Season: January 11, 2020 to February 7, 2020
Application Deadline: December 15, 2019
Deadline Type: Contact for Details
This project is an RPA certified field school
Join EPAF in the exhumation and analysis of bodies from mass graves during this intensive 4-week field school. As a result of massacres committed during the regime of Mohammed Siad Barre in the 1980s, an estimated 60,000 people were killed and thousands more were victims of enforced disappearance. Working in Hargeisa, students in this field school will help determine the number of Somaliland’s disappeared through a system of antemortem data collection, research of mass graves, and the analysis of human remains. The course cover theory and practice in preliminary investigation, burial site mapping, excavation techniques, forensic evidence recovery, osteology, taphonomy and trauma.
Students who are interested in archaeology, anthropology, other forensic science and human rights are welcome to apply.
Period(s) of Occupation: 1980s
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 weeks
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: Students who are interested in archaeology, anthropology, other forensic science and human rights are welcome to apply.
Room and Board Arrangements:
EPAF's Directive Board: – Jose Pablo Baraybar – Juan Carlos Tello – Gisela Ortiz – Oscar Loyola – Franco Mora – Jesus Peña
Jr. Rodolfo Rutte 670, Magdalena del Mar
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