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  • Popplestone, Ann
    Subject: ASHB Annual Conference THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE Department of Anatomical Sciences First Announcement - 14th Annual Conference of the Australasian
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      Subject: ASHB Annual Conference


      THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
      Department of Anatomical Sciences


      First Announcement - 14th Annual Conference of the
      Australasian Society of Human Biology

      The 14th Annual ASHB Conference '2000' will be held at Camp Coorong#
      about 100 kms SE of Adelaide, South Australia, using the hospitality of
      Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal people. The dates for the conference are the
      11th - 13th December 2000.

      The theme of the conference is
      THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF HUMAN BIOLOGICAL VARIATION.

      In early December the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology and
      the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology Joint Conference is
      being held in Adelaide. This will provide some articulation with our
      events.

      Due to location at Camp Coorong this year's conference fee will include
      cost of accommodation, and meals. All prices are in AUD$ (AUD$ »
      US$0.57). Meals are $30 per person per day full board. Accommodation in
      2-4 bed rooms $15 per person, per night. It is BYO pillow and blanket if

      needed. A limited number of pillows and blankets can be organised at a
      small additional cost.

      We plan to publish proceedings as full, internationally refereed
      chapters in a book, similar to the latest Volume 4 of 'Perspectives in
      Human Biology'. Those participants wanting their paper to be considered
      for publication will need to share the cost at AUD$100.00 per 10-20
      pages long paper.

      Abstracts of 250 words will be due in October. Please send initial
      expressions of interest to Kosette Lambert, email:
      kosette.lambert@...

      Minimum conference fee: general conf. fee   $50.00
          meals 3 days     $90.00
         accomm. 3 nights         $45.00
            $185.00 (» US$105.00)

      Extras  transport*      $50.00
             publication**    $100.00

      * bus from airport to Camp Coorong and back
      ** full length internationally refereed papers in a volume

      # The Coorong is a coastal lagoon separated from the Southern Ocean by
      approximately 100km long Younghusband Peninsula. A large part of the
      Coorong area is protected as a nature park. The area was densely
      inhabited by Aboriginal people before the arrival of European settlers.
      The still living in the area Aboriginal people run a camp where visitors

      can acquaint themselves first-hand with the Coorong environment (walking

      trails) and with history, culture and activities of Aboriginal
      inhabitants. Workshops in basket weaving are offered, and the camp has a

      small museum.

      Adelaide is centrally located in Australia between beaches of the St
      Vincent Gulf and the Mount Lofty Ranges (over 700m high). The city is
      surrounded by valleys with extensive vineyards and nature reserves.
      There are three universities (The University of Adelaide, The University

      of South Australia, and The Flinders University of South Australia; all
      of which have Faculties/Divisions of Health Sciences). The South
      Australian Museum has a large natural science collection and an
      excellent collection of aboriginal art. Adelaide is renown for its
      biennial festival of culture and arts. There are many fine hotels and
      good restaurants offering a world wide range of cuisines.

      Early December is the beginning of summer in South Australia. Usually
      very sunny (bring a hat and protective lotion if you plan to walk) and
      hot days (25-30°C; 80-95°F), but reasonably cool nights.


      [D K Sidhu
      Secretary to Prof. M. Henneberg]


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