Approval, Ethics, First Draft (Project Update April 2021)

Just a quick update for the sake of posterity. Despite the difficulties presented for the covid-19 pandemic, the project is progressing well. In february the project was approved by the independent panel of supervisors and therefore research could begin. After submitting a proposal, the project has also been approved by the ethics committee. Since then … Continue reading Approval, Ethics, First Draft (Project Update April 2021)

Children of the Anthropocene: The Implications of the “Human Age” for the History of Childhood

DISCLAIMER: This article was written before the beginning of the 'North East Environments of Childhood' project, so is not strictly related. But I think it is relevant enough to be an interesting read. Download this article (Includes footnotes and bibliography)Download Positioning the History of Childhood Within the Anthropocene Debate Across the historical discipline the concept … Continue reading Children of the Anthropocene: The Implications of the “Human Age” for the History of Childhood

Anthropocene Ecologies of Nutrition and Economy

DISCLAIMER: This article was written before the beginning of the 'North East Environments of Childhood' project, so is not strictly related. But I think it is relevant enough to be an interesting read. Download this article (includes footnotes and bibliography)Download The Ethiopian drought of 1983 to 1985, that lead to a famine which left 1.2 … Continue reading Anthropocene Ecologies of Nutrition and Economy

The Child Botanical: A Case For Exploring The Intersection Between Environmental History and The History of Childhood

DISCLAIMER: This article was written before the beginning of the 'North East Environments of Childhood' project, so is not strictly related. But I think it is relevant enough to be an interesting read. Download this article (includes footnotes and bibliography)Download Childhood in Britain today, as a concept, is extremely precious to society. Children are pure, … Continue reading The Child Botanical: A Case For Exploring The Intersection Between Environmental History and The History of Childhood

Dead River: An Environmental History of the Tyne Improvement Commission 1850-1968CE

DISCLAIMER: This article was written before the beginning of the 'North East Environments of Childhood' project, so is not strictly related. But I think it is relevant enough to be an interesting read. Download this article (includes footnotes and bibliography)Download For men may come and men may go,But I go on forever.- Alfred Tennyson, ‘The … Continue reading Dead River: An Environmental History of the Tyne Improvement Commission 1850-1968CE