BACK(BONE) TO THE FUTURE. Conference discusses an open and engaged bioarchaeology to raise awareness on climate change and climate crisis.

#BioarchClimateConference #ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis #Bioarchaeology #NaturalSciences_DAI #Groundcheck  @dai_weltweit On the 2nd and 3rd of December 2021, the Human Bioarchaeology Unit (Division of Natural Sciences, German Archaeological Institute) organised the free online conference “Back(Bone) to the Future – Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Climate Change and Climate Crisis”. The conference presented a global, long-term Read more…

Workshop participation: Discussing methods for age estimation and sex determination in subadults

#Bioarchaeology #methodology #workshop #ZWA_DAI @DAI_weltweit Members of the Human Bioarchaeology Unit participated in a workshop to discuss different methods of age estimation and sex determination in subadults on the base of a collection of identified subadult skeletons. The workshop was held by the AG Freiberufliche Osteoanthropologen (AFOA, WG Freelance Osteo-Anthropologists) Read more…

Registration and CfP: “BACK(BONE) TO THE FUTURE. Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Climate Change and Climate Crisis”, 2nd to 3rd of December 2021.

#BioarchClimateConference #Bioarchaeology #Paleopathology #ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis #NaturalSciences_DAI @dai_weltweit Registration is now open for the free online conference BACK(BONE) TO THE FUTURE. Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Climate Change and Climate Crisis, taking place on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2021.   The Call for Papers is still open until the 21st of Read more…

Free online conference: “BACK(BONE) TO THE FUTURE. Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Climate Change and Climate Crisis”, 2nd to 3rd of December 2021.

#BioarchClimateConference #Bioarchaeology #Paleopathology #ClimateChange #ClimateCrisis #NaturalSciences_DAI @dai_weltweit The Human Bioarchaeology Unit of the Division of Natural Sciences of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) is organising an online conference about long-term perspectives on climate change and climate crisis, from the point of view of those who saw it happening in the Read more…

Bones and beads

#Ba‘ja #Bioarchaeology #ZWA_DAI @DAI_weltweit @ex_oriente_eV @ORF @ARTEpresse This year’s short field campaign in Neolithic Ba’ja, Jordan, with ex oriente e. V. produced exciting findings. Excavations in one of the larger rooms helped clarifying structures belonging to a multiple burial and revealed another juvenile individual with a few but unique beads Read more…

Analysing – Archiving – Preserving

Ancient human bones find new life in the digital era. #digitisation #3D #Bioarchaeology #ZWA_DAI @DAI_weltweit Monice Timm, our former assistant researcher, digitised (Artec Spider light scanner, courtesy of KLIB) the bones from Khyinga, Mustang District, Nepal, to build up a reference collection. Digitisation has become a crucial tool for research, Read more…

Out Now: Special Issue of the IJPP – Ancient Rare Diseases: Definition and concept of “rare” in paleopathology, edited by Julia Gresky and Emmanuele Petiti

#ancientraredisease #ZWA_DAI @DAI_weltweit @sciencedirect Our Special Issue on Ancient Rare Diseases is finally out! We got virtually together with the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Paleopathology (IJPP) and most of the authors to celebrate this milestone and to have a chat on the next steps to promote the study Read more…

Rare Disease Day 2021

Each bone tells a story. Each story is a bridge between past, present and future. Watch this short video to know how our research group at the Division of Natural Sciences rediscovers a forgotten part of our history and why it is important to talk today about ancient rare diseases. Read more…