Practical Approaches for Historians of Childhood and Youth

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Event Date : 09 Sep, 2019

Summary :

This one-day interdisciplinary workshop, running from 10am to 4pm, will address the practical challenges of being an historian of childhood and youth: working with children and young people, teaching modules on the history of childhood, publishing articles and books and working with external partners such as museums and schools.

Practical Approaches for Historians of Childhood and Youth Details

Venue :
University of Greenwich
City :
Country :
United Kingdom
Organiser :
Name: Dr Laura Tisdall, Email:, Institution: Queen Mary University of London

Speakers are as follows:

Dr Alana Harris & Dr Simon Sleight (KCL)
Teaching the history of childhood and youth to undergraduates, with discussion of their new module, Young Lives: Growing Up in Liverpool, London, Melbourne and Sydney, 1870-1970

Emily Russell (Palgrave), Julie Spraggon (Historical Research) & Mark Freeman (History of Education)
Roundtable: publishing on the history of childhood and youth

Dr Rachel Rosen (UCL)
Working with children as research participants

Kirsty Sullivan (V&A Museum of Childhood) & Laura Murdoch (Learning Officer from London Transport Museum, tbc)
Engaging with museums

The Brilliant Club
Impact and public engagement in schools

Further information about this workshop, as well as a booking link, can be found here.

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