Archive for the ‘Anthropology’ Category

  • The Most Significant Findings of Macedonian Archaeology

    on Mar 28, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Cultural heritage, Lecturing, News, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on The Most Significant Findings of Macedonian Archaeology

    Sponsored by Republic of Macedonia and ARCHAEOLOGY magazine Monday, April 29, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:30pm Location: Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue (between 38th & 39th) New York, NY 10016 United States Price: $25 for AIA members, $35 for non-members Buy tickets  Lecturer: Dragi Mitrevski, PhD Professor Dragi Mitrevski is a renowned Macedonian archaeologist and professor of Prehistoric Archaeology and classic Archaeology and Methodology of archaeological research at the Faculty of Philosophy of Skopje – Department of Art History and Archeology (the oldest Higher Education Institution in the Republic of Macedonia). Since 2005, he has been Head of the Institute for

    Read More »
  • Call for papers: 20th Annual International Scientific Symposium for Late Antiquity and Middle Ages

    on Mar 19, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, Croatia, History, Late antique, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on Call for papers: 20th Annual International Scientific Symposium for Late Antiquity and Middle Ages

    Dear Colleague, International Research Center for Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, University of Zagreb is organizing its 20th Annual Scientific Symposium. The Symposium will take place in the town of Poreč, Croatia, from 2nd to 6th of October 2013. To enable all colleagues who intend to celebrate the jubilee with us, and expecting a large number of participants, the topic of this year’s meeting is pretty vast, with a number of sections: Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages in Europe, 20 Years of Research   Duration:  2. – 6. 10. 2013. Submission: miljenko.jurkovic@ffzg.hr   During

    Read More »
  • CALL FOR PAPERS: XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    on Mar 17, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Conference, News, Serbia • with Comments Off on CALL FOR PAPERS: XXXVI Annual meeting of the SAS

    CALL FOR PAPERS XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Serbian Archaeological Society 30 May – 1 June 2013 Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia   Dear colleagues, XXVI Annual meeting of the Serbian archaeological society will be held in Novi Sad in Vojvodina Museum from 30 May to 1 June 2013. The following thematic sessions are suggested for the participants: Archaeotechnology: studying technology from prehistory to the Middle Ages (session convenors: Selena Vitezović and Dragana Antonović) Reconstructing prehistoric food sources and food habits: procurement,preparation and presentation of food in the Neolithic Balkans (session convenors: Dragana Filipović, Selena Vitezović,

    Read More »
  • Grotesque Mummy Head Reveals Advanced Medieval Science

    on Mar 7, 13 • in Anthropology, History, Middle Ages, News • with Comments Off on Grotesque Mummy Head Reveals Advanced Medieval Science

    In the second century, an ethnically Greek Roman named Galen became doctor to the gladiators. His glimpses into the human body via these warriors’ wounds, combined with much more systematic dissections of animals, became the basis of Islamic and European medicine for centuries. Galen’s texts wouldn’t be challenged for anatomical supremacy until the Renaissance, when human dissections — often in public — surged in popularity. But doctors in medieval Europe weren’t as idle as it may seem, as a new analysis of the oldest-known preserved human dissection in Europe reveals. The gruesome specimen, now in a private

    Read More »
  • Scientist of the Week: Tom Higham

    on Mar 4, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Croatia, News, Paleolithic • with Comments Off on Scientist of the Week: Tom Higham

    Еvery Thursday, Laboratory Equipment features a Scientist of the Week, chosen from the science industry’s latest headlines. This week’s scientist is Tom Higham from the Univ. of Oxford. He and a team found that Neanderthals went extinct in Europe much earlier than previously thought. Q:  What made you interested in dating Neanderthal bones? A: I am interested in working out when Neanderthals went extinct and how long they overlapped with the earliest anatomically modern humans in places like Europe. The European archaeological record is one of the best examples of the extinction of a human species, and we

    Read More »
  • Farming Arrived in Europe with Asian Migrants, Isotopic Study Reveals

    on Feb 24, 13 • in Anthropology, Archaeology, Mesolithic, Neolithic, News, Romania, Serbia • with Comments Off on Farming Arrived in Europe with Asian Migrants, Isotopic Study Reveals

    Strontium isotope data from the Danube Gorges in the north-central Balkan show Europe’s first farmers were immigrants. “One of the big questions in European archaeology has been whether farming was brought or borrowed from the Near East,” said Dr Douglas Price of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who co-authored a paper published in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr Price with colleague Dr Dusan Boric of Cardiff University, the UK, measured strontium isotopes in the teeth of 153 humans from Neolithic burials (6,200 B.C.) in an area known as the Danube Gorges

    Read More »
Scroll to top