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Two lectures on ancient DNA

Friday, August 7th, 2015

My two DNA colleagues from the¬†Institut f√ľr Gerichtliche Medizin der¬†Medizinischen Universit√§t Innsbruck will be visiting and have agreed do give two lectures dealing with different aspects of ancient DNA. The lectures will last approximately half an hour each and it will be open for questions afterwords. The lectures are open for everyone, so, if this sounds interesting you’re most welcome.


Location: Seminarrom 1 which is located on the ground floor of √ėysteinsgate 3.

Date: Thursday 20th August

Time: 09.30


The lectures:

Professor Walther Parson¬†will give the folowing lecture: “The Russian Tsar family,¬†Mozart and Friedrich Schiller: What can DNA from old bones tell us about historic¬†persons?”


Petra Kralj, PhD candidate,¬†will give the following lecture “How ancient DNA¬†analysis uncovers history. Migrations in medieval Trondheim”.



Immigration and mobility in mediaeval and post-mediaeval Norway
Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, University of Bergen

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