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 […]

SSCIP sponsored session at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology

Post by Kirsty Squires and Esme Hookway Another year, another Society for American Archaeology (SAA) conference. This year the conference took place between 10th-14th April 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP) sponsored the “Health and Welfare of Children in the Past” session, organised by Esme […]

A summary of the 11th annual conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna

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 […]

The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Conference on familial relationships

The Family in Past Perspective: an Interdisciplinary Exploration of Familial Relationships Through Time Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd September 2016 – St. Chad’s College, Durham University Report by Conference Organisers: Rebecca Gowland and Ellen Kendall The 9th annual SSCIP Conference took place at St. Chad’s College, Durham University from the 20th – 22nd of September. The meeting […]

Finding interactions between the old and young in past societies – SSCIP sponsored session at EAA in Vilnius

Committee members Eileen Murphy and Grete Lillehammer are currently at the European Association of Archaeologists 22nd Annual Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, chairing a  SSCIP sponsored session “Giving New Meaning to Cultural Heritage – The Old and the Young in Past Societies”. Eileen tells me, “Since older members of society, particularly grandparents, can play such an […]

Short interviews with SSCIP members: Katie Hemer

Our interviewee is Dr Katie Hemer. Dr Hemer is currently a University of Sheffield Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, and will start her Lectureship there next year. She is the SSCIP Membership Secretary. Tell me a little bit about your research? To date, my research has mainly focused on the study of cemetery populations from early medieval […]