Lecture by Donald Whitcomb on "From Fustat to Cairo: The Many Meanings of 'Old Cairo'"

Donald Whitcomb will give a lecture on "From Fustat to Cairo: The Many Meanings of 'Old Cairo'" on Wednesday, May 27, at 5:00pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on May 21, 2015

OI Director Gil Stein Addressed Cultural Heritage Concerns at Workshop in Washington, D.C.

The Univeristy of Chicago Cultural Policy Center and the Smithsonian held a joint workshop on April 17, 2015, to discuss the protection of cultural heritage throughout the world.

Posted on May 14, 2015

Lecture by Marina Rustow on "The Material Turn in Cario Geniza Research"

Marina Rustow will give a lecture on "The Material Turn in Cairo Geniza Research" on Wednesday, May 13, at 5:00pm in the Swift Common Room of the Divinity School.

Posted on May 8, 2015

Oriental Institute Seminars 10

As part of its Electronic Publications Initiative, the Oriental Institute Publications Office announces the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) release of OIS 10. Household Studies in Complex Societies: (Micro) Archaeological and Textual Approaches.

Posted on May 1, 2015

Symposium on Labor Contracting to be Held at the University of Chicago

A conference on "Hunger Games: Labor Contracting from Mesopotamia to Rome" will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015 the the Neubauer Collegium Forum from 2:00-6:00 pm.

Posted on April 30, 2015

New publication of Boğazköy tablets in transliteration now available in print and online.

As part of its Electronic Publications Initiative, the Oriental Institute Publications Office announces the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) release of CHDS 2: Unpublished Bo-Fragments in Transliteration 1: Bo 9536-Bo 9736.

Posted on April 29, 2015

Lecture by Jodi Magness on "New Discoveries in the Ancient Village and Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee"

Jodi Magness will give a lecture on "New Discoveries in the Ancient Village and Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee" on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 7:00pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 23, 2015

Lecture by Tasha Vorderstrasse on "Multiculturalism and Christian Art in Old Cairo"

Tasha Vorderstrasse will give a lecture on "Multiculturalism and Christian Art in Old Cairo" on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 5:00pm in the Divinity School, Swift Common Room.

Posted on April 23, 2015

Lecture by Samra Azarnoche on "Myths and Science: Zoroastrian Media of Power in Late Sasanian Iran"

Samra Azarnoche will give a lecture on  "Myths and Science: Zoroastrian Media of Power in Late Sasanian Iran" on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 5:00pm in Pick Hall, Room 216.

Posted on April 23, 2015

Lecture by Elisa Rossberger on "Objects from the Temple of Ištar-Kitītum at Iščali"

Elisa Rossberger will give a lecture on "Things to Remember: Form and Function of Dedicated Objects from the Temple of Ištar-Kitītum at Iščali" on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 12:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room at the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 20, 2015

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