FFS Lecture Series 2017-2018

Forensic archeological and human taphonomy expertise in the Netherlands

22Sept2017 15:00 - 17:00


We proudly invite you to the first Frontiers of Forensic Science (FFS) session of the 2017/2018 Academic Year. This session, chaired by prof dr Roelof Jan Oostra (Anatomy, AMC) is dedicated to the new forensic taphonomic test facility at the AMC.

An introduction will be given on the AMC plans to create a forensic test site and lectures will be presented by three experts in the field of forensic archeology and taphonomy :


The making of a human taphonomy facility in Amsterdam -

Roelof-Jan Oostra - AMC/UvA


Forensic archaeology and taphonomy: two sides of the same coin -

Mike Groen - NFI/University of Leiden


Finding buried human remains with geophysics  -

Mark L├╝schen - Dutch Police


Taphonomy of juvenile remains -

Tristan Krap - AMC/UvA 

17:00-18:00   Social Drink


Attending this Frontiers of Forensic Science and participation in the social drink is free of charge.

If you want to attend please register by sending an email to fs-iis-science@uva.nl.

This will help us in organizing the event and making sure that we can seat everybody.

We hope to welcome you on the 22nd of September at UvA Science Park, Building 904, Room C0.110

The program starts at 15:00 and ends at 17:00 and is followed by a social drink for all attendants.

To find your way to the Science Park in Amsterdam please use the following link:


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