A summer reading and viewing challenge…

Over the next few months, we are looking to build up a resource for those of us involved in the teaching of childhood and youth studies, in whatever guise or disciplinary space, with an emphasis on the relationship between childhood and public life, children’s participation, childhood agency, and children’s politics. We ask for your assistance in creating an arts & hums reading/viewing list for childhood and youth studies students and researchers.

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Activism on the edge of age

Activism on the edge of age was a two-day workshop funded through the ERC Connectors Study bringing together an interdisciplinary group of researchers working on activism broadly defined from the perspectives of ‘the everyday’ and the life course.

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Earliest political memories in the classroom

Last autumn we ran an experimental online public engagement series called ‘earliest political memories’. We collected a total of 68 memories that were generously contributed by members of the public. You can read all the contributions here. The series caught the attention of our colleague Rachel O’Connell in the School of English who convenes the …

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