After the Revolution: the Oriental Institute and Archaeology in Iran

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
7:00 pm, Breasted Hall
Abbas Alizadeh, Oriental Institute

The 1979 Revolution in Iran incited a long cessation of archaeological fieldwork. In 1995, the Oriental Institute was the first foreign institution to gain permission to resume archaeological activities through its Iran Prehistoric Project. In his lecture, Abbas Alizadeh traces the significance and evolution of the Oriental Institute’s landmark contributions to archaeology in Iran including expeditions, publications, and a research center at the National Museum.

Lectures are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of Oriental Institute Members. Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the Membership Office for for assistance.

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