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Happy New Year from SSCIP on its 10 year anniversary, and a special interview with Grete Lillehammer

Happy New Year. 2017 marked the 10 year anniversary of SSCIP and I have the pleasure of talking with one of the founders of the Society and the social archaeology of childhood, Professor Grete Lillehammer from the Museum of Archaeology, … Continue reading

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Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past recent outreach activities

October was a busy month for the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past. On Saturday 14th October 2017, the society held a stall at The Big Biology Day at Staffordshire University. This annual event runs as part … Continue reading

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2018 Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past Conference in Vienna

The 11th annual conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past will be jointly organised by the Institute of Oriental and European Archaeology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Department of Anthropology of the … Continue reading

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Childhood in the Past, Part 2, Vol. 10 is out now!

Welcome to Part 2 of Volume 10 of Childhood in the Past, the journal of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCIP). This issue includes two research papers and five book reviews. In the first of … Continue reading

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Register now – 1st SSCIP Biannual Lecture “Excavating Literature for Signs of Childness”

The first SSCIP biannual lecture will be taking place on 25th October 2017 at Staffordshire University.  “Excavating Literature for Signs of Childness” Dr Farah Mendlesohn Abstract In this paper I will discuss how narratives around significant historical events–in this case … Continue reading

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The 10th anniversary edition of Childhood in the Past is out now!

Take a look at the contents of Childhood in the Past – Volume 10.1 – 2017: Editorial – Ten Years of Childhood in the Past Eileen M. Murphy Invited paper SSCIP: The First Ten Years Sally Crawford Research papers Landscapes … Continue reading

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Coming soon – CHILDREN, DEATH AND BURIAL: ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOURSES, VOLUME 5

COMING SOON – FROM CHILDHOOD IN THE PAST MONOGRAPH SERIES SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF CHILDHOOD IN THE PAST, EDITED BY EILEEN MURPHY AND MÉLIE LE ROY Children, Death and Burials assembles a panorama of studies with a focus on … Continue reading

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