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Spaces and Places of Childhood and Youth

We conclude our Annual Research Theme for 2014-2015 with a one-day conference on Spaces and Places of Childhood and Youth The Cedars, Whiteknights, University of Reading Thursday 24th September, 2015   Special thanks to Dr Jeremy Burchardt for organising a … Continue reading

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Dr Hannah Newton wins the Medical History Book Prize

Dr Hannah Newton has been awarded the European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) 2015 Book Prize. The Prize is granted to the best medical history monograph published in the last two years, on any aspect or … 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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