New OI Publication Excavations in the Plain of Antioch III Now Available

The Oriental Institute Publications office announces the in print and online publication of Excavations in the Plain of Antioch III: Stratigraphy, Pottery, and Small Finds from Chatal Höyük in the Amuq Plain by Marina Pucci in the series Oriental Institute Publications 143.

Posted on May 7, 2019

Workshop on the Reception and Display of Ancient Near Eastern Art

The Art History Department of Northwestern University and the Oriental Institute have organized a workshop on "The Reception and Display of Ancient Near Eastern Art" to be held on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 9:00 AM–4:00 PM in Trienens Forum, Kresge Centennial Hall, on the campus of Northwestern University.

Posted on May 7, 2019

Lecture by Michele Massa on "Beyond Çatalhöyük"

Michele Massa will give a lecture about "Beyond Çatalhöyük: Socio-Environmental Dynamics in the Konya Plain, 10,000–500 BCE" on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 12:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the OI.

Posted on May 6, 2019

Lecture by Alexander Sollee on "Urban Structure of Sirkeli Höyük"

Alexander Sollee will give a lecture about "The Urban Structure of Sirkeli Höyük: New Perspectives on a Neo-Hittite Settlement in Cilicia" on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 12:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the OI.

Posted on May 6, 2019

Conference Looks to Future of Landscape Studies

James Osborne, Yorke Rowan, Hervé Reculaeu, and the Oriental Institute's Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes (CAMEL) have organized a conference on "Landscape Studies in the Near East: The Next 100 Years" on May 10–11, 2019, at the Franke Institute for the Humanities.

Posted on May 6, 2019

Lecture by Karen Radner on "Assyrian Imperial Power and How to Oppose It"

Karen Radner will give a lecture about "Assyrian Imperial Power and How to Oppose It" on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 25, 2019

Lecture by Kathryn Morgan on "Middle Bronze Age Destruction at Zincirli"

Kathryn Morgan will give a lecture about "A Middle Bronze Age Destruction at Zincirli, Turkey: Recent Results of the Chicago-Tübingen Excavations" on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at 2:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 8, 2019

William Sumner Memorial Lecture by Melinda Zeder on "What Braidwood Got Right"

Melinda Zeder will give the William Sumner Memorial Lecture about "What Braidwood Got Right — Rehabilitating Iran and the Eastern Fertile Crescent as a Center of Agricultural Origins" on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 7:00–9:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 1, 2019

Support the OI on Giving Day!

Please help the Oriental Institute begin its Centennial Year with a bang, as we further understand, reveal, and protect the world's earliest civilizations and reinforce the autonomy, diversity, and unity of the world today.

Posted on March 29, 2019

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 March 20, 2019

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