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- Childhood in the Past, Part 2, Vol. 10 is out now!
- Register now – 1st SSCIP Biannual Lecture “Excavating Literature for Signs of Childness”
- The 10th anniversary edition of Childhood in the Past is out now!
- Coming soon – CHILDREN, DEATH AND BURIAL: ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOURSES, VOLUME 5
- Call for papers: SSCIP conference, Mexico City, Nov 2017
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
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
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
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