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  • On Friday, January 9th, the Wiener Laboratory of the ASCSA presented the colloquium "The Preservation of Organic Remains in the Aegean" at the annual AIA meetings in New Orleans.
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Wiener Laboratory

The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science of the ASCSA is an active research department dedicated to archaeological science in Greece. The lab provides both American and international scholars of archaeological science in the eastern Mediterranean and adjacent areas the tools and resources to answer a variety of scientfically-based questions mainly in the fields of bioarchaeology, geoarchaeology, paleobotany, and zooarchaeology (see vision, mission and philosophy).

The director of the Wiener Laboratory is Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas (CV). Assistant to the director is Eleni Stathi. The lab provides variety of fellowships (see fellows and grants) as well as facilities for independent research, and it offers research assistance to scholars who cannot physically travel to the laboratory. The lab's present post-doc is Dr. Calla McNammee. Educational outreach is offered via seminars, a regular lecture series, research publications and workshops.

The Wiener Laboratory News

A new and expanded free-standing Wiener Laboratory is being constructed

The Wiener Laboratory is currently building a new and expanded free-standing structure with new facilities. The construction is expected to be ready for use by the end of 2015.

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Wiener Laboratory Workshop- November 2014

The Wiener Laboratory workshop was about Stratigraphy & Site Formation Processes

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Malcolm H. Wiener honored by President Papoulias with the Gold Cross of the Order of the Phoenix

On Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at an official state ceremony, President Karolos Papoulias of Greece presented 42 people with awards. Among those honored was Malcolm H. Wiener, president of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ASCSA. Wiener received the Gold Cross of the Order of Merit from Papoulias.

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