The University of Alcalá is delighted to invite you to the 14th Annual Conference for the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP), hosted by Dr. Daniel Justel Vicente. This meeting will take place from November 8th to November 10th 2022, in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain), and the main theme will be “Valuing Children: Past and Present”. “It […]
The first SSCIP biannual lecture for 2022 is due to be held online on the 28th March 2022, 4-5pm (GMT) Our guest speaker Dr April Nowell (University of Victoria, Canada) will give a talk on – Growing Up in the Ice Age: Were Children Drivers of Human Cultural Evolution? It is estimated that in prehistoric […]
The free virtual workshop ‘Emerging Adolescence’, hosted by Creighton Avery and Megan Brickley of McMaster University, and Mary Lewis of Reading University, is now less than a week away! See below for more information, and follow this link for details on how to register.
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 […]
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.
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– […]
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 […]
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 […]
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]
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 […]