The Laboratory promotes the scientific expertise by organizing lectures and by inviting exceptional researchers in the field of Anthropology.

2020

Workshop on the use of the software R for Physical Anthropology

2019

Workshop as part of the Postgraduate Program: “History of Medicine and Biological Anthropology” entitled 3D Imaging & Geometric Morphometrics

2018

Visit at «Athena – Research and Innovation Information Technologies». Xanthi

 

Vika E. (Archaeologist - Anthropologist): Lecture about the analysis of stable isotopes

 

Liras G. (Special Laboratory Teaching Staff member, Sector of Historical Geology and Paleontology, National Kapodistrian University of Athens), Lecture about the biology of island populations

2015

Organiser, International Workshop: Ancient DNA: a window to the Past and Future. Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki (9 world leading researchers on aDNA studies, 200 participants)

2014

Co-organizer, Humboldt Kolleg: Northern Greece and Sountheastern Europe during the Neolithic Period: an Interaction Zone. Archaeological Museum of  Thessaloniki, Greece (50 invited speakers, 100 participants).

2011

Session organiser, Human experimental mummification, VII World Congress on Mummy Studies. San Diego USA (100 participants).

2009

Co-organiser, 28th Congress of the International Commission on the Anthropology of food, Fish and Seafood Anthropological and nutritional perspectives. Kamilari, Crete (100 participants).

2008

Session co-organiser, Bioethics: critical Issues on Bioarchaeology today. VI World Archaeological Congress Dublin (8 invited speakers, 40 participants).

2008

Organiser, Clinical Palaeopathological Colloquium, Medical Faculty, University of Zurich: Diagnostic palaeopathological practice on skeletal material from Tomils, Grisons. Anthropological Research Institute Aesch, Switzerland (50 participants).

2000

Pre-conference meeting for the “First all-Greek Conference about Vlachs”

1999

Organization of the 1st International Symposium about “Ethnic Identities & Political Action in Post-Cold War Europe” in collaboration with the International Democritus Institute, the University of Ulster and the Municipality of Xanthi

 

Organization of the European Meeting and bioethics seminar about "Population Explosion: Religious and Environmental Confrontation" in collaboration with Collaborating Universities in the European Module on Bioethics, (Socrates project) και την European Association of Global Bioethics

 

Organization of the 1st Archaeology Student Conference in collaboration with the Anthropological Museum of Athens.

1998

Organization of the European Meeting and bioethics seminar about "Population Explosion: Religious and Environmental Confrontation" in collaboration with Collaborating Universities in the European Module on Bioethics, (Socrates project) και την European Association of Global Bioethics

1997

Organization of learning Greek language project for foreign students

 

Organization of Balcanic Anthropology seminar

 

Organization of the 2nd Symposium of Anthropology about “Perspectives in Anthropological Sciences in Europe of 2000”

1996

European meeting of ERASMUS-BIOLOGY ERASMUS-ANTHROPOLOGY

 

Organization of international Full-time post-graduate project about "Mathematics in Βiological Sciences - Applications in Anthropology"- 45 PhD and master students from 13 countries, 15 Proffessors from U.S.A, Europe and Japan. The Proffessors projects were used for the lectures and were published in two volumes.

 

Organization of 2 panhellenic work meetings in the view of the preparation of Institutional Conventions

 

Organization of the office structure of  Socrates and coordination of the Socrates project for DUTH

1995

Presentation of the fieldwork about the Muslim Minority of Thrace during the European Conference of the Institution of Eastern Studies at Hamburg (DAVO) – Organization of conference. Overview of the evolution of the aforementioned populations (N. Xirotiris) – Biochemical genetic markers (K. Simitopoulou) – Genealogies – Demography (K. Zafiris) – Cultural elements of Muslim cemeteries

 

Organization of the European Symposium of Anthropology in the memory of  Dr. Eike M. Winkler about "Perspectives in Anthropology of Past and Present Populations" – 71 participations from 20 countries).

 

Presentation of the research results about isolated populations of mountainous Thrace at the 16st Conference of Greek Partnership of Biological Sciences – co-organization of the Anthropological Conference

1994

European meeting of ERASMUS-BIOLOGY ERASMUS-ANTHROPOLOGY

 

Organization of the seminar “Ethnogenetic procedures  in Balcans” in collaboration with the Greek Minorities Studies Center.

1993

Organization of the 1st Symposium of Anthropology in collaboration with the Municipality of Komotini