SSCIP Annual Conference – University of Otago, New Zealand 2021 – Registration and conference schedule

A reminder that the 13th Annual SSCIP Conference is being held via Zoom from the 25th to 28th of October (British Summer Time). It is hosted and organised by Associate Professor Siân Halcrow of the University of Otago, New Zealand, and has been scheduled into eight short sessions over four days to accommodate the different time zones of participants. Keynote […]

SSCIP Annual Conference – University of Otago, New Zealand 2021 – Registration now open!

The conference, hosted by Associate Professor Siân Halcrow of the University of Otago, New Zealand, will be held on the 25th to 28th October 2021. The conference theme this year is – The Maternal-Infant Nexus in the Past. It will be free to attend, and in an online format, please register via Eventbrite here.

Event – XV Jornadas Nacionales de Antropología Biológica – Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 19th-22nd 2021

The XV Jornadas Nacionales de Antropología Biológica, will be held in the city of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 19th-22nd 2021. This is a biannual event that gathers biological anthropologists from all subdisciplines of basic and applied research, for example (and not limited to); – American Settlement– Human Growth and Nutrition– Bioarcheology– Paleopathology– […]

New Publication – The Family in Past Perspective – discount available for a limited time!

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book edited by Ellen Kendall and Ross Kendall focusing on families in the past. Developing out of the 9th Annual SSCIP Conference held in Durham, UK in 2016, The Family in Past Perspective integrates interdisciplinary perspectives from archaeology, history, art history, and bioarchaeology to contextualise the […]

SSCIP Annual Conference – University of Otago, New Zealand 2021 – Call for Papers

Abstract submission for the 13th Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP) is now open! The conference, hosted by Associate Professor Siân Halcrow of the University of Otago, New Zealand, will be held on the 25th to 28th October 2021. The conference theme this year is – The […]

Conference Programme – Locus Ludi International Conference, Fribourg University, June 22-23, 2021

Upcoming event – please click the link below to download the Locus Ludi International Conference “Toys as Cultural Artefacts in Ancient Greek and Roman Cultures: Anthropological and Material Approaches” conference programme. This event is hosted by the ERC Locus Ludi research team, and all those interested can subscribe for the Skype link by writing to [email protected]

Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Biannual Lecture, May 2021 – Now available online!

On the 18th May 2021, SSCIP hosted its first online biannual lecture. Our first guest speaker was Creighton Avery (McMaster University) with their talk ‘Gendered Childhood Diets: An Analysis of Dietary Stable Isotopes in Tooth Dentine in Roman Gaul‘ A link to the presentation can now be found here, and please consider subscribing to our […]

SSCIP Monograph by Katharina Rebay-Salisbury and Doris Pany-Kucera – Ages and Abilities – featured on ÖAI Book Lounge

The ninth volume in the SSCIP monograph series – Ages and Abilities – has been featured on the Austrian Archaeological Institute’s Book Lounge. Edited by Katharina Rebay-Salisbury and Doris Pany-Kucera, it explores social responses to childhood stages from the late Neolithic to Classical Antiquity in Central Europe and the Mediterranean. It is available now in print and open […]

The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past team up with the Young Archaeologists’ Club and English Heritage to deliver juvenile osteology training sessions

Saturday 29th February 2020 was a very busy day for the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past. The society teamed up with the Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC, Council for British Archaeology) and English Heritage to deliver an outreach session for 14-25 year olds as part of the ‘Shout Out Loud’ project in […]