Archaeology Permanent Seminar

Date: 8 of august of 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Place: D-604 (Auditorio)

The theme of the first version of the Seminar is "Ethics and Archaeology: debates and challenges in archaeological praxis."

This Cultural Heritage Studies Faculty space seeks to become an environment for debate, reflection, and academic interaction among professors, students, and researchers, in general.

This semester, the seminar will address, in two meetings, topics related to archaeology and the great developments; the role of archaeologists in the communities; the management and treatment of human remains in archaeological and forensic contexts; frictions regarding underwater cultural heritage, and the memory politics, among other general interest issues.

The first meeting features participation by Professors Cristóbal Gnecco (Universidad del Cauca) and María Antonieta Corcione (Externado de Colombia University). Also participating, as speakers, are Sofía Bermúdez Casilimas and Gabriela Caro León, both Archaeology undergraduate students.

Jennifer Rivera Sandoval, Professor-researcher of the Social and Human Sciences Faculty, professor of the undergraduate Archaeology Professional Ethics program, will act as moderator and commentator.

The second meeting will be held in Bogotá, on Thursday, November 7, 2019, 2:00 to 6:00 pm.


Speaker Conference

Cristóbal Gnecco Valencia Ethics and politics frictions in contemporary archaeology

María Antonieta Corcione Mainstreaming ethics in bioarchaeological practice

Gabriela Caro León Experiences of the past, present, and future of Cyrus “The big one” by the Shah of Persia (1971)

Sofía Bermúdez Casilimas Medical research on cadavers affects civil health service

Comments: Jennifer Rivera Sandoval