Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center Special Initiative

Description The Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center (HHRRC) seeks to utilize the assets of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) to promote the application of contemporary forensic science and forensic medicine principles to global humanitarian and/or human rights…

Building Forensic Capacity Post-Conflict: Lessons from Uganda

← Back to Series  Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM ET – 3:30:00 PM ET Duration: 1.5 hour(s) This presentation introduces research conducted in Uganda at the nexus of forensic science and transitional justice, highlighting a large-scale forensic investigation and…

Advancing Research Initiatives and Combatting the Human Trafficking Epidemic

Thursday, November 1, 2018 1:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour(s) Trafficking in persons is a multi-faceted global epidemic which has seen a significant increase in public awareness. However, there is a substantial need to expand capacities…

3D-ID-Geometric Morphometric Classification of Crania for Forensic Scientists Software Best Practices

Thursday, August 16, 2018 1:00 PM ET – 2:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour(s) Attendees will be introduced to the new features of the new software release, how to maximize results, and how to best interpret results for forensic casework…

Evaluating the Use of DNA Analysis for Family Reunification

← Back to Series  DNA analysis allows for testing relationships (kinship) between two individuals in situations that vary from legal immigration to claimed parentage testing. This webinar focuses on the applicability of DNA testing for family reunification. Biometrics refers to…

HHRRC Webinar Series: Stable Isotope Forensics & Unknown Persons Investigations

← Back to Series  Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 1:00:00 PM ET – 3:00:00 PM ET This webinar discussed applications of stable isotope analysis for predicting region of origin of unidentified border crossers found within the United States. Participants will understand…

HHRRC Webinar Series: Analysis and Conservation of Human Remains in Cambodia

← Back to Series  Original Webinar took Place on Tuesday, May 16th, 2020 This presentation provides an introduction to the work conducted in Cambodia to analyze/preserve human remains from violence committed by the Khmer Rouge. Specifically the site of Krang…