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Publié le mardi 13 janvier 2015 par João Fernandes

Résumé

Organized within the framework of the three branches of the PhD course in Anthropology - Social and Cultural Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, and Biological Anthropology - this symposium aims to discuss the impact of natural disasters in the human life in an interdisciplinary approach. The International Symposium on Anthropology and Natural Disasters will offer the possibility for a complementary dialogue between the various fields of anthropology, in the understanding and resolution of problems, and in the promotion of new research avenues.

 

Annonce

Presentation and argument

On behalf of the Department of Life Sciences we would like to invite you to participate in the International Symposium on Anthropology and Natural Disasters to be held in the University of Coimbra (UC), Portugal, on April 17-18, 2015. 

Organized within the framework of the three branches of the PhD course in Anthropology - Social and Cultural Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, and Biological Anthropology - this symposium aims to discuss the impact of natural disasters in the human life in an interdisciplinary approach.

The International Symposium on Anthropology and Natural Disasters will offer the possibility for a complementary dialogue between the various fields of anthropology, in the understanding and resolution of problems, and in the promotion of new research avenues. It will feature a blend of presentation formats, including keynote lectures, podium presentations, organized poster sessions, and photo exhibition(s). 

The Symposium will be part of the 17th Cultural Week of the University of Coimbraunder the celebration of UC’s 725 years: Tempo de Encontro(s) and the 130 years of the creation of the discipline of Anthropology in Coimbra/Portugal. 

We look forward to welcome you at the “Students’ city” and University of Coimbra Alta and Sofia World Heritage.

Important dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission (podium presentations and poster sessions) : February, 8th

  • Authors notification of abstract acceptance: February, 22th

Submission guidelines

The official languages of the Symposium are Portuguese, English, Spanish and French. However, all the abstracts and texts (slides and poster) must be in English.
Abstracts must be submitted as Word file, or compatible, by e.mail
anthropologyandnaturaldisaster@gmail.com
Guidelines for oral and poster presentations:

  •  Title of the work
  •  Author(s) name(s)
  •  Affiliation(s)/postal/address
  •  E.mail
  •  Text (must not be longer than 250 words):
  •  Keywords (maximum 5)

Authors should indicate their presentation preference: podium - 15 minutes - or poster (maximum dimensions: 120 cm height x 170 cm width).

Organizing Committee

  • Ana Luísa Santos, Coordinator of the PhD in Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences and CIAS, University of Coimbra, Portugal 
  • Luís Costa, PhD student in Anthropology, specialization in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences and CRIA, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Ricardo Gomes, PhD student in Anthropology, specialization in Forensic Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences and CENCIFOR, University of Coimbra, Portugal, Universidad de Concécion, Chile
  • Susana Ribeiro da Silva, PhD student in Anthropology, specialization in Biological Anthropology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Scientific Committee 

  • Chryssi Bourbou, PhD, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Greece 
  • Eugénia Cunha, PhD, Department of Life Sciences, CENCIFOR, University of Coimbra, Portugal 
  • Fernando Florêncio, PhD, Department of Life Sciences, CRIA, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Omar Ribeiro Thomaz, PhD, Postgraduation Programme in Social Anthropology, University of Campinas (UniCamp), Brazil
  • Sandra Xavier, PhD, Department of Life Sciences, CRIA, University of Coimbra, Portugal 
  • Susanna Hoffman, PhD, Telluride (CO), USA 
  • Vitor Matos, PhD, CIAS, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Lieux

  • Departamento de Ciências da Vida. FCTUC - Calçada Martim de Freitas
    Coimbra, Portugal (3000-456)

Dates

  • dimanche 08 février 2015

Fichiers attachés

Mots-clés

  • anthropology, natural disasters, social and cultural, biological, forensic

Contacts

  • Luis Costa
    courriel : luismncosta [at] gmail [dot] com

Source de l'information

  • Luis Costa
    courriel : luismncosta [at] gmail [dot] com

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