European events

8th March 2018

De l´Évolution à l’Anthropologie Médico-Légale, XXXIIIème Colloque du GALF, November 22 – November 23, Coimbra, Portugal

More information coming soon (link).

 

3rd March 2018

UPDATE: 6th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP IN CLINICAL FORENSIC MEDICINE “ Domestic violence “ and  INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY, May  

MONTPELLIER (France)

Updated information about both events can be found here:

General information

Domestic violence

Forensic photography

 

23rd February 2018

Crete Fieldschool 2018

Dates: May 8th to May 29 2017

Location: Amudara, Heraklion, Island of Crete

A minimum number of 10 students are required for this course to run.

Fee: £700 per person.

This includes accommodation and transport from the airport as well as an excursion which is going to be planed according to the group’s suggestions.

Deadline for booking a place is  March 30th. Special discounts apply to current and former students of the University of Edinburgh.

More information here – http://edinburgh-unit-fa.wixsite.com/eufa/crete-field-school-2018.

 

31th January 2018

Forensic Anthropology Field School in Albania and Romania; May 15-June 7, 2018

Co-taught by a forensic anthropologist (Thomas A. Crist, Ph.D., FAAFS), a historical archaeologist (Kathleen L. Wheeler, Ph.D.), and a medical anthropologist (John H. Johnsen, Ph.D.), course topics also include cross-cultural health and healing; Roman and Balkan history; mortuary archaeology; human anatomy, mass fatality incident planning; cultural resources management; public outreach; and heritage tourism. Albanian archaeologists and the physical anthropologists at the Rainer Anthropology Institute join us to present specialized lectures, demonstrations, and site tours.

For more details and videos about the program, we invite you to visit our web page at www.utica.edu/butrint or contact Thomas A. Crist, Harold T. Clark, Jr. Professor of Anthropology and Anatomy, at Tcrist@utica.edu/315-792-3390.

 

29th January 2018

banniere EAFS

You are invited to join the 8th European Academy of Forensic Science Conference (EAFS 2018) in Lyon, from the 27th to 31st of August 2018 in Lyon, France.

EAFS 2018 main topic will be « 2020: The Forensic Odyssey – the new European Forensic Science Area ». This meeting will be structured in four main topics: Forensic Intelligence, Forensic humanity, Forensic response against terrorism, and Forensic challenges. Submit your abstract(s) for this event before April 13th 2018.

More information at https://www.eafs2018.eu/

 

29th November 2017

Mercyhurst University 2018 Forensic Anthropology Summer Short Courses

The Mercyhurst University Department of Applied Forensic Sciences is pleased to announce that registration for our 2018 Summer Short Courses is now available. Five one-week courses provide training in Forensic Archaeology, Human and Comparative Osteology, Human Skeletal Biological Profile, Skeletal Trauma, and Stable Isotopes in Forensics and Archaeology. Mercyhurst faculty and expert guest instructors combine classroom lectures with hands-on field and laboratory sessions. Courses are suitable for law enforcement, medicolegal professionals, and students of all levels. No prior experience is required. Visit our website (www.ForensicAnthCourses.com) or contact Dr. Sara Getz (sgetz@mercyhurst.edu, 814-824-2624) for expanded course descriptions, instructor bios, registration, and payment information.

 

16th October 2017

6th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP IN CLINICAL FORENSIC MEDICINE – Domestic violence, May 18th and 19th 2018, MONTPELLIER (France)

Main speakers : Dr. M. NITTIS, Australia ; Prof M. STARK, UK ; Prof. E. BACCINO, France; Prof. C. CATTANEO, Italy ; Dr. G. HARING and Dr. T. ZUPANC, Slovenia Dr. F. CAUSSE-
VERSAVEAU, France ; Dr. D. PASSERIEUX, France ; Dr. M. LACAMBRE, France ; W. BODKIN, France ; O. SAUTEL, France.

Registration fees ( Registration deadline : March 30 th 2017)

Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine for general public : 300€
Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine for the members of FORMAELIV and AMLTCM : 200€
Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine for medical students : 120€
Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine + Workshop forensic photography for general public : 450€
Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine + Workshop forensic photography for the members of FORMAELIV
and AMLTCM : 370 €
Workshop in Clinical Forensic Medicine + Workshop forensic photography for medical students : 250 €

Contact : Maguette NIANG maguette.niang.mn@gmail.com
Eric BACCINO e-baccino@chu- montpellier.fr
Philippe CATHALA philippe-cathala@chu- montpellier.fr

Sessions:

Domestic violence : Definition, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention
management, legal aspects and organization in the world and in Australia

Domestic violence : Definition, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention
management, legal aspects and organization in the world and in Australia

Case reports

Domestic violence : Definition, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention
management, legal aspects and organization in the world and in Australia

POSTER SESSION

Management of domestic violence in the UK

Management of domestic violence in Eastern Europe

Psychological impact of domestic violence on adult couples

Psychological impact of domestic violence on children

Medical support for perpetrators of domestic violence

Can family thérapies treat domestic violence ?

Comparative legislation on the fight against domestic violence in Europe

Sociology and Economic Impact of Violence on Families

 

 

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY, May 16th and 17th 2018, MONTPELLIER (France)

ORGANISING COMMITTEE – Prof. Eric BACCINO, MD ; Dr. Emmanuel MARGUERITTE, MD, Department of forensic medicine, University Hospital of Montpellier, France
TRAINERS – Professional photographers and Forensic clinical and Crime scene investigation specialists

OBJECTIVES
To acquire the basics of photography and apply them to forensics in order to obtain quality
photographs for functional use (for legal or educational purposes for instance)
To develop mechanical reflexes in order to be able to adapt to the variety of situations faced
by forensics (from a victim’s lesions to an outdoor crime scene, low lighting etc…)
Level Required : all levels
Who should attend : beginners, amateurs and advanced amateurs
Languages available for the workshop : English and French
Material required : camera, laptop / touch screen tablet and a USB stick

Organized by FORMAELIV (formaeliv@gmail.commaguette.niang.mn@gmail.com)

 

6th October 2017

6th Global Conference on Genocide: Genocide and Mass Violence: diagnosis, treatment, and recovery? Humanities, social and medical sciences facing extreme violence. Medical Faculty of Aix-Marseille University (France), 4-7 July 2018

Call for papers: From mid October 2017, prospective participants will be able to upload proposals in the form of abstracts of no more than 250 words via the conference website at http://inogsconference2018.com. A biographical sketch of no more than 100 words will also be required. Panel and roundtable submissions need, in addition, to explain the rationale behind the suggestion. Queries relating to this process can be sent to admin@inogsconference2018.com. Applicants can expect to learn the outcome of their proposals within four weeks of submission. After their proposals have been accepted participants will need to register online at http://inogsconference2018.com/ which contains further information about the conference, fees, accommodation options, travel advice, and other relevant matters. Participants registering before 15th February will receive a 10% discount for early registration. The closing date for paper, panel and roundtable submissions is 15th March 2018.

 

6th September 2017

BAHID Conference: Search, Recovery and Identification, 1-3 December 2017, Manchester, UK

The conference will be dedicated to all forensic fields working within this area, and hopes to attract a range of speakers, both professional and academic to share their research and experience with the BAHID members and wider forensic community.The deadline for this call is Friday 15th September 2017.

More information here.

 

29th August 2017

Symposium “Villes, Sociétés urbaines et syphilis en méditerrannée et au-delà (16e-21e siècles)”, Marseille, France, 25-27 october 2017

The symposium will be articulated in 6 sessions aiming at documenting and giving useful information about the spread of the disease on the scale of a city, a harbour and notably a Mediterranean territory. In the concern of comparing the ways of diffusion as well as the sources, contributions about other geographical areas will obviously be welcome. As long as they concern a municipal scale or harbour context (be it civil or military) — or if they deal with enclosed spaces (like enclaves or geographically, culturally or socially – isolated populations ).

Registration and more info here: http://www.syphilis-marseille2017.com/

 

3rd June 2017

XIV INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AUXOLOGY, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA 1-3 November 2017

Congress of Auxology is addressed to pediatricians, pediatric endocrinologists, public health professionals, anthropologists, biologists, statisticians, all professionals interested in human growth either in individual or in population groups and students. Deadline for Abstract submission: Sunday 18th June, 2017.

More information  here.

 

26th May 2017

Diploma course in Forensic Medical Sciences 5th October 2017 – 22nd March 2018, London/Online, Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences in London.

This course was established by Professor Peter Vanezis in the late 1980s and remains unique in the world. It is a part time evening course aimed at those interested in learning about a range of forensic topics. The Course will consist of 30, two hour sessions and will be available by completion in classroom and online. Students may also choose to complete the course as part attendance, part online.

Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to sit for the Diploma in Forensic Medical Sciences, which is offered by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London.

The course aims to offer participants an understanding and core knowledge in forensic medicine, as well as toxicology, forensic science and the law.

The standard of admission to the course will be a relevant University degree in medicine, law, science, social science or a related subject.

The fee for attendance at Lectures within the Charterhouse Square Campus is £900, payable prior to the commencement of the course.

The fee for the distance learning course is £900 payable prior to the commencement of the course.

Candidates must submit a formal application for admission, electronic copy of an application can be requested from info@afms.org.uk.

 

Diploma course in Forensic Human Identification, 5 – 9 March 2018, London/Online, Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences in London.

The Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences is holding its next Diploma Course Forensic Human Identification in March 2018.

This intense one-week Course, which is also available online, comprises 31 hours of lectures.

Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to sit for the Diploma in Forensic Human Identification, which is offered by the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians. The standard of admission to the course will be a relevant University degree in medicine, law, science, social science or a related subject.

The fee for attendance at Lectures within the Charterhouse Square Campus is £900, payable prior to the commencement of the course.

The fee for the distance learning course is £900 payable prior to the commencement of the course.

Candidates must submit a formal application for admission, electronic copy of an application can be requested from info@afms.org.uk.

 

Diploma course in Management of the Dead, Monday, 12th February – Thursday, 15th February 2018, London/Online, Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences in London.

This course aims to offer participants an understanding and practical knowledge of the main aspects related to the management of the dead. It also explains the processes involved in ensuring the dead are managed in a proper and dignified manner, including consideration for the needs of bereaved families. The course will also provide an understanding of all aspects of how deceased persons are managed from when death occurs to their lawful disposal and all related issues. Both single and multiple death situations will be covered.

The fee for attendance at Lectures within the Charterhouse Square Campus is £850, payable prior to the commencement of the course.

The fee for the distance learning course is £850 payable prior to the commencement of the course.

Candidates must submit a formal application for admission, electronic copy of an application can be requested from info@afms.org.uk.

 

16th April 2017

ISDM-IAPO-2017: 17th International Symposium on Dental Morphology (ISDM) & 2nd congress of International Association for Paleodontology (IAPO), 4-7 Oct 2017 Bordeaux (France)

The 17th International Symposium on Dental Morphology (ISDM) and 2nd congress of the International Association for Paleodontology (IAPO) will take place in Bordeaux, France, from 4-7 October, 2017. It will be hosted by PACEA (Unité Mixte de Recherche 5199) at the University of Bordeaux, at the domaine du Haut-Carré in Talence.

ISDM-IAPO is an interdisciplinary symposium, bringing together researchers in anatomy, palaeoanthropology, palaeontology, archaeology, dentistry, genetics, biology and biomechanics, focussing on various themes: dental evolutionary changes, teeth in archaeology, dental growth and development, biomechanical aspects of the masticatory apparatus, odontology, pathology and oral health in present and past populations, evo-devo of hard tissues and new methods in dental studies.

Abstract submission deadline:  April 23rd, 2017

More info here.

 

 

11th April 2017

The 36th ANTHROPOLOGY AND HEALTH CONFERENCE 2017, Dubrovnik, Croatia 16-18 June 2017

The 36th Anthropology and Health Conference 2017: Anthropology in the Service of Global Health will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 16-18, 2017. The deadline for registration and abstract submission is April 30th 2017 with no registration fee.

The Conference will precede the 10th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropologic Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine, which will be held June 19-24, 2017 at the hotel Palace Dubrovnik.

More info here.

 

10th April 2017

BAHID 2017 Conference / MIGRATION AND IDENTIFICATION/ 19-21 May 2017, Manchester

More information here.