The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Conference on familial relationships

The Family in Past Perspective: an Interdisciplinary Exploration of Familial Relationships Through Time Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd September 2016 – St. Chad’s College, Durham University Report by Conference Organisers: Rebecca Gowland and Ellen Kendall The 9th annual SSCIP Conference took place at St. Chad’s College, Durham University from the 20th – 22nd of September. The meeting […]

Finding interactions between the old and young in past societies – SSCIP sponsored session at EAA in Vilnius

Committee members Eileen Murphy and Grete Lillehammer are currently at the European Association of Archaeologists 22nd Annual Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, chairing a  SSCIP sponsored session “Giving New Meaning to Cultural Heritage – The Old and the Young in Past Societies”. Eileen tells me, “Since older members of society, particularly grandparents, can play such an […]

Short interviews with SSCIP members: Katie Hemer

Our interviewee is Dr Katie Hemer. Dr Hemer is currently a University of Sheffield Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, and will start her Lectureship there next year. She is the SSCIP Membership Secretary. Tell me a little bit about your research? To date, my research has mainly focused on the study of cemetery populations from early medieval […]