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– […]

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 Biannual Lecture by Creighton Avery (McMaster University)

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 […]

Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Biannual Lecture – Tuesday 18th May 2021

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 […]

Call for Papers – Locus Ludi International Conference, Fribourg University, June 22-24, 2021

A call for papers has now been released for the the Locus Ludi International Conference “Toys as Cultural Artefacts in Ancient Greek and Roman Cultures: Anthropological and Material Approaches“. Organised by the ERC Locus Ludi research team, the conference will be held at Fribourg University, with options to attend in person or remotely. See below […]

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 […]

Call for papers: EAA 2020 Budapest, Hungary – Session 281: The Archaeology of Baptism in Early Modern Europe.

Please see below for a session being organised at the European Association of Archaeologists’ annual conference which is taking place in Budapest from 26-30 August 2020. The session organisers are Eileen Murphy and Colm Donnelly (Queen’s University Belfast), Mark Guillon (Université de Bordeaux) and Émilie Portat (Direction de l’archéologie, Chartres Métropole). The deadline for submission […]

Osteoarchaeology Training for 14-25 year olds

The Council for British Archaeology is partnering with English Heritage and The Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past  (SSCIP) to deliver a free event, tailored for 14-25 year-olds. The half-day training session will provide the opportunity to learn about the children who lived in medieval Barton, through an examination of their skeletal remains, excavated from the environs of St Peter’s […]