CALL.30.06.2018: 3rd International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt - Barcelona
On behalf of the Organizing and Scientific Committees, we are pleased to invite you to attend the Third International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt to be held in Barcelona on October 25th and 26th 2018. Following a First Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt in Cairo (Egypt) in 2007 and a Second International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt held in Manchester (UK) in 2008, the next conference was going to be held in Aswan in 2012. Nevertheless, for extra academic reasons could not be materialized. We are highly honoured to organize this new conference and continuing with the one organized some years ago for the study and presentation of new research advances in these topics.
FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 30/06/2018
FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 25-26/10/2018
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: (Barcelona, Spain)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Dr. Rosa Dinarès Solà; Dr. Mikel Fernández; Dr. María Rosa Guasch Jané
This meeting will display most recent Pharmaceutical and Medical studies on human remains and organic and plant material from ancient Egypt, together with discussions on textual and iconographical evidences related to this subject to evaluate the knowledge and advance on the Pharmacy, Veterinary and Medicine in Ancient Egypt.
The Conference program combines plenary sessions, oral communications and posters, and discussions which will permit to establish interdisciplinary collaborations between researchers and research groups that propose breakthrough studies on Pharmacy and Medicine Antiquity.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Barcelona in 2018 and to enjoy the Conference and our lovely Mediterranean city.
Abstract submission will be carried out using the electronic platform only. Note that logging within the electronic platform is required prior to abstract submission. Once you have logged in the system you will find the abstract submission instructions on "Send Abstracts" Menu.
Please, read carefully the Abstract Submission Guidelines. Please follow format instructions given in our abstract template.
May be submitted in English.
Two communications per author are allowed.
You can choose among two presentation types: Oral or Poster. The Scientific Committee will determinate the final format of presentations, contacting authors when their presentations are accepted.
1 - Medicine in Ancient Egypt:
- Medical practices and medical treatment
- Specialities of medicine: Surgery, Dentistry, etc.
- Bacterial and viral infections
- Medical papyrus
- Medicine and medical practices during the Greco-Roman Period
- Doctors and other healers
- Medical kit
- Magic and religion
2 - Pharmacy and Vet in Ancient Egypt:
- Animal mummies
- Pathologies of animals
- Pharmacopoeia and Remedies
- Drugs of animal, plant and mineral origin
- Elaboration of medicines
- Plant remains
- Cosmetics and Perfumes
- Food and Drinks
- Diet and Nutrition
3 - Palaeopathological diagnosis and New techniques applied to the human and animal remains study:
- Pathologies of Ancient Egyptians
3.b) NEW TECHNIQUES
- RX, computed tomography (CT)
- Facial reconstruction
- Dental studies
- DNA studies
- Histological studies
4 - Mummification:
- Variations on the process of mummification
- Animal mummification
- Prosthesis of the afterlife
Authors will be identified by their first name initials and surnames
University/ institution of the origin of the authors
Abstracts may have maximum 300 words
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Submission deadline is June 30, 2018.
To include your abstract, you must register and pay the fees until July 15, 2018.