Introducing Short Interviews with SSCIP Members

To showcase the research and the multidisciplinary nature of SSCIP we will be featuring short interviews with our members. Our membership’s research covers a variety of approaches to the study of childhood in the past, from osteology, archaeology, history, literary studies, sociology, psychology and more, and includes all different time periods and places in the […]

SSCIP session on the osteoarchaeology of juveniles at the recent For the Love of Death conference, Philippines

Dr Simon Mays has just come back from a successful osteoarchaeology conference organised by the University of the Philippines. We share his comments about the conference and the SSCIP sponsored session. “Last week I attended a two-day conference in Manila, entitled ‘For the Love of Death: Human Osteoarchaeology in South-East Asia and the Pacific’, organised […]

Call for papers at the SSCIP Session at the European Association of Archaeologists Annual Conference – Vilnius, Lithuania – September 2016

Eileen Murphy and Grete Lillehammer invite papers to be considered for their SSCIP session on: Giving New Meaning to Cultural Heritage: The Old and the Young in Past Societies In archaeological studies of the past the humans in questions were often viewed as being adults in the prime of their lives and inadvertently male. Females […]

New Book on Care, Socialization and Play in Ancient Attica

Our SSCIP member, Maria Sommer, has a fascinating new book: Care, Socialization and Play in Ancient Attica: A Developmental Childhood Archaeological Approach By Maria Sommer and Dion Sommer Care, Socialization and Play in Ancient Attica scrutinizes in how infants and young children were nursed, cared for and socialized in the oikos (family unit). In what […]