Lecture by Michael Danti on "The Repercussions of Great Archaeological Discoveries"

Michael Danti will give a lecture about "The Repercussions of Great Archaeological Discoveries: The Hasanlu Gold Bowl and All That Glitters" on Thursday, January 14, at 3:30pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 11, 2016

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Research Associate (Assistant Professor) for the Analysis of Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Research Associate (Assistant Professor) for the Analysis of Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes. Applicants must have expertise and field experience directing archaeological surface surveys and landscape archaeology projects in the Near East/Egypt. A Ph.D. is required.

Posted on January 8, 2016

Announcing the 2016 Oriental Institute Seminar -- Irrigation in Early States

The Oriental Institute announces the twelfth annual Oriental Institute Seminar, "Irrigation in Early States: New Directions," to be held March 3-4, 2016.

Posted on January 7, 2016

Lecture by Bob Andersen on "E is for Egyptomania"

Bob Andersen will give a lecture about "E is for Egyptomania" on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 5:00pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 6, 2016

Oriental Institute News & Notes 228 (Winter 2016) Released

The Oriental Institute Publications Department announces the in-print and online publication of Oriental Institute News & Notes 228 (Winter 2016) featuring articles on the CAMEL Lab, the Integrated Database, and the Galilee Prehistory Project.

Download Oriental Institute News & Notes 228

Posted on January 5, 2016

Lecture by Robert Ritner and Theo van den Hout on "The Battle of Kadesh"

Robert Ritner and Theo van den Hout will give a lecture about "The Battle of Kadesh: A Debate between the Egyptian and Hittite Perspectives" on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, from 7:00-9:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 5, 2016

Lecture by St. John Simpson on "A New Look at the Sasanian Empire"

St. John Simpson will give a lecture about "A New Look at the Sasanian Empire: Archaeological Evidence for Frontiers and Interaction Zones" on Thursday, December 3, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in Saieh Hall Room 103.

Posted on December 2, 2015

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions, Oriental Institute Museum

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of Chief Curator and Deputy Director for Collections and Exhibitions or the Oriental Institute Museum. Candidates must have academic qualifications in a Near Eastern field of specialty, ideally in one of the areas covered by the Oriental Institute’s collections.

Posted on December 2, 2015

Oriental Institute Job Posting: Statistical Analysis Project Manager

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago invites applications for the Statistical Analysis Project Manager on the CRESCAT Project (Computational Research Ecosystem for Scientific Collaboration on Ancient Topics) / Analysis of ancient Greek coin hoards. This position requires a Ph.D. and an expertise in manipulation of social science data by statistical methods.

Posted on December 1, 2015

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