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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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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 Dying Child in 17th Century England

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

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