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This course is part of the Science Summer Programme.

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Ancient human remains - whether skeletons or mummies - can tell us about the diseases that people suffered from in the past and how these diseases affected individuals and societies. This the course gives a general grounding in the subject and includes practical sessions. Taught in the Department of Archaeology (1km, c.15 mins walk). The maximum number of students on this course is 15.


Course dates

30 Jul 2018 to 03 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

09 Jul 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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