Elisabeth Anstett is a social anthropologist, senior tenured researcher at CNRS and member of Adès (Anthropologie bio-culturelle, Droit, Ethique et Santé), an interdisciplinary research unit at the faculty of medical and paramedical sciences of Aix-Marseille University. Her research focuses on dead bodies and human remains management and care in mass violence or crisis contexts. She is co-editing the Human Remains and Violence book series and interdisciplinary academic journal at Manchester University Press.