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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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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 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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Why do we give toys to children? Part 1

By Vicky Crewe, Project Co-Investigator, School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University

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Why do adults give toys to children? What do we … Read the rest

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Training Children with Toys c.1890-1914

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Objects made specifically for children, such as toys and games, reveal insights into adults’ … Read the rest

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