FASE Basic Course in Forensic Anthropology - 17 September  to  21 September 2018 at the medical faculty in Marseille (France)

The workshop is designed to provide not only theoretical lectures about topics, such as biological profile, time since death, personal identification and cause and manner of death, but also practical sessions related to these topics.

The course will be divided in two parts. The first « morning » part will be dedicated to oral presentations held by renowned experts in the field, including Prof Pascal Adalian, Prof. Eric Baccino, Prof. Cristina Cattaneo, Prof. Eugénia Cunha, Prof Philippe Lefèvre, Prof. Ann Ross, Prof. Douglas Ubelaker, Dr Zuzana Obertova, Dr Anja Petaros. The second « afternoon » part will be dedicated to practical sessions. Besides presenting the main topics of forensic anthropology, including biological profile construction, trauma analysis, and taphonomy, the lectures and hands-on-it sessions will also focus on such issues as forensic facial reconstruction, laboratory management procedures, or writing forensic reports and witnessing in court.


The registration for the Basic Course is now open!

The registration form is available here.

N.B: There are no automatic replies but we will send out confirmation emails every two weeks.


One-Day Symposium 2018 -  Saturday 22 September 2018 at the medical faculty in Marseille (France) 

The one-day Symposium provides the opportunity to share your research in the form of oral (10 min) or poster presentations.

Abstract submission: Deadline for abstract submission:  15 August 2018

The form is available here.

N.B: There are no automatic replies but we will send out confirmation emails every two weeks.


Date: Monday, 17 September  to Friday, 21 September 2018 (Basic Course), Saturday 22 September 2018 (Symposium)

Location: Aix Marseille University, Medical Faculty – Campus Timone Marseille,27 boulevard Jean Moulin, 13385 Marseille cedex 5, France

Google Map here


How to get to the campus ?

Metro Station (Line 1) : La Timone Metro map


Deadline for registration and payment of the registration fee: 15 August 2018
Registration fees including morning and afternoon coffee breaks, USB with course material (the registration fee also includes the attendance of the one-day Symposium on 22 September 2018:

Students: 300 €

FASE members: 350 €

FASE non members : 450 €

Special fee for One-day Symposium only:  50 €

Paid by bank transfer:

Account Holder: IALM: 269-860142.40A (Address: International Academy of Legal Medicine (IALM),  c/o Centre Universitaire Romand de Médecine Légale (CURML), Ch. de la Vulliette 4, 1000 Lausanne, Switzerland)


    IBAN: CH37 0026 9269 8601 4240 A

    Bank address: UBS,  Place St-François 16, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Please indicate clearly your name and status (student, FASE member etc.) on the transaction.

Disclaimer: All transaction fees must be carried by the participant. In case of any discrepancies in the amount of the transaction, the participant will be required to pay the difference at the registration counter in cash.


Registration on site:  Monday, 17 September (8.00 am-8.45 am)

Symposium Registration on site:  Saturday, 22 September (8.30 am-9 am) - for Symposium participants who did not attend the Course