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SGA Workshop „Modern Inhumations“

15 November 2019 in Basel (Switzerland).

The Swiss Society for Anthropology (SGA) and the Working Group for Historical Anthropology of Switzerland (AGHAS) will hold their annual meeting on 16 November 2019. On the previous day, there will be a workshop entitled

The value of modern inhumations for anthropological and archaeological research

Among other topics, the event will cover perimortem trauma, traces of medical treatment, organic remains and accompanying finds in modern burials. Instructors will be Geneviève Perréard Lopreno, Claudine Abegg (both from Geneva) and the GfA members Gerhard Hotz (Basel) and Negahnaz Moghaddam (Lausanne).

The workshop requires registration until 21 October 2019. A registration form is announced to be made available through the SGA website. Alternatively, forms can be requested from Martin Häusler at the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine in Zurich.


Palaeopathology Summer School

27 July to 7 August 2020 in Durham (UK).

The course at the Archaeology Department of Durham University is aimed at participants who wish to have a concentrated period of learning about and practising palaeopathology through lectures and laboratory sessions.

More detailed information is coming up on the department website. The course was held for the first time in 2019 and the related webpage is still accessible. If you are interested to participate, please contact Professor Charlotte Roberts via email.

Durham University

Evolution-Festival im Neanderthal Museum

22./23.11.2019 in Mettmann (Deutschland).

Das Neanderthal Museum veranstaltet am 22. und 23. November 2019 unter dem Titel „Evolution-Festival“ eine zweitägiges Programm zur Evolution des Menschen, welches sich an die speziell interessierte Öffentlichkeit wendet. Neben Workshops und Veranstaltungen in der Museumsausstellung wird es eine Reihe von Fachvorträgen geben.

Unter anderen werden am Samstag (23. Nov.) zwei GfA-Mitglieder vortragen. Prof. Dr. Friedemann Schrenk wird mit dem Übersichtsvortrag „Ursprünge, Umbrüche und Umwege – sechs Millionen Jahre Mensch“ zu hören sein. Prof. Dr. Martin Brüne stellt die Frage „Sind die Neanderthaler etwa Schuld an modernen Krankheiten? Ein Beitrag zur evolutionären Medizin“.

Der Teilnahmebeitrag ist 32€ (ermäßigt 29€) für Freitag (22. Nov.) und 17€ (14€) für Samstag (23. Nov.). Bis zum 13.10.2019 wird ein Frühbucherrabatt von 20% gewährt. Das vollständige Programm und weitere Informationen zur Veranstaltung finden Sie auf der Museumswebsite.

Neanderthal Museum

FACES Courses „3D Computerised Facial Reconstruction“

28 to 31 October and 25 to 28 November 2019 in Tübingen (Germany).

Forensic Archaeological Craniofacial Evaluation & Service (FACES) is a work group of the Paleoanthropology Department at Tübingen University (Germany), led by GfA member Katerina Harvati. The group promotes research and training in craniofacial identification and offers services in this area.

FACES offers the formation course „3D Computerised Facial Reconstruction“ covering the following topics: 3D objects and file types, post-processing, skeletal and muscular anatomy of the head and neck, principles of forensic and archaeological reconstructions and prediction of the nose and mouth. The course includes a practical facial reconstruction study.

Get more information and register at the course webpage.