Conference at the Neubauer Collegium on "New Insights into Individual Magical Handbooks"

The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society will host a conference on "New Insights into Individual Magical Handbooks" on Friday–Saturday, May 18–19, 2018. This conference will center mainly on papers given by an international team of papyrologists who have collaborated on the Transmission of Magical Knowledge project, which is aimed at re-editing and re-translating the magical handbooks from Late-Antique Egypt.

Posted on May 18, 2018

Lecture by Seth Richarson on "Babylonian Slavery"

Seth Richardson will give a lecturea bout "A Few Things You Might Want to Know about Babylonian Slavery" on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 4:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on May 11, 2018

Lecture by Kutalmiş Görkay on "Zeugma: The Results of New Archaeological Research"

Kutalmiş Görkay will give a lecture about "Zeugma: The Results of New Archaeological Research" on Monday, May 14, 2018, at 7:00–9:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on May 1, 2018

Lecture by Mordechai Aviam on "Yodfat (Jotapata): The Life and Death of a Jewish Galilean Town"

Mordechai Aviam will give a lecture about "Yodfat (Jotapata): The Life and Death of a Jewish Galilean Town" on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 30, 2018

Lecture by Roberta Mazza on "Papyrology and Ethics: Towards a More Responsible Publication Model"

Roberta Mazza will give a lecture about "Papyrology and Ethics: Towards a More Responsible Publication Model" on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 3:30 PM in Classics 21 as part of the Ancient Societies Workshop.

Posted on April 30, 2018

Oriental Institute News & Notes, Issue 237, Spring 2018, Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publciation of Oriental Institute News & Notes Issue 237 (Spring 2018).

Posted on April 30, 2018

Oriental Institute Annual Report 2016-2017 Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publciation of Oriental Institute Annual Report 2016-2017.

Posted on April 30, 2018

Lecure by Aaron de Souza on "The Pan-Grave Enigma"

Aaron de Souza will give a lecture about "The Pan-Grave Enigma: Nomads on the Frings of Egypt and Nubia" on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 3:30 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 12, 2018

Lecture by Margaretha Folmer on "Aramaic in Bactria"

Margaretha Folmer will give a lecture about "Aramaic in Bactria: The Evidence from the Akhvamazda Letters (4th Century B.C.E.)" on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 9, 2018

Lecture by David A. Warburton on "What Was the Difference? A Discussion of Possible Differences and Contrasts between Economies East and West in Antiquity"

David A. Warburton wil give a lecture about "What Was the Difference? A Discussion of Possible Differences and Contrasts between Economies East and West in Antiquity" on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 9, 2018

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