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Theo van den Hout to give Boston Harper Lecture

Join Theo van den Hout at the Omni Parker House in Boston for a lecture on "Text and Image: A New Interpretation of an Object of Hittite Art" on November 14, 2019.

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Job Opportunity: 2020-2022 Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Oriental Institute is now accepting applications for is 2020–2022 Post-Doctoral Fellow.

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Discovering New Pasts: The OI at 100 Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago proudly announces theDiscovering New Pasts: The OI at 100, a volume honoring the centennial celebration of the Institute's founding in 1919.


Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Persepolis Relief Returns to OI after 80 Years on Loan

A stone relief has returned to the OI from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts after eighty years on loan.

Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2019

UChicago Magazine Celebrates OI Centennial

To mark the celebration of the OI's centennial, UChicago Magazine has devoted the cover story of its summer issue to our monumental first century, covering both the history of the OI and our future direction. Explore "The OI at 100."

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2019