History researcher wins best paper award

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Helle Strandgaard JensenOn 14 December Helle Strandgaard Jensen, a history researcher at the EUI, received the Best Paper Award at the Child and Teen Consumption 2012 conference in Milan.

Strandgaard Jensen’s paper, ‘Consuming ‘the classics’: The making of childhood history through consumption politics’, was one of two to be picked for the award. While the conference focused broadly on consumer culture, it looked in particular at food, communication, lifestyle and fashion.