The Department of History, Archaeology, and Museology at “1 Decembrie 1918“
University of Alba Iulia, “Vasile Pârvan” Institute of Archaeology, Bucharest and “Francisc I.
Rainer” Institute of Anthropology, Bucharest are proud to announce the Sixth International
Symposium Homines, Funera, Astra on Funerary Anthropology, Death and Children from
Prehistory to the Middle Ages. This three days conference invites established scholars, early career
researchers, and PhD students from history, archaeology, anthropology, epigraphy, ethnography
or other related disciplines, to present their research theoretically and empirically engaged with a
broad range of disciplines reflecting the complex nature of funerary studies.
Topics covered by this call could include, but are not limited to:
- Treatment of children and burial practices
- Social status
- Health, wellbeing, and embodiment
- Dynamics of identities
- Interdisciplinary approaches to sources
- Innovative methodologies
- Health status and cause of death