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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 508: The Experiences of Growing Up in Medieval Society, I

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Centre for the Study of the Middle Ages, University of Birmingham
Organiser:Miriam Müller, Department of History, University of Birmingham
Moderator/Chair:Miriam Müller, Department of History, University of Birmingham
Paper 508-aTerrible Teens: Osteological Evidence for Migration, Work, and Health in Medieval England
(Language: English)
Mary Elizabeth Lewis, Department of Archaeology, University of Reading
Index terms: Anthropology, Archaeology - General, Economics - Urban, Social History
Paper 508-bStop Playing the Galaunt: The Renunciation of Youth in 15th-Century England
(Language: English)
Emily Jane Rozier, Department of English, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Mentalities, Social History
Paper 508-cKilled by Evil-Doers and Bitten by Pigs: The Hazardous Experiences of Medieval Childhood as Shown through Coroner's Rolls
(Language: English)
Janine Bryant, School of History & Cultures, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Daily Life, Law, Social History

Two linked sessions will explore aspects of the daily lives and experiences of children and adolescents in medieval society. The sessions will emphasise interdisciplinarity and thereby allow comparisons and connections to be drawn between different areas of research, by both established as well as new researchers.