Lecture by Kiersten Neumann on "Photographs of Persepolis"

Kiersten Neumann will give a lecture about "Photographs of Persepolis: Their Past, Present, and Future" on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 7:30 PM at the Marie Irwin Community Center in Homewood, IL.

Posted on January 7, 2017

Lecture by Nadine Moeller and Gregory Marouard on "The Two Sister-Sites of Tell Edfu and Dendara"

Nadine Moeller and Gregory Marouard will give a lectured about "The Origins of Two Provincial Capitals in Upper Egypt: The Two Sister-Sites of Tell Edfu and Dendara" on Wednesday, January 4, 2016, in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 3, 2017

New Online Repository of Maps and Geospatial Data for the Middle East

The Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL Lab) at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago would like to announce that a substantial subset of its digital holdings of maps and geospatial data are now available for online public search and download.

Posted on December 13, 2016

Lecture by Irene Winter on "Monuments and Politics in Ancient Mesopotamia"

Dr. Irene Winter, Harvard University, will give a lecture about "The Stela and the State: Monuments and Politics in Ancient Mesopotamia" on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 22, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Lead Preparator, Oriental Institute Museum

We seek applicants for the position of Lead Preparator, who reports to the Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions. The Lead Preparator constructs, installs, and maintains the Oriental Institute Museum exhibits, including lighting and general gallery cleaning.

Posted on November 20, 2016

Lecture by James Fraser on "Reviving Kubaba: A Hittite Goddess in the British Museum"

James Fraser will give a lecture about "Reviving Kubaba: Using Digital Methods to Unite the Body of a Hittite Goddess in the British Museum with Her Newly-Discovered Head" on Tuesday, November 15, at 12:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 9, 2016

Lecture by James Osborne on "The Syro-Anatolian City-States"

Dr. James Osborne will give a lecture about "The Syro-Anatolian City-States: A Neglected Iron Age Culture" on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 7:00 pm at the Oriental Institute.

Posted on November 1, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Program Administrator

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Program Administrator of the National Museum of Afghanistan-Oriental Institute (NMA-OI) Partnership.

Posted on October 25, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Associate Director for Administration and Finance

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seek applicants for the position of Associate Director for Administration and Finance (ADAF).

Posted on October 25, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Rank of Instructor

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the Oriental Institute’s Annual Post-Doctoral Fellow Conference program for the 2017—2019 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on October 21, 2016

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