Monthly Archives: April 2016

Is this really a case of a 5,000 year old mother and baby? — The Bioarchaeology of Childhood | Sian Halcrow

A recent story of a 4,800-year-old ‘mother’ cradling a baby has been pulling at the heart strings of people worldwide with sensationalist headlines such as “Mother’s enduring love for baby revealed as 5000-year-old fossil found” and “Fossil of 5000-year-old mother … Continue reading

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Short interviews with SSCIP members: Dr Kirsty Squires

Our interviewee is Dr Kirsty Squires, who is a Lecturer in Osteoarchaeology in the Department of Forensic and Crime Science at Staffordshire University (UK). She has been a member of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past … Continue reading

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Calls for contributions to an upcoming SSCIP Monograph on 19th Century Childhoods

Jane Eva Baxter has announced an exciting opportunity to contribute to an upcoming Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP) Monograph on 19th Century Childhoods: I am currently seeking participants for a volume on 19th century childhoods … Continue reading

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Call for papers for the WAC conference symposium: Experiences of Children in Conflict

World Archaeological Congress (WAC-8), Kyoto, 28th August- 2nd September 2016. Session: T05-M Experiences of Children in Conflict NOTE: Early bird registration and submission of papers for the WAC8 conference CLOSES on April 30 Organisers: Kirsty Squires and Caroline Sturdy Colls … Continue reading

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