The 2012 Sixth International Conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past
Children and their living spaces. Sharing spaces, sharing experiences
19th– 21st October 2012
University of Granada, Spain
The 2012 Autumn conference of the Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past will be held in the University of Granada, Spain from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st of October, when the theme will be Children and their living spaces. Sharing spaces, sharing experiences. As in previous years, the conference will include sessions addressing the conference theme and other aspects of recent research into children and childhood in the past.
In 2012, the themed sessions will aim to bring together scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines including History, Archaeology, Literature, Sociology, Anthropology and Architecture to consider different aspects of children and the use of space in the past,
- children’s use of space within the home, rules and negotiating processes; places used solely by children; places for learning and/or playing;
- how children construct their own spaces and how they share the spaces with other adults;
- children and the funerary spaces;
- children and their workplaces and conditions;
- how children´ spaces can be visible in archaeological records, texts or architecture;
- children´s places at museums.
As in previous ones, SSCIP Conference aims to widen knowledge and generate new perspectives on existing knowledge about childhood in the past and to stimulate new avenues for future research.
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English and Spanish during the conference. Papers could be presented in english or spanish. Abstracts in English (200 words) must be submitted by the 1st of September 2012 via email to Margarita Sánchez Romero: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is open until de 1rst of october at www.sscip.org.uk
Margarita Sánchez Romero. Universidad de Granada
Gonzalo Aranda Jiménez. Universidad de Granada
Eva Alarcón García. Universidad de Durham. Reino Unido
Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past
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