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A public lecture by Luis Fondebrider of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team on the investigation of human rights abuses, presented by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies and the Embassy of the Argentine Republic. Using forensic anthropology and archaeology, genetics and related sciences, and cooperation from victims’ relatives, the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team sheds light on cases of human rights violations. The team has worked in nearly 40 countries. 

Luis Fondebrider is co-founder and current president of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team. He is a specialist in the investigation of political violence, archaeological exhumation and analysis of human remains. He has worked as an expert witness in 900 cases in Argentine courts and abroad.

Wine and light refreshments provided.

This public lecture is now available as a video or MP3 (please listen to the file below in two parts):

Part 1

Part 2

Date & time

Tue 06 Apr 2010, 12am


Hayden-Allen Lecture Theatre ("The Tank", Bldg 23), Australian National University.


Mr Luis Fondebrider


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