Call for Papers: Flesh, Bones and Ideas

Article published on 30 October 2019 | Catégorie(s) : Events

The Interdisciplinary Working Group on Mortuary Features and the ADES Laboratory (UMR 7268) are co-organizing an international and interdisciplinary symposium entitled “Flesh, bones and ideas. The corpse, from biology to anthropology, 40 years later”, to be held in Marseille, from 17 to 19 June 2020. Four decades after the publication of Louis-Vincent Thomas’ Le cadavre, de la biologie à l’anthropologie, this conference will aim to evaluate the posterity and current influence of this work, through a wide spectrum of disciplinary approaches.

The call for papers is open. Proposals can be submitted until 15 January 2020, by sending an abstract to

Organizing Committee: Elisabeth Anstett (CNRS, UMR 7268 ADES), Nathalie Brown (Ministère de l’éducation nationale), Anne Richier (Inrap, UMR 7268 ADES), Aurore Schmitt (CNRS, UMR 7268 ADES)

Dates : From Wednesday 17 June 2020 to Friday 19 June 2020

Location : Marseille