To preserve, study and communicate the experience of childhood, and the values of curiosity, creativity and learning. It is committed to defending children’s competence, curiosity, imagination, ambition, desires and their fundamental human rights.

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Travels on a fish
To the children of Ukraine

Travels on a fish

Preview of the perfomance for children and families that will take place at the Biblioteca Braidense in the weeks before Christmas: “Travels on a fish” by Tom Seidmann-Freud (1923).

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February 24th, 2022

To the children of Ukraine

In every war, it is the children who suffer. Fathers, brothers and uncles are sent out to risk their lives; families are destroyed; mothers huddle with their children in air-raid shelters waiting for the worst.

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What we do.

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The Book House.

The Bookhouse is an enchanted space, a space that doesn’t enclose, but enhances the experience of reading. The idea was born in a simple story written for a three year-old, and became reality in the hands of her mother. Now the Bookhouse can belong to any child who wants a special place to spend time with books.

The Book House project is non-profit, any revenue from its sale will be re-invested in one of CIRCI’s initiatives.
The cost of the Book House is 200 euros (+VAT) excluding shipping.

Pre-order your Book House now

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The study of the culture of childhood is the key to understanding our past in its fullness, our present in its complexity, and our future in its uncertainty and promise.

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CIRCI depends on the support of generous individuals, foundations and companies.
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With the support of
Fondazione Berti
A special thanks to
The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Foundation
Francesco Brioschi
Miel de Botton
Francesco Baggi Sisini

Contacts: International Centre for Research in the Culture of Childhood
Via Brera 28 | 20145 Milano (Italy) | CF 97916010156

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