The Second International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology took place in Stockholm, Sweden, September 7-9, 2006. The general aim of the symposium was to stimulate research in the subject area and to encourage the exchange of information between researchers in different disciplines.

Focus of the symposium was the application of biomolecular techniques to archaeological questions, this ideally in combination with “traditional” archaeological research methods.

The symposium was hosted by the Archaeological Research Laboratory at Stockholm University, and the organizing commmittee consisted of:

Prof. Kerstin Lidén
Dr Gunilla Eriksson
Dr Lena Holmquist Olausson
Dr Sven Isaksson

Sponsors

The symposium was sponsored by:

  • Swedish Research Council
  • Wenner-Gren Foundations
  • Henrik Granholm Foundation
  • Strömma Turism & Sjöfart AB

The first International symposium on biomolecular archaeology was organised by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands 2004 (see ISBA1)

The third International symposium on biomolecular archaeology was organised by University of York in the UK 2008 (see ISBA3)

The Fourth International symposium on biomolecular archaeology was organised by the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen 2010 (see ISBA4)

The Fifth International symposium on biomolecular archaeology will take place in Beijing 15-18 August 2012 (see ISBA5)

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