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Welcome to AAPA

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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William S. Pollitzer Student Travel Award Essay question announced (2014)

by Ed Hagen last modified Dec 08, 2013 12:20 PM

The Pollitzer Student Travel Awards are designed to help students defray the costs of attending the AAPA meetings. They are named in honor of William S. Pollitzer, a Human Biologist who taught at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a Darwin Lifetime Achievement Awardee, and past president of the AAPA.

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Cell Symposium: Evolution of Modern Humans - From Bones to Genomes

Cell Symposium: Evolution of Modern Humans - From Bones to Genomes

by Ed Hagen last modified Dec 02, 2013 10:50 PM

March 16 - 18, 2014, Hotel Meliá, Sitges, Spain. Abstract Deadline Extended for Posters - December 20, 2013.

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Dmanisi Paleoanthropology Field School

Dmanisi Paleoanthropology Field School

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 27, 2013 05:02 PM

Dmanisi Paleoanthropology Field School (DPFS) is a four-week field course in paleoanthropology at the site of Dmanisi, Georgia. The season 2014 starts on 21st of July and continues till August 16. DPFS is a combination of theoretical course work and practical training. By the end of the course students will choose a research project and prepare a final presentations.

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Call for Papers: Vis-à-Vis: Explorations in Anthropology

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 26, 2013 08:20 PM

Vis-à-Vis: Explorations in Anthropology is currently accepting submissions for research articles and book reviews. Vis-à-Vis is the online, peer-reviewed graduate journal of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. Our goal is to provide a platform for emerging scholars to publish their research and gain experience in the publication process. We welcome submissions and reviewers from graduate-level researchers working in the four sub-fields of anthropology.

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The third annual Application of Genomics to Anthropological Research (AGAR) Workshop

by Ed Hagen last modified Nov 25, 2013 02:49 AM

The third annual Application of Genomics to Anthropological Research (AGAR) Workshop aims to provide advanced students and scholars with experience in the development of primate genomic projects and the analysis of primate genome datasets. Hurry! Early registration ends Dec 1st! Final registration deadline December 15th!

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