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by Ed Hagen last modified Jun 30, 2009 04:53 PM
Physical anthropology is a biological science that deals with the adaptations, variability, and evolution of human beings and their living and fossil relatives. Because it studies human biology in the context of human culture and behavior, physical anthropology is also a social science. The AAPA is the world's leading professional organization for physical anthropologists. Formed by 83 charter members in 1930, the AAPA now has an international membership of over 1,700. The Association's annual meetings draw more than a thousand scientists and students from all over the world.

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Osteology, Bioarchaeology and Funerary Archaeology in Transylvania - 2014 Field Programs

Osteology, Bioarchaeology and Funerary Archaeology in Transylvania - 2014 Field Programs

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 21, 2013 05:28 PM

As we are beginning our 5th year of our Transylvania Bioarchaeology Projects, we are happy to offer to both undergraduate and graduate students (credit as well as non-credit) participants three field and laboratory programs in osteology, bioarchaeology of children andmortuary archaeology in the heart of Transylvania (Romania). Please note that our 2013-2014 osteology and bioarchaeology programs are taught by Dr. Jonathan Bethard (Forensic Anthropology Program, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine).

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Introduction to Genomic data analysis using HapMap and 1000 genomes projects - Second edition

Introduction to Genomic data analysis using HapMap and 1000 genomes projects - Second edition

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 20, 2013 07:43 PM

Registration is open for the course: January 20-24, 2014. AAPA members have a 20% discount on the current fee. End of early registration November 30.

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Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology Fieldschool

Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology Fieldschool

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 17, 2013 03:16 PM

A field-school opportunity in Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology, offered by The University of Winnipeg in collaboration with The National Museum, (Belgrade) and Belgrade University is now available.

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Transylvania bioarchaeology field schools

Transylvania bioarchaeology field schools

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 14, 2013 06:03 PM

For this second year we are pleased to offer 2 bioarchaeology field schools.

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Huari-Ancash Bio-archaeological Project Field School 2014

Huari-Ancash Bio-archaeological Project Field School 2014

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 02, 2013 09:31 PM

The Huari-Ancash Bio-archaeological Project has now opened the application process for the Field School 2014 season. Our focus is Bio-Archaeology and analysis of human remains.

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American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Health in post-black death London (1350–1538): Age patterns of periosteal new bone formation in a post-epidemic population Apr 17, 2014
Examining short-term nutritional status among BaAka foragers in transitional economies Apr 17, 2014
Brief communication: Developmental versus functional three-dimensional geometric morphometric-based modularity of the human proximal humerus Apr 11, 2014
Animal teeth and human tools: A taphonomic odyssey in ice age Siberia. Edited By Christy G. Turner II, Nicolai D. Ovodov and Olga V. Pavlova Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2013. 490 pp. ISBN 9781607322245. $110.00 (hardcover). Apr 10, 2014
Behavioral flexibility of vervet monkeys in response to climatic and social variability Apr 07, 2014
Palaeodiet reconstruction in a woman with probable celiac disease: A stable isotope analysis of bone remains from the archaeological site of Cosa (Italy) Apr 07, 2014
Evolutionary Biology and Conservation of Titis, Sakis, and Uacaris. Edited by Liza M. Veiga, Adrian A. Barnett, Stephen F.Ferrari, and Marilyn A. Norconk. New York: Cambridge University Press. 2013. 420 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-88158-6. $145.00 (hardcover). Apr 05, 2014
Obituary: Christy Gentry Turner II (November 28, 1933–July 27, 2013) Apr 03, 2014
Mission Cemeteries, Mission People: Historical and Evolutionary Dimensions of Intracemetery Bioarcheology in Spanish Florida. by Christopher M. Stojanowski. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida. 2013. 304 pp. ISBN 978-0-8130-4463-7. $79.95 (cloth). Apr 03, 2014
Comparability of multiple data types from the bering strait region: Cranial and dental metrics and nonmetrics, mtDNA, and Y-chromosome DNA Mar 19, 2014
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