Registration NOW OPEN – Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Conference

Rebels Without a Cause? Accessing and Exploring Adolescents/Adolescence in the Past

12th Annual Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Conference

Location: University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, U.K

Dates:  30th October – 1st November 2019
Organisers: Dr Katie Hemer, Dr Sophie Newman

Host Department: Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield

The 2019 SSCIP Conference seeks to explore the many facets of adolescence, and how scholars from diverse fields of research offer nuanced insight into the lives of those occupying this unique stage in the life course in the past. Papers are sought from researchers working on adolescence across the Humanities and Social Sciences (e.g. Archaeology, Art History, Anthropology, History, English literature etc.). This interdisciplinary conference is supported by the Sheffield Centre for the Archaeology of Childhood


Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Jane Eva Baxter (DePaul University, USA) and Dr Mary Lewis (University of Reading, UK).

Conference Registration Details

Please visit the University of Sheffield Online Store for further information and to register for the conference –

Waged SSCIP member £50
Waged non-member £75
Student/Unwaged/Retired/Qualifying country SSCIP member* £40
Student/Unwaged/Retired/Qualifying country non-member* £50

*please note that you may be asked to provide evidence of your student status

If you would like to attend the conference dinner (an additional £30) on the Thursday evening, please ensure you select this when booking your delegate rate.

Conference registration will close on the 30th September 2019, but please note that spaces are limited. If you are planning to submit an abstract for the conference, please do register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Abstract Submission – still open!

Please submit an abstract for a podium or poster presentation (max 200 words) to by 31st July 2019.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, registration, or conference dinner, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us (