The 2016 Jephcott Lecture: the real world of forensic anthropology

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar


The 2016 Jephcott lecture given by Professor Sue Black aimed to examine the reality of the discipline of forensic anthropology in an effort to dispel the myths offered by today’s media. Professor Black's talk looked at real casework within forensic anthropology. It considered a variety of crimes encountered within the UK and also the role of the discipline overseas in mass fatality events, genocide and war crimes investigations. Her talk aimed to show the importance of an understanding of human anatomy and to convey the relevance of our discipline to the modern world.
Period8 Mar 2016
Held atRoyal Society of Medicine, United Kingdom