AN353 Forensic Anthropology

150 eur
+ available add-ons
Mon Jun 8, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 12, 5:00 PM, 2020 (IST)
Ferrycarrig, County Wexford, Ireland  

Forensic Anthropology: This one week credited program teaches students how to excavate and assess human remains in the surroundings of the Irish National Heritage Park located in Wexford on Ireland’s south-east coast. The Dead Men Do Tell Tales course is designed for students from a variety of academic backgrounds with an interest in osteoarchaeology and physical/forensic anthropology.

Forensic Anthropology: Students will gain practical burial excavation experience (in a controlled staged environment) and have the opportunity to analyse archaeological skeletal remains during laboratory sessions. Topics covered during lab sessions include: human and comparative osteology; determining sex, approximate age-at-death, living stature, identifying palaeopathological conditions and understanding how these techniques are used in archaeological and forensic contexts. The course integrates field excavation and practical laboratory sessions with cultural heritage excursions.

If you require any further information please contact me at mairead.stobie@iafs.ie.

Dr. Denis Shine

IAFS Director

Dr. Linda Lynch

Osteoarchaeologist
Ferrycarrig, County Wexford, Ireland
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