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

Symposium on the "The Limits of Empire in Afghanistan"

The Oriental Institute and the Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago, announce a conference to be held October 5-7, 2016, on thet toptic of "The Limits of Empire in Afghanistan: Rule and Resistance in the Hindu Kush, circa 600 BCE-650 CE." The conference was organized by Gil J. Stein and Richard Payne.

Posted on October 1, 2016

Lecture by Lisa Cooper on "Gertrude Bell's Archaeological Research and Discoveries"

Dr. Lisa Cooper, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Art & Archaeology and Director of Graduate Studies at Univeristy of British Columbia, will give a lecture about "Encounters with Ancient Splendors: Gertrude Bell's Archaeological Discoveries and Research in Mesopotamia, 1909-1914" on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on September 28, 2016

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