Lecture by Irene Winter on "Monuments and Politics in Ancient Mesopotamia"

Dr. Irene Winter, Harvard University, will give a lecture about "The Stela and the State: Monuments and Politics in Ancient Mesopotamia" on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 22, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Lead Preparator, Oriental Institute Museum

We seek applicants for the position of Lead Preparator, who reports to the Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions. The Lead Preparator constructs, installs, and maintains the Oriental Institute Museum exhibits, including lighting and general gallery cleaning.

Posted on November 20, 2016

Lecture by James Fraser on "Reviving Kubaba: A Hittite Goddess in the British Museum"

James Fraser will give a lecture about "Reviving Kubaba: Using Digital Methods to Unite the Body of a Hittite Goddess in the British Museum with Her Newly-Discovered Head" on Tuesday, November 15, at 12:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 9, 2016

Lecture by James Osborne on "The Syro-Anatolian City-States"

Dr. James Osborne will give a lecture about "The Syro-Anatolian City-States: A Neglected Iron Age Culture" on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 7:00 pm at the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 1, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Program Administrator

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Program Administrator of the National Museum of Afghanistan-Oriental Institute (NMA-OI) Partnership.

Posted on October 25, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Associate Director for Administration and Finance

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seek applicants for the position of Associate Director for Administration and Finance (ADAF).

Posted on October 25, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Rank of Instructor

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the Oriental Institute’s Annual Post-Doctoral Fellow Conference program for the 2017—2019 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on October 21, 2016

Chicago House Bulletins 26 and 27 (2015-2016) Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publication of Chicago House Bulletins 26 and 27 (2015-2016). They are both available for complimentary download.

Posted on October 19, 2016

Oriental Institute Receives $150,000 from IMLS to Support Integrated Database Project

The Oriental Institute's Integrated Database project (IDB) has been awarded a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for $150,000 to fund the fourth consecutive phase of the IDB project.

Posted on October 14, 2016

UChicago Assyriologists Featured by the International Association for Assyriology

Assistant Professor of Assyriology Dr. Susanne Paulus and Ph.D. Student in Assyriology Andy Wilent were featured in Mār Šiprim by the International Association for Assyriology.

Posted on October 13, 2016

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