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European Doctoral School of Demography

Two courses, early September 2018 through July 2019 in Rostock (Germany) and Odense (Denmark)

The European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) is a formation programme for PhD students. Participation is free but participants need to go through a competitive application process. Successful completion of the School results in a European Research Certificate of Demography provided under the auspices of the European Association for Population Studies (EAPS).

The programme consists of two courses, the preparatory course will be given at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock (Germany), the core course at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense.

The application deadline is 15 March 2018. Early applicants will be able to get early feedback about prospects for admission.
Get more information at the EDSD website.

EDSD

Summer School in Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology

Two sessions between 4 June and 20 July 2018 in Pisa (Italy).

The University of Pisa and the Institute for Research and Learning in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology (IRLAB) organise a summer school during which participants are trained in basic skills in osteoarchaeology and paleopathology. There are two sessions:

  1. 4 to 22 June 2018
  2. 2 to 20 July 2018

The participation fee is 1300€ and includes course activities, lunch and dinner.

Get more information from the summer school webpage.

Mortuary Archaeology Field School in Giecz

Two sessions, from 25 June to 11 August 2018 in Giecz (Poland).
The Mortuary Archaeology Field School in Giecz, Poland is accepting applications for the summer 2018 field season. Site Gz10 is an inhumation cemetery dating to the beginning of the 11th century AD (early Medieval). Excavations to-date have revealed 70+ well-preserved burials, including males, females, and children. Field school participants will gain unique experience excavating human burials and receive training in archaeological field and lab methods as well as human osteology and bioarchaeology.
There are two sessions:
  • 25 June – 18 July 2018
  • 19 July – 11 August 2018

The application deadline is 15 March 2018.

Get more information at the field school website.
Questions can be directed to fieldwork@slavia.org
Slavia field school

Field School Pozzeveri 2018

two sessions, 18 June to 10 August 2018, in Badia Pozzeveri (Italy)

The Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology at Badia Pozzeveri (Lucca, Italy) is an academic program aimed at training students in archaeological and bioarchaeological field and laboratory methods. Archaeological field methods taught during the course include the following:

  • Archaeological survey and excavation
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and informatics
  • Bioarchaeological field and research methods
  • History & Material Culture
  • Recovery, restoration, and analysis of human skeletal remains.

There are two sessions:

  1. 18 June to 13 July 2018
  2. 16 July to 10 August 2018

The application deadline is 20 May 2018. Tuition for one session are 2,250 USD, for both 4,000 USD.

The field school is a project of the University of Pisa and managed by the Institute for Research and Learning in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology (IRLAB).

Get more information from the field school website.

Investigation of Vitamin D deficiency Using Teeth

30 July to 3 August 2018

‘Bring Your Own Teeth’ – A practical course on using teeth to investigate vitamin D deficiency

Prof. Dr. Megan Brickley of McMaster University announced a practical 5-day-course at McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada) through her account at ResearchGate on 28 November 2017. Participants will be taught the method for analysing vitamin D deficiency developed at McMaster University by analysing two teeth they provide themselves.

Course fees are CAD$795 per person and cover course participation and all laboratory costs.

Detailed information can be obtained from the Anthropology Department at McMaster University by emailing anthdep@mcmaster.ca. Initial expressions of interest should be made by 16 February 2018, allocation of places will begin on 1 March.

The methods covered in the course are detailed in the following journal articles:

D’Ortenzio, L. Ribot, I. Raguin, E. Schattmann, A. Bertrand, B.Kahlon, B. & Brickley, M. The Rachitic Tooth: The use of radiographs as a screening technique. In press. International Journal of Paleopathology.

D’Ortenzio, L. Ribot, I. Raguin, E. Schattmann, A. Bertrand, B.Kahlon, B. & Brickley, M. 2016. The Rachitic Tooth: A histological examination. Journal of Archaeological Science. 74:152-163.

Arbeitskreistreffen „Präparate menschlicher Herkunft in universitären Sammlungen“

8./9. März 2018 in München

Der Arbeitskreis „Präparate menschlicher Herkunft in universitären Sammlungen“ wird sich voraussichtlich am 8. und 9. März 2018 in München zum Thema „Erhaltung/Restaurierung von Präparaten und Modellen in medizinischen Sammlungen“ treffen. Daneben sind außerdem allgemeine, die Anliegen der Sammlungen berührende Themen willkommen. Eine offizielle Einladung mit näheren Hinweisen folgt.

Dies teilte Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Reinhard Putz am 02.05.2017 auf der Onlineplattform der Koordinierungsstelle für wissenschaftliche Universitätssammlungen in Deutschland mit.

Gender Transformations in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies

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8 to 10 March 2018, Kiel (Germany)

Workshop organised by the DFG-funded collaborative research centre „Scales of Transformation: Human-Environmental Interaction in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies.

  • Tracing gender transformations
  • Gendering shaping environment
  • Gendering fieldwork

Abstract submission deadline: 31 October 2017

Call for Papers