Tag Archives: Human Remains

More royal remains?

Posted on: February 6, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Following the discovery of the remains of Richard III in a car park in Leicester, scientists at Winchester have expressed cautious optimism that they may have identified part of the skeleton of King Arthur ‘the Great’.  King Arthur, who fought the invading Danes more than 1,000 years ago, was renowned as a wise and merciful […]

IAL seminars: ‘Human Remains and the Law’ (13 Dec) and ‘Culture and Conflict’ (27 Jan 2014)

Posted on: November 12, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

‘Human Remains and the Law’ – 13th December 2013 – London A one-day conference with the generous support of the Natural History Museum The treatment of human remains, whether contained in museum collections or discovered during the course of building or other works, gives rise to a host of moral, ethical and legal issues. Should […]