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FASE Advanced Course 2019

12 – 14 September 2019 in Brussels (Belgium).

The Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe (FASE) gives a methodological course each year, alternating at a basic or advanced level. In 2019, an advanced course is held at the Université Libre’s Laboratory of Anatomy, Biomechanics and Organogenesis (LABO) in Brussels on the following topics:

  • Application of biomechanics in trauma analysis
  • Application of biomechanics in the analysis of pathological skeletal changes
  • Gait analysis

The deadline for abstracts is 1 July 2019. Registration and payment of fees is accepted until 1 August 2019. Registration fees are 200€ for FASE members, 270€ for non-members and 150€ for students. There is an option to only attend a one-day symposium for 50€. Get detailed information from the Course Webpage.

FASE Advanced Course 2019

Field Schools Giecz and Drawsko 2019

The Slavia Field School in Mortuary Archaeology is training students of physical anthropology and archaeology at two medieval burial sites in Poland, Giecz and Drawsko. The course comprises guided field and laboratory work as well as formal and informal teaching. There are two sessions:

  • 24 June – 17 July 2019
  • 18 July – 10 August 2019

The course is aimed at international students, teaching and work coordination will be in English. Accommodation and meals will be provided on site. Costs will be communicated on request. The organisers estimate that all course placements are usually filled by mid-March. However, there is no formal deadline and requests are accepted until the beginning of the courses. Get more information and apply at the field school websites for Giecz and Drawsko.


3. Jahrestagung der GEXOS mit Workshop und Symposium


17. bis 19.05.2019 in Göttingen (Deutschland).

Die Gesellschaft für experimentelle Osteologie (GEXOS) hält ihre 3. Jahrestagung am Max Planck Institut für experimentelle Medizin und in der Universitätsmedizin Göttingen ab. Das Treffen beginnt am Freitag, den 17. Mai, mit einem Methoden-Workshop zu Präparations- und Analyseverfahren. Am Samstag gibt es ein Fachsymposium, auf dem u.a. GfA-Mitglied Birgit Großkopf einen Vortrag über Osteoanthropologie halten wird.

Die Teilnahmegebühr für den Workshop beträgt 50,-€, die Teilnahme am Symposium ist gebührenfrei. Weitere Informationen bieten die Organsiatoren Hans J. Rolf und Christian Dullin sowie das vorläufige Tagungsprogramm.

Course on 3D Geometric Morphometrics

19 to 23 August 2019 in Can Carol (Spain).

The course is given by Melissa Tallman (Grand Valley State University, USA) and organised by the private company Transmitting Science. Participants will learn to manipulate 3D models and use them to collect landmark data, take measurements and to quantify and visualise the main differences in shape.

Places are limited to 18 participants and will be assigned by registration order. Early-bird registration deadline (course fee: 545,-€) is on 30 April 2019. Registrants after that date will have to pay 690,-€. The course fee covers course material, coffee breaks and lunches. Special fees apply to corporate participants and members of a list of ‚ambassador institutions‘ (including the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, AAPA). Get more information from and register on the course webpage.


Summer School Osteoarchaeology & Paleopathology

June and July 2019 at Pisa (Italy).

The Summer School in Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology is offered by the paleopathology division of the University of Pisa and organised by the Institute for Research and Learning in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology (IRLAB). It consists of lectures and practical experience in processing skeletal remains.

There are two sessions:

  1. 3 to 7 June 2019
  2. 1 to 5 July 2019

The tuition fees are 1,300.00€ and includes the course and excursions. Admission is limited to seven students based on a first to apply first to be accepted basis. Final application deadline is 30 April 2019. Get more information and apply through the IRLAB website.


Field School Pozzeveri 2019

June/July and July/August 2019 in Badia Pozzeveri (Italy).

The Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology is an academic program aimed at training students in archaeological and bioarchaeological field and laboratory methods. It is organised by the University of Pisa and the Insitute for Research and Learning in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology (IRLAB). The areas covered include field survey and excavation practice, restoration and analysis of human skeletal remains and digital documentation.

There are two sessions:

  1. 17 June to 12 July 2019
  2. 15 July to 9 August 2019

Tuition fees are 2,250.00$ for one session and 4,000.00$ for both. They include meals and accommodation. Application deadline is 1 June 2019 but earlier applications are reviewed and accepted before that date. Get more information and apply through the IRLAB website.