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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Growing up in the Roman Empire: A multidisciplinary approach to Roman childhood An evening event held in the beautiful World Heritage site of Durham Castle. Two talks by leading experts in Roman childhood bring together a wide range of archaeological, skeletal and historical evidence for understanding the experience, perceptions and care of children in the […]