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.
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.
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.
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.
Marjorie Venit, University of Maryland, will give a lecture titled "Strangers in a Strange Land: Negotiating the Afterlife in Greek Tombs in Graeco-Roman Egypt."