Grace Abbott Book Prize, Call for Submissions

Grace Abbott Book Prize – 2018   The Society for the History of Children and Youth (SHCY) is pleased to call for nominations for the best book in English on the history of children, childhood, or youth (broadly construed) published in the year 2018.   The award consists of a plaque and a check for…

Centuries of Childhood Conference

Hosted by the DCU School of History and Geography DATES: 15-16 June 2018 LOCATION: Dublin City University, St Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland This conference explores the history of children and childhood (including adolescence) in Ireland and beyond from the late sixteenth century onward. The conference’s name references Centuries of Childhood, the title of…

CFP: Centuries of Childhood, DCU 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS  Centuries of Childhood A conference on the history of children and childhood in Ireland and beyond Hosted by the School of History and Geography, Dublin City University Saturday, 16 June 2018 This conference’s name references Centuries of Childhood, the title of the 1962 English translation of Philippe Ariès’s  L’enfant et la vie…

Job opportunity–

Assistant Professor in Childhood and Social Institutions King’s University College at Western University, a Catholic Liberal Arts College, invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Programs, effective July 1, 2018 (subject to budgetary approval).  Candidates should hold a Ph.D., or be near completion.   The Childhood…

National Museum of Childhood Event Day in Dún Laoghaire

History of Irish Childhood Talks and Exhibition National Museum of Childhood Event Day, Dún Laoghaire, 19th August 2017 Join us to explore the history of Irish children and childhood at the National Museum of Childhood Event Day in Dún Laoghaire on Saturday, 19th August 2017. Two history sessions and an exhibition entitled Down Memory Lane…