Oportunidade de trabalho: missão no Perú

A Comissão sobre Mortos e Desaparecidos Políticos está seleccionando mais três profissionais para atuarem nas análises das ossadas do Perú. Inscrições até 27/11.
As pessoas interessadas devem ter nível superior em Ciências Humanas, biológicas ou da saúde, bem como experiência mínima de 1 (um) ano em bioarqueologia ou bioantropologia ou antropologia física ou antropologia biológica ou arqueologia em contexto forense ou antropologia em contexto forense.

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Talk about Nicolau Nasoni’s possible last place of rest

tomb

This month on the 19th of November, Professor Eugénia Cunha will give a talk about a recent excavation that took place inside a crypt in Torre dos Clérigos, Oporto, Portugal. From it, her team of anthropologists might have recovered the remains of the historically famous architect Nicolau Nasoni. The talk will be given in Portuguese.

Hereby we invite everyone to participate. To know more visit Um Objeto e Seus Discursos.

We were at the science festival from Oliveira do Bairro

festivaloliveirabairro

The LFA was present at Oliveira do Bairro (European city of scientific culture) hosting talks at two levels: 1) Workshop about the role of anthropologists in forensic examinations and an introduction to the field of forensic anthropology; 2) a dynamic and day-long interaction with participants, answering questions and explaining our day-to-day jobs and research at the lab. These were conducted by our team members Catarina Coelho, Leoni Fagundes, and Calil Makhoul.

Update on FASE Basic Workshop on Forensic Anthropology

Dear all,

Soon starts the renown international workshop in forensic anthropology organized by FASE. After several editions in Italy, Spain, Denmark, Turkey, Croatia and Hungary, the workshop will be held for the first time in Portugal. The organization will be coordinated by FASE/IAlm (Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe / International Academy of Legal Medicine) and the LFA (Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology) of the Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra.

Lecturers and Participants of a past edition. Lecturers and Participants of a past edition (Istambul, 2012).

The 5-day event from 1st to 5th of September will have some of the most important researchers and lecturers worldwide in the field.

FASE BASIC WORKSHOP ON FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAM

1-Sept2-Sept3-Sept4-Sept5-Sept
08:00 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:30
Opening Session
C. Cattaneo, E. Cunha

Morning Session

09:30 – 10:30
 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
E. Cunha, A. Ross
10:30 – 11:15
Species identification
C. Cattaneo

Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30
Forensic Taphonomy
A. Petaros

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Adults skeletons: cleaning, maceration, inventory, conservation index
Practical

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:00
Recovery
M. T. Ferreira
10:00 – 11:30
Ageing Subadults
E. Cunha

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:00
Sexing Skeletal Remains
Z. Obertova

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Subadults Osteology
Practical

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:15
Identity factors and pathology
E. Cunha
10:15 – 11:30
Facial approximation and positive identification
C. Cattaneo

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:15
Ancestry
A. Ross

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Fragments and commingled remains; Minimal number of individuals
Practical

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:15
Ageing adults
E. Baccino
10:15 – 11:15
Trauma in forensic anthropology: Gun-shot wounds
L. Martrille

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00
Hand and Foot Bones: the anatomist perspective
P. Lefevre

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:00 – 18:00
Real cases
Practical

Social Dinner, at Centro Cultural D. Dinis (20:00).

Morning Session

09:00 – 10:00
Post mortem interval
D. Ubelkar
10:00 – 11:00
Trauma in forensic anthropology: Blunt and sharp force trauma
A. Ross

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:00
Cases presentation by the experts
D. Ubelaker
12:00 – 13:00
Cases presentation by the experts
Various

Lunch Time

Afternoon Session

14:30 – 18:00
Practical and Autopsy (real case at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences INMLCF, Ip).
Practical

It should also be noted that in the following days, 6th and 7th of September, the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Coimbra will held the only official accreditation exam in Europe for experts in Forensic Anthropology. The evaluation committee will be chaired by Eugénia Cunha (Portugal), and also has Cristina Cattaneo (Italy), Douglas Ubelaker (USA), Ann Ross (USA), Gerald Quatrehomme (France) and Sue Black (UK). You can learn more about it here.

 

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