatial, temporal, and thematic specializations.

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