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by Dr Hannah Newton [i] My favourite thing about being a historian is reading other people’s diaries. I began to realise this at the tender age of eight, when our teacher asked us to write a series of diary entries … Continue reading
By Dr Jeremy Burchardt This was the final event of the Department’s 2014-15 Annual Research Theme, on the history of childhood and youth. Children’s history is very much an academic growth area, and the aim of the symposium was to … Continue reading
Department of History, University of Reading, Thursday 24th September, 2015 Keynote speaker: Professor Melanie Tebbutt (Manchester Metropolitan University) This one-day symposium marks the culmination of the Department’s 2014/15 annual research theme on childhood and youth history. Until recently, … Continue reading
Many congratulations to Dr Hannah Newton whose article “The Dying Child in 17th century England” has been published in the prestigious journal Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Abstract The emerging field of pediatric palliative care recommends that … Continue reading