Workshop in Musculoskeletal Stress Markers (MSM): limitations and achievements in the reconstruction of past activity patterns
On behalf of the Research Centre for Anthropology and Health we would like to invite you to participate in the Workshop in Musculoskeletal Stress Markers (MSM): limitations and achievements in reconstruction of past activity patterns to be held in Coimbra, Portugal, July 2-3, 2009.
Within the framework of MSM studies, this Workshop aims to contribute to the overall discussion of the effectiveness of enthesopathies as well as the underlying methodologies and terminology.
The Workshop is organized in the following sessions: methodologies, application of MSM on identified skeletal collections and on archaeological populations and other contributes to MSM developments. Each session will start with a keynote lecture.
The Workshop will conclude with a plenary discussion session to exchange perspectives on MSM approach, namely their reliability, and to promote new research avenues.
We look forward to welcome you at the "Students City".
Room 201, Department of Anthropology
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Deadline for abstract submission - March, 20th
Authors notification of abstract acceptance - April, 20th
Until May, 30th, 2009
Students - 80 Euros
Other participants - 180 Euros
After June, 1st, 2009
Students - 110 Euros
Other participants - 240 Euros
Workshop in Musculoskeletal Stress Markers
Departamento de Antropologia
Universidade de Coimbra
3000-056 Coimbra, Portugal
Fax: +351 239 823 491 Tel: +351 239 829 051/2
Ana Luísa Santos, Department of Anthropology and CIAS - Research Centre for Anthropology and Health, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Francisca Alves Cardoso, CRIA - Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, Portugal
Sandra Assis, CIAS and GEEvH - Grupo de Estudos em Evolução Humana, Portugal
Sébastien Villotte, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Populations du Passé, UMR PACEA, Université Bordeaux 1, France
With the support of
Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra
Museum of Anthropology, University of Coimbra
Grupo de Estudos em Evolução Humana, GEEvH
CIAS - Research Centre for Anthropology and Health