Professor Peter Vanezis

Sue Lawley's castaway on Desert Island Discs is the Regius Professor of Foresenic Medicine and Science at the University of Glasgow, Peter Vanezis.

Professor Vanezis has had a major role in examining the mass graves found in Bosnia, Rwanda and Chile and is a member of the international scientific team working on Otzi the 'Iceman' - the 5,300-year-old mummy discovered in the Alps in 1991. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Record: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves
Book: Christ Re-Crucified by Nicos Kazantsakis
Luxury: Big photo album of friends and family

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Fri 23 Mar 2001 09:00

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PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestProfessor Peter Vanezis

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