Reminder: ‘Children at War’ lecture Feb 4th 5pm St Hugh’s

St Hugh’s College and The Maison Française d’oxford are pleased to announce the following talk:

Monday 4th February, 5.00pm,

Mordan Hall, St Hugh’s College

 Children at War: Civilian Evacuation

and the Politics of Childhood in France

and Great Britain, 1939-45”

 lecture by Laura Lee Downs

Professor Downs has published widely on histories of gender and childhood in Britain and France. Her publications include: Writing Gender History (2004), Childhood in the Promised Land: Working-class movements and the Colonies de Vacances in France, 1880-1960 (2002). Director of Studies at the EHESS for many years, she is now Professor of History at the European University Institute in Florence, holding the Chair in Gender History of Europe in the World.



Chair: Jane Caplan, St Antony’s College



– All welcome –

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