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Call for papers at EAA 2019 for session on systemic approaches to juvenile funerary rituals.

Note that the deadline for this is fast approaching: 14th February   Advertisements

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Across the Generations: The old and the young in past societies

Childhood in the Past Monograph Series: Volume 8 is now available! Across the Generations: The old and the young in past societies, edited by G. Lillehammer and E. Murphy. Follow the link for full access through AmS-Skrifter.

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Conceptions of Childhood Lecture Series and Reading Group

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SSCIP at the Big Biology Day 2018

On 13th October, the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past held a stall for the second year running at the Big Biology Day at Staffordshire University.  This year, PhD students Esme Hookway (Staffordshire University) and Marion Shiner … Continue reading

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A summary of the 11th annual conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna

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 … Continue reading

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Ancient Family: Bioarchaeology, Infant Health, and Disease — The Bioarchaeology of Childhood | Sian Halcrow

This week I’m tweeting for @RealScientists. Please come by and say hello. Here is my intro: http://realscientists.org/2018/09/29/ancient-family-bioarchaeology-infant-health-and-disease/ by Sarah Faber · September 29, 2018 Real Scientists is in Aotearoa/New Zealand this week with Dr Siân Halcrow (@ancientchildren), a bioarchaeologist and … Continue reading

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“Children at Work” session at the EAAs

Yesterday, the ‘Children at Work’ session was held at the European Assocaition of Archaeologists meeting in Barcelona, organised by Melie Le Roy (Queen’s University, Belfast) and Caroline Polet (Universite libre de Bruxelles). The session involved papers ranging from the Neolithic … Continue reading

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