Conference Announcement: Compassion and Care

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Compassion and Care: Emotions and Experience in the Care of Children through History
The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, Manchester
23-24 March 2023

  • An interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers working on care
    experience, including historians, sociologists, social workers and care organisations
    (online and in-person).
  • A drop-in collections encounter led by curators on the histories of care revealed in
    documents, photographs and objects from the John Rylands archives.
  • A public roundtable discussing new directions in the history of care.

View the full programme here:

Online registration for the daytime conference panels is available here:

In-person registration for the evening public roundtable is available here:

*there are limited spaces available for in-person attendance for the daytime conference
panels, please email, first come first served*
The events are free and open to all, but please register for the panels and public roundtable.


Image Credits: Knebworth Cottage Home, 1894, Ó The Children’s Society.