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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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Course INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS- 5th edition

Course INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRIC MORPHOMETRICS- 5th edition

by Ed Hagen last modified May 29, 2014 02:55 PM

Only 5 places left! SVP, EAVP, APA, AAPA and SEP members have a 20 % discount on the course fee. INSTRUCTORS: Prof. Chris Klingenberg (University of Manchester, UK) and Dr. Jesús Marugán (UAM, Spain). DATES: August 4-8, 2014; 38 teaching hours. PLACE: Facilities of the Centre of Restauració i Interpretació Paleontologica, Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona (Spain). Organized by: Transmitting Science, the Institut Catalá de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont and the Council of Hostalets de Pierola.

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George Armelagos 1936 - 2014

George Armelagos 1936 - 2014

by Ed Hagen last modified May 20, 2014 08:26 PM

It is with great sadness that we and the family of Professor George Armelagos announce that Dr. Armelagos died early this morning, May 15.

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Clyde Snow, a Sleuth Who Read Bones From King Tut’s to Kennedy’s, Is Dead at 86

Clyde Snow, a Sleuth Who Read Bones From King Tut’s to Kennedy’s, Is Dead at 86

by Ed Hagen last modified May 17, 2014 01:06 PM

With ghoulish geniality, Clyde Snow liked to say that bones made good witnesses, never lying, never forgetting, and that a skeleton, no matter how old, could sketch the tale of a human life, revealing how it had been lived, how long it had lasted, what traumas it had endured and especially how it had ended.

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Symposium on Age Estimation

Symposium on Age Estimation

by Ed Hagen last modified May 17, 2014 01:07 PM

SSHB Society for the Study of Human Biology in association with BABAO will be holding a Symposium on Age Estimation in Oxford, UK on 9-11th December 2014.

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American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Frontiers in the bioarchaeology of stress and disease: Cross-disciplinary perspectives from pathophysiology, human biology, and epidemiology Aug 01, 2014
The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 20, 1872. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt, James A. Secord, Janet Browne, Samantha Evans, Shelley Innes, Francis Neary, Alison M. Pearn, Anne Secord and Paul White. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2013. 862 pp. ISBN 978-1-107-03844-8. $145.00 (hardcover). Aug 01, 2014
Biological Shape Analysis. Edited by Pete E. Lestrel. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. 2013. 215 pp. ISBN 978-981-4518-40-6. $125.00 (hardcover). Jul 31, 2014
ERRATUM: Cook, RA, Aubry, BS. (2014), Residence patterning: A study of biological variation in the late prehistoric Middle Ohio Valley. Am J Phys Anthropol. 154:270–278 . DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22503 Jul 31, 2014
Commingled and Disarticulated Human Remains: Working Toward Improved Theory, Method, and Data. Edited by Anna J. Osterholtz, Kathryn M. Baustian, and Debra L. Martin. New York, NY: Springer. 2014. 285 pp. ISBN 978-1-4614-7560-6. $129.00 (hardcover). Jul 28, 2014
Paleomobility in the Tiwanaku Diaspora: Biogeochemical analyses at Rio Muerto, Moquegua, Peru Jul 26, 2014
An Unnatural History of Emerging Infections. Edited by Ron Barrett and George J. Armelagos. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2013. 160 pp. ISBN 9780199608294. $59.95. Jul 25, 2014
Rereading The Fossil Record. By David Sepkoski. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press. 2012. 432 pp. ISBN 13:978-0-226-74855. $50.50 (cloth). Jul 25, 2014
Kinematics and spatiotemporal parameters of infant-carrying in olive baboons Jul 25, 2014
Teeth: A Very Short Introduction. By Peter S. Ungar. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2014. 137 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-967059-8. $11.95 (paperback). Jul 25, 2014
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