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Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology - ONLINE EDITION

osteoarchaeology

The Winter School in Osteoarchaeology and Paleopathology – Online Edition is an academic program launched to train students in osteoarchaeology and paleopathology.
The course comprises daily intensive lectures on archaeothanatology, human skeletal anatomy, anthropological methods for sex and age at death estimation, anthropometry, skeletal and dental stress markers,dental paleopathology and entheseal changes with the aim at providing a broad overview on topical areas of bioarchaeological research.
Attendants will have the chance to gain experience with the analysis of various skeletal pathologies, including infectious diseases, traumatic lesions and neoplasms.

The school will be entirely held online, via Microsoft Teams.

Aim

The course is designed to provide all attendants with an in-depth theoretical knowledge on osteoarchaeology and paleopathology and how to approach the study of ancient human skeletalremains.
Biological prole reconstruction is aimed at obtaining the greatest amount of information regarding the interaction of past communities with their sociocultural environment in order to elucidate general life and health conditions.

Who can apply

Students in Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, Forensic Science, Paleopathology and allied disciplines at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Language

English

Program Intensity

The Winter School will take place over 3 weeks for about 4 hours per day (52 hours in total).

Lectures will be held by the experienced staff of the Division of Paleopathology through the streaming platform Google Teams, in order to permit students to learn the basics of physical anthropology, bioarchaeology and paleopathology disciplines necessary to approach osteological analyses.

Application

Admission Requirements

The Winter School has no formal prerequisites.
Knowledge of English language is required.

Required Documents

  • Identity Document (*PASSPORT in case you are a foreign student*)
  • Enrolment Form
  • Statement of interest and Curriculum vitae (available in the Attachments at the bottom of this webpage)
  • Knowledge of English language is also required.

All the documents must be in pdf format, in order to upload them on the portal when required (See the "How to apply" page)

ECTS

7

Fees

750 euro

Follow the link below for the bank transfer:

https://www.irlabnp.org/

Fundings

Please write to the coordinator for further details.

Period

25 January - 11 February 2021

Application Deadline

13 January 2021

Contacts

Coordinator
Prof. Valentina Giuffra Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo.

Website https://www.irlabnp.org 

Website www.paleopatologia.it 

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Ultima modifica: Mar 01 Dic 2020 - 11:22

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