Playing with Space: Children and their Environment. Colloquium: Saturday 8 July 2017 9am – 5:30pm
Centre for the History of Childhood, Magdalen College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
The annual Centre for the History of Childhood Colloquium at Oxford University, UK, will be held on Saturday 8 July 2017 9-5:30. Please see the programme below. For registration details, please visit: http://www.history.ox.ac.uk/centre-history-childhood#tab-1-2, and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.00 – 9.20: Registration
9:20-9.30: Aims for the Colloquium: Playing with Space
9.30-11.00: Session 1: Children and their Environment – chair Laurence Brockliss
Leif Jerram (Manchester) Putting Children in their Place
Gina Crivello (Oxford) Children creating and pursuing ‘spaces of possibility’: evidence from Young Lives study of child poverty in Ethiopia
11.15-12.45: Session 2: Domestic spaces – chair Jane Humphries
Annemarieke Willemsen (National Museum of Antiquities, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) Places to Play in the Middle Ages: medieval toys and where they were found
Jane Hamlett (Royal Holloway) Making Home: children and their material worlds at home and school in Victorian and Edwardian England
2.00-3.30: Session 3: Institutional spaces – chair Christina de Bellaigue
Matthew Grenby (Newcastle) Young antiquarians
Shelly Newstead (UCL) Adventure playgrounds: places for play, or spaces for childhood?
3.45-5.15: Session 4: Wild spaces – chair George Rousseau
Steve Gunn and Tomasz Gromelski (Oxford) Children’s accidents and children’s environments in sixteenth-century England
Oenonie Kubie (Oxford) “The Streets Swarm With Children”: Children’s relationship to city space in Chicago, 1890-1930
5.15-5.30 Closing discussion: Playing with Space?