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.
Mark your calenders for the 1st-2nd November 2021 for the free virtual workshop ‘Emerging Adolescence’, hosted by Creighton Avery and Megan Brickley of McMaster University, and Mary Lewis of Reading University. See below for more information regarding registration.
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 […]
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 […]
Report by Dr Ellen Kendall After a very quiet 2020, SSCIP held its first online Biannual Lecture of 2021 on Tuesday 18th May, welcoming Creighton Avery from McMaster University, Canada. Creighton is currently a PhD candidate researching biological and social elements of coming of age in the Roman Empire. For the biannual lecture, she presented […]
The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past are delighted to announce the first online biannual lecture of 2021! It is free to attend, and will be held virtually on Tuesday 18th May 2021, 2pm-3pm (GMT). Our first guest speaker will be Creighton Avery (McMaster University) who will be exploring Roman childhood diet […]
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 […]