Yorke Rowan, Research Associate in the archaeology of the southern Levant at the Oriental Institute, will give a gallery talk on the Oriental Institute's "Prehistoric Collections."
Sitta von Reden, Department of Ancient History, University of Freiburg/Germany, will give a lecture on "Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity," November 5, at 7:00pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.
Jane Moon, Co-Director of the Ur Region Archaeology Project and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, will lecture on Friday, October 31 at 12:30pm in the LaSalle Banks room on the topic "Why Excavate in Babylonia?"
Jane Moon, Co-Director of the Ur Region Archaeology Project and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, will lecture on Saturday, November 1 at 2:00pm in Breasted Hall on the topic "Back to Babylonia: Recent Archaeological Work in Southern Iraq."
The Origins of Writing Project, co-led by Christopher Woods, Associate Professor of Sumerian in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Oriental Institute, will have a conference on November 8-9, 2014.
Gene Cruz-Uribe, Professor of History at Indiana University East, will give a lecture titled "Seth, the Evil God of Power and Might" for the Chicago chapter of the American Research Center in Egypt.
Jason Ur, Harvard University, will give a lecture titled "Cities and Landscapes of Assyria: New Research in the Imperial Core" on Thursday, October 23rd at 3:30pm in Breasted Hall.
Oriental Institute Postdoctural Fellow for 2014-2016 Ilan Peled will give a lecture titled "A New Manuscript of the 'Lament for Eridu,' and its Relation to Mesopotamian Third Gender."
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the in-print and online publication of a new title Innovation and Creativity in the Reign of Hatshepsut.
University of Oxford Professor Oliver Watson will give a lecture titled "Epiphany at Raqqa, Syria: A Museum Curator and Archaeology" about the beginnings of Islamic glazed pottery, relations of Syria to Egypt and Iran, and reflections on the disciplines of Art History and Archaeology.