The course is focused on the development and use of scientific techniques in order to extract archaeological, historical and conservation information from organic and biomaterials belonging to our cultural heritage. In this edition, special focus will be given on understand and preserve these type of materials through an in-depth scientific approach.
The lectures are addressing to students, researchers and professionals in chemistry, physics, biology, paleontology, archaeology, conservation science, etc., to acquire a solid knowledge on the state of art of this topic, applied to the study, safeguarding, conservation and authentication of material heritage.
Wednesday, 13th March
- From bones and clay to human behaviour. Contributions from the Sima de los Huesos (Atapuerca)
- Ancient DNA: from ultrashort molecules to individuals, populations, species and ecosystems.
- Molecular and computational methods in ancient DNA research .
Thursday, 14th March
- Archaeological chemistry: Detecting Molecules to identify ancient materials.
- Characterisation of archaeological waterlogged wood by pyrolysis and mass spectrometric techniques: Part 1.
- Characterisation of archaeological waterlogged wood by pyrolysis and mass spectrometric techniques: Part 2.
Friday, 15th March
- Characterisation of Asian lacquers: a focus on analytical pyrolysis.
- The analysis of natural dyes in a museum context.
- Discussion and concluding remarks
Dr. Josefina Pérez-Arantegui (Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Ambientales-Universidad de Zaragoza)
– Prof. Maria Perla Colombini – Università di Pisa, Italy
– Dr Jeannette Lucejko – Università di Pisa, Italy
– Prof. Ludovic Orlando, PhD – CNRS – Université de Toulouse III, France – Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
– Dr. Nohemí Sala – Centro de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana, CENIEH, Spain
– Dr. Diego Tamburini – Dep. Scientific Research, The British Museum, United Kingdom
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|Registration period||Date||Senior Registration Fee||Student Registration Fee|
|Early registration||until February 27, 2019||150 €||80 €|
|Late registration||from February 28, 2019||200 €||100 €|
SPECIAL FEES FOR STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA: 20€
REGISTRATION FEES INCLUDES
– Attendance to course sessions
– Program and course documentation
– Certificate of attendance
– Coffee Breaks
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Early registration deadline: February 27th, 2019
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Salón Actos Edificio Matemáticas (Facultad de Ciencias)
Campus San Francisco. University of Zaragoza.Zaragoza. Spain
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