Childhood in the Past, Part 2, Vol. 10 is out now!

Welcome to Part 2 of Volume 10 of Childhood in the Past, the journal of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP). This issue includes two research papers and five book reviews. In the first of the research papers Jennifer Bengtson highlights the lack of infant-focused research that has been undertaken […]

Register now – 1st SSCIP Biannual Lecture “Excavating Literature for Signs of Childness”

The first SSCIP biannual lecture will be taking place on 25th October 2017 at Staffordshire University.  “Excavating Literature for Signs of Childness” Dr Farah Mendlesohn Abstract In this paper I will discuss how narratives around significant historical events–in this case the English Civil War–have triple layered constructions of childhood, sometimes (but not always) attempting to […]