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 […]
Editorial by Eileen Murphy: It is with much pleasure that I welcome you to the spring issue of Volume thirteen of Childhood in the Past, the journal of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP). The issue starts with a thought-provoking invited piece by Farah Mendlesohn which explores the genre of […]
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 […]
The 11th annual conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past was held from the 22nd – 24th September 2018 at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, Austria. This awe-inspiring museum is world renowned for its collections and is home to the Venus of Willendorf. The theme of this year’s […]
If you are in Milan over the next few months, you might like to have a look at a new exhibition, curated by Cristina Cattaneo and Claudia Lambrugo, at the Antiquarium ‘Alda Levi’ in Milan. Exploring the archaeology and anthropology of childhood, it’s on from the 15th May to the 3rd November 2018.