The Expendables: Bioarchaeological Evidence for Child Labour during the Industrial Revolution in 18th-19th century England


Monday 12 November 2018, 4.15PM

Bioarchaeological isotopic evidence from sites in the north of England provide direct evidence for the impact of labour practices and structural inequalities on children during the industrial revolution. The skeletal remains provide new insights regarding the abuse and degradation to which these vulnerable members of society were subjected.

Location: The Philip Rahtz Lecture Theatre (K/133), King's Manor

Admission: This is part of the York Seminar series and is free to attend and open to all.