"Working your fingers to the bone" Conference | Abstract submission until the 29th of February

Abstract submissions are open for the "Working your fingers to the bone. An interdisciplinary conference on identifying occupation from the skeleton" conference, happening from the 6th to 8th of July 2016, at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra. The deadline is the 29th February 2016.

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to bring together researchers interested in disease, injury and other effects of occupations (in the broadest sense) on the human skeleton to improve the interpretation of these changes in archaeological and forensic contexts. 

Abstracts are invited on a diverse range of approaches including: palaeopathology, biomechanics, ethnography, modern medicine, forensic science, archaeology, socio-cultural anthropology and experimental archaeology.

Conference registration will open on the 18thof January, 2016.

This conference is organized by Charlotte Henderson, Ana Luisa Santos, Francisca Alves Cardoso, Sandra Assis and Alejandra Acosta.

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