University of Oxford - Humanities Division

Centre for the History of Childhood

The first research centre in its field in the UK, the Centre for the History of Childhood promotes research into the history of childhood, both within and outside Oxford. It encourages links between historians and social scientists and childcare professionals, with a view to providing an historical dimension to contemporary approaches to children and childhood.

Co-Directors: Professor Laurence Brockliss, Professor of Early Modern French History and Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Magdalen College Oxford, and Professor George Rousseau, Magdalen College Oxford.
Date established: 2003
Address: Faculty of History, Old Boys’ School, Oxford OX1 2RL
Phone: 01865 615000