Italy, June to July 2017
What we do.
IRLAB is a non-profit organization established to promote the advancement and diffusion of archaeological and bioarchaeological knowledge through research and education.
We believe that, to understand the human condition across time and space, it is necessary to study past populations directly within their archaeological context. Indeed, only by combining archaeological survey, excavation, and laboratory analyses can we gain a holistic appreciation for the multidimensional eco-bio-cultural world experienced by humans in the past.
What you are going to learn with us.
One of our main objectives is to provide university students and professional researchers with multiple opportunities to receive a broad-spectrum training. To this end, we have an ongoing commitment to creating multidisciplinary, practical field schools, theoretical courses, and both introductory and advanced classes on a variety of topics within the discipline.
The main purpose of IRLAB is to provide students with the basis for a modern stratigraphic archeology.
Bioarchaeology merges the excavation of human remains with the principles of anatomy.
Paleopathology is the study of disease in antiquity. This study focuses not only on pathogenic conditions, but also on nutritional disorders, variation in stature or the morphology of bones over time.
Each context provides important inputs for studies. The analysis of human history enables to deepen the scientific approach.
Computing and GIS
Archaeological and bioarchaeological sciences have embarked on a path of development that is now indelibly linked to, and dependent upon, applied modern technologies.
Material culture is the physical evidence of a culture in the objects and architecture they make, or have made.
Participants to our projects
Since our foundation