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
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
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
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publication of Chicago House Bulletins 26 and 27 (2015-2016). They are both available for complimentary download.
Posted on October 19, 2016
The Oriental Institute's Integrated Database project (IDB) has been awarded a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for $150,000 to fund the fourth consecutive phase of the IDB project.
Posted on October 14, 2016
Assistant Professor of Assyriology Dr. Susanne Paulus and Ph.D. Student in Assyriology Andy Wilent were featured in Mār Šiprim by the International Association for Assyriology.
Posted on October 13, 2016
The Oriental Institute and the Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago, announce a conference to be held October 5-7, 2016, on thet toptic of "The Limits of Empire in Afghanistan: Rule and Resistance in the Hindu Kush, circa 600 BCE-650 CE." The conference was organized by Gil J. Stein and Richard Payne.
Posted on October 1, 2016
Dr. Lisa Cooper, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Art & Archaeology and Director of Graduate Studies at Univeristy of British Columbia, will give a lecture about "Encounters with Ancient Splendors: Gertrude Bell's Archaeological Discoveries and Research in Mesopotamia, 1909-1914" on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.
Posted on September 28, 2016
The Oriental Institute Publications Department announces the in-print and online publication of Oriental Institute News & Notes 231 (Fall 2016) featuring articles on Babylonian Kudurrus, Late Neolithic houses in the Black Desert of eastern Jordan, and new results at Kom-ed Dahab in the eastern delta of Egypt. Download Oriental Institute News & Notes 231
Posted on September 21, 2016
Richard Payne, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor, has co-edted a new book on Cosmopolitanism and Empire: Universal Rulers, Local Elites, and Cultural Integration in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).
Posted on September 17, 2016