Forensic Anthropology and Disaster Management
International three-day course for medico-legal experts
This course focuses on forensic anthropology and disaster management, and combines theoretical background with elaborate practical training.
Standard forensic anthropological procedures will be discussed, as well as new developments in the respective fields. The goal of this course is to provide both practicing beginner and experienced medico-legal experts insight and training in the field of forensic anthropology.
The course comprises of two parts, forensic anthropology and disaster management.
The first two days focus on forensic anthropology and its associated fields, and incorporate theoretical background and elaborate practical training. Lectures are given by renowned experts in the various forensic anthropological fields, and focus on standard forensic anthropological procedures, as well as new developments in the respective fields. Practical application of the knowledge acquired during the lectures are incorporated with hands-on training on provided skeletal material.
The last day of the course enables participants to gain knowledge of the methods used in disaster management, as well as the problems that are encountered during investigations of various mass disasters. Lectures are presented by the experts who took part in the investigation of these major disasters, such as the airplane crash in Tripoli, Libya in 2010 and the Utoya tragedy in 2011.
Organizing committee: B. Kubat PhD MD; R. Gerretsen MSc MD and M. van Wijk MSc.
Practicing medico-legal experts (beginners and experts)
Three successive days
Number of participants
Course location and dates
NFI Field Lab, The Hague; 15-17 april 2015
€750,- per participant (no VAT)
Accreditation will be requested from the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) UEMS (16 points).
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