Field-school in Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology

Students in cave


Cave exterior


Students working in cave

Students working in cave

Hillside landscape

A field-school opportunity in Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology, offered by The University of Winnipeg in collaboration with The National Museum, (Belgrade) and Belgrade University is now available.

Open to upper undergraduate and graduate students, the field-school will take place at the Šalitrena cave, with the Mousterian to Gravettian Paleolithic sequence in the vicinity of Valjevo, Serbia.

Please contact the Department of Anthropology, University of Winnipeg for more information and applications. Spaces are limited and most will be filled by the March 1st, 2018 deadline. Students applying before that date have a greater chance of getting into the course but we will accept students until the course numbers are filled.

ANTH-4230; Field school in Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology
Credits: 6
Course Dates: May 05
-August 20, 2018
Field Dates: July 20-August 18, 2018
Please note, it is recommended that students arrive two days earlier in order be rested and recovered from jet lag before starting the field season.

Balanica Field School Video (YouTube)

Mirjana Roksandic
Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Canada

Bojana Mihailovic 
Museum Counselor, National Museum, Belgrade, Serbia

Dušan Mihailovic
Professor, Department of Archaeology, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Joshua Lindal 
PhD Student, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Field School Video ImageEarly human occupation in the Balkans: Balanica cave complex.

Video - UofW field school in Paleonathropology: students' view

UWinnipeg field school in Paleonathropology: 
students' view