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Spaces and Places of Childhood and Youth

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

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The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

By Dr Hannah Newton ‘How can you study such a depressing topic?’ I am often asked this question. The subject of my research – children’s illness in the early modern period – doesn’t exactly sound like a barrel of laughs. … Continue reading

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