Equipe

Dr Jocelyne Desideri
Chargée de cours et adjointe scientifique - Paléoanthropologue - Préhistoire européenne – anthropologie biologique – ostéologie humaine – identification biologique du squelette – anthropologie dentaire – géochimie isotopique – dynamique de peuplements – mobilité – paléoalimentation – néolithique – Campaniforme – paléo-environnement.
Bureau : B701, Uni Carl Vogt
Téléphone : +41 22 379 6947
Courriel

Research areas

Bioanthropological studies (preservation, sex, age, paleodemography, metric and nonmetric morphology, paleopathology…), biogeochemistry studies (health, palaeodiet, mobility, populations dynamics), prehistoric and historic periods, Europe and Africa

Excavations and Museum activities

Excavations in Sboryanovo (Bulgaria): Thrace funerary area - since 2014 ; Orikum (Albania): hellenistic necropolis - since 2012; Borgosesia (Italy): Bronze Age settlement - 2012 ; Geneva Canton (Switzerland): local excavations - since 2001; in Vaud Canton (Switzerland): modern cemetery excavations - since 1998; in Thonon (France): Middle Neolithic cemetery - 2004; Marin-les-Piecettes (Switzerland): Neolithic. settlement - 1999; in Ounjougou (Mali): various prehistoric settlements - 1998 and 1999; in Onnens (Switzerland): various prehistoric settlements - 1998; in Vufflens-la-Ville (Switzerland): Bronze Age burial - 1996; in Romainmôtier (Switzerland): Middle Age cemetery - 1995

Curator/scientific assistant for exhibitions at the Art and History Museum of Geneva (2003 and 2007), Archaeological and Historical Museum of Lausanne (2001 to 2007), Historical Museum of the Chablais - Bex (2005)

Arwards

2008 University of Geneva Latsis 2008 award

2007 GALF award 2007- French-speaking anthropologists association

2002 Arditi award 2002 in Biology

Main university tasks

Education: lectures in bioanthropology and archaeology

Monitoring of students: bachelor, master and PhD students

Management and development of the bioanthropological collections: 13'000 specimens from the Neolithic to the Medieval period (Europe and Africa)

Supervision of interns in bioanthropology

Various activities

  •  Expertise of proposals (European Research Council; Agence Nationale de la Recherche, France)
  • Expertise of papers (American Journal of Physical Anthropology - International Journal of Osteoarchaeology - Anthropologie, Science of man - Bulletins et Mémoires de la Société d’Anthropologie de Paris  -  Bulletin de la Société Préhistorique Française -  Bulletins de la Société Suisse d’Anthropologie)
  • Relations with the city: meetings, lectures and cultural activities
  • Membership in scientific societies: Groupe de travail pour les recherches préhistoriques en Suisse; membre du comité - Archéologie et Gobelets - Société Suisse d’Anthropologie - Groupe de travail pour les recherches anthropologiques en Suisse -  Groupe des paléopathologistes de langue française - Dental Anthropology Association - Archéologie Suisse - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Anthropologie - Groupe d'Anthropologie et d'Archéologie Funéraire - Société préhistorique française - European association of archaeologists
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