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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). Dimitris Michailidis is Laboratory Coordinator. 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

International Field School on Archaeological Science in Ancient Corinth

02/03/2016
The week-long course entitled Field School on Archaeological Science in Ancient Corinth is offered by the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science (ASCSA), in collaboration with the Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, and the ASCSA Excavations at Ancient Corinth.

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Students of Hunter College visiting the ASCSA

01/21/2016
Professor Robert Koehl and a small group of graduate students from Hunter College visited the facilities of the School yesterday.

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Archaeodiet in the Greek World Published

09/17/2015
Archaeodiet in the Greek World: Dietary Reconstruction from Stable Isotope Analysis, edited by Anastasia Papathanasiou, Michael P. Richards, and Sherry C. Fox, is now published and available for sale.

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