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The First 100 Years: Anatolian Studies at Chicago

Special Exhibit (Lower Level)

September 12th, 2017 – ongoing


Call for Applications for the OI Collections Research Grant 2019–2020

The OI Collections Research Grant provides researchers with financial support to carry out discrete research projects that incorporate the study of artifacts & archival documents in the OI collection. We allow for the broadest possible selection of potential projects that will heighten the level of intellectual discourse and collaboration within the OI.

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

New OI Publication The Great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Amun at Karnak

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces a new publication in print and online—complimentary download: The Great Hypostyle Hall in the Temple of Amun at Karnak (OIP 142), by Peter J. Brand, Rosa Erika Feleg, and William J. Murnane.

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019

Afghan Heritage Mapping Partnership Capstone Course

As part of the Oriental Institute’s Afghan Heritage Mapping Partnership, from February 4–15, 2019, five members of the Afghanistan Institute of Archaeology (AIA), including its director, participated in a two-week intensive training course at the Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) Laboratory at the OI in Chicago. 

Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2019

Interview with Hervé Reculeau for the Oriental Institute Oral History Project

The OI Oral History Project recently interviewed Hervé Reculeau, Associate Professor of Assyriology, about his collaboration in the international project Coping with Changing Climates in Early Antiquity: Comparative Approaches between Empiricism and Theory.

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2019

OI Announces Continuation of the National Museum of Afghanistan Cultural Heritage Preservation Partnership

The U.S. Embassy-Kabul, the Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Museum of Afghanistan, and the OI signed a three-year extension of the National Museum of Afghanistan (NMA) cultural heritage preservation partnership.

Posted on Friday, February 22, 2019