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Category: Workshop

Agents of Future Promise: Children’s Burden or Benefit?

Our final film gives an overview of our 3rd September workshop and some responses to it. Any more thoughts are welcome below or on Twitter, using the hashtag #children2015.… Read the rest

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Let Toys Be Toys

In this film, Jess Day, of Let Toys Be Toys, discusses the work of the organisation in campaigning around gender and children’s toys. She discusses how the explicit gendering … Read the rest

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What do toys tell us about children’s roles in the British empire?

This film features a presentation from Vicky Crewe (University of Cardiff) discussing her research into children’s toys during and after the Second Boer War (1899-1902). This presentation was given at … Read the rest

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Girls’ Rights Campaigning in the UK and Beyond – Plan UK

In this film, Kerry Smith, Head of Advocacy, Campaigns and Research at Plan UK describes their advocacy work with children, which aims to bring about policy change in the area … Read the rest

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Their Rights, Their Story – War Child campaigning

This film features a presentation from Matt Ruuska of War Child, discussing their approach to portraying children in their campaigning. It features highly emotive clips from their recent campaigns, … Read the rest

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How did the Vichy regime of wartime France use children to further its goals?

In this film, Lindsey Dodd (University of Huddersfield) talks about her research into the mobilisation of children in Vichy France, 1940-44. This presentation was given at the project workshop on … Read the rest

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How were children mobilised to represent the future during the Second World War in Britain?

In this film, Principal Investigator Laura King (University of Leeds) talks about her research into the use of children in envisaging the future in Britain, during and after the Second … Read the rest

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Workshop Report: Children’s Benefit or Burden, by Helen Roche

On 3rd September 2015, we held a workshop about the use of children to represent the future at King’s College London. Here, Helen Roche gives a full report on the Read the rest

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Children’s Benefit or Burden? Reflections of Laura Tisdall, University of Oxford

On 3rd September 2015, we held a workshop about the use of children to represent the future at King’s College London. Here, Laura Tisdall gives her thoughts on the day Read the rest

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Children’s Burden or Benefit? Storify

Workshop exploring representations of children, past and present, on 3 September 2015

Workshop exploring representations of children, past and present, on 3 September 2015

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Children’s Benefit or Burden? Reflections from Alice Violett, University of Essex

On 3rd September 2015, we held a workshop about the use of children to represent the future at King’s College London. Here, Alice Violett gives her thoughts on the day Read the rest

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Film: Children’s Benefit or Burden? History & Policy Workshop

In this film, Principal Investigator Laura King (University of Leeds) discusses the upcoming workshop on 3 September 2015 at King’s College London, which will consider how and why children have … Read the rest

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Film: Our Children, Our Future – History & Policy Workshop

In this film, Principal Investigator Laura King (University of Leeds) discusses the upcoming workshop on 3 September 2015 at King’s College London, which will consider how and why children have … Read the rest

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Children and childhood in history – does it matter today?

laura kingBy Laura King, Principal Investigator, School of History, University of Leeds

‘Have mothers and parenthood been sufficiently recognised in their contribution towards the community? More attention should be paid Read the rest

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