Lecture by Brian Rose on Troy and Gordion

Brian Rose will give a lecture about "Troy and Gordion: The Historiography of Excavation at Two Legendary Sites in Anatolia" on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Social Sciences Room 122.

Posted on January 18, 2019

Oriental Institute Annual Report 2017–19 Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publciation of Oriental Institute 2017–18 Annual Report.

Posted on January 2, 2019

Oriental Institute News & Notes, Issue 240, Winter 2019, Now Available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publciation of Oriental Institute News & Notes Issue 240 (Winter 2019).

Posted on December 20, 2018

Lecture by Stephen Chrisomalis on "Ancient Written Numerals"

Stephen Chrisomalis will give a lecture about "How to Choose a Number: Multimodal Variations in Ancient Written Numerals" on Wednesday, December 5, at 7:00 PM in Social Sciences Room 122.

Posted on December 1, 2018

Interview with Gil Stein Now Available on the OI Podcast in iTunes

Lectures, interviews, and more are now available for listening and download on the Oriental Institute Podcast through iTunes and SoundCloud. As part of the launch, former OI director Gil Stein's oral history is now available as a podcast on iTunes for the first time.

Posted on November 26, 2018

Own an iconic artifact from the Oriental Institute!

The first 50 people who start a new membership or make an additional gift of $250 or more will receive an original chair from Breasted Hall!

Posted on November 20, 2018

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 2019—2021 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on November 6, 2018

Lecture by Stuart Tyson Smith on the "Nubian Borderlands"

Stuart Tyson Smith will give a lecture about "'Entangled Lives: Intercultural Interactions in the Nubian Borderlands" on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 7:00 PM in Room 122 of Social Sciences (1126 E. 59th Street).

Posted on November 5, 2018

The Epigraphic Survey/Chicago House launches digitalEPIGRAPHY

The digital drawing manual of Krisztián Vértes and the Epigraphic Survey, Digital Epigraphy, has outgrown the electronic book format and has evolved into its own website, digitalEPIGRAPHY, which can be accessed as of November 1st. 

Posted on October 31, 2018

Lecture by Dora Goldsmith on "Smellscapes in Ancient Egypt"

Dora Goldsmith, PhD Candidate, Freie Universität Berlin, will give a lecture about "Smellscapes in Ancient Egypt (with smell accompaniments)" on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 3:00–4:00 PM room 021 of Saieh Hall for Economics.

Posted on October 29, 2018

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