Oriental Institute 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 2016–2018 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on November 3, 2015

Lecture by Stephanie Dalley on "The Hanging Garden of Babylon: An Elusive World Wonder Traced"

Dr. Stephanie Dalley will give a lecture on "The Hanging Garden of Babylon: An Elusive World Wonder Traced" on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at 7:00 pm in Breasted Hall at the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by James Harrell on "In Search of Ancient Egyptian Gemstones"

James Harrell will give a lecture on "In Search of Ancient Egyptian Gemstones" on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Sahar Saleem on "Scanning the Pharaohs"

Dr. Sahar Saleem will give a lecture on "Scanning the Pharaohs" on Sunday, November 29, at 2:00 pm in Breasted Hall in the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Wolfgang Zwickel on "The Possible Earliest Reference to Israel and its Archaeological and Historical Background"

Dr. Wolfgang Zwickel will give a lecture about "The Possible Earliest Reference to Israel and its Archaeological and Historical Background" on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at 12:00 PM in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Emily Teeter on "Collecting for Chicago"

Emily Teeter will give a lecture about "Collecting for Chicago" on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Alexander Nagel on "Taking Care of Color in Perseopolis"

Alexander Nagel will give a lecture about "Taking Care of Color in Persepolis: New Research on Painters, Palaces and Polychromies in Achaemenid Persia, c. 520-330 BCE" on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 7:00 PM in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2015

Lecture by Renée Friedman on "Tomb 72: A New Elite Predynastic Burial at Hierakonpolis, Egypt"

Dr. Renée Friedman will give a lecture on "Tomb 72: A New Elite Predynastic Burial at Hierakonpolis, Egypt" on Friday, October 30, 2015, at 3:00pm in Pick Hall at the University of Chicago.

Posted on October 19, 2015

New Exhibit to Feature Archival Images of Persepolis

A new exhibition at the Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago will give visitors a rare glimpse inside the ancient city of Persepolis.  “Persepolis: Images of an Empire,” which opens Oct. 13, includes archival photographs and a new multi-media presentation that document an astounding imperial complex of palaces constructed by the Persian kings Darius, Xerxes, and Artaxerxes I and III, who ruled between 522 and 338 BC in today’s southwest Iran. 

Posted on October 7, 2015

Lecture by Debora Heard on "Divine Eldership: Toward the Development of Age as a Social Construct in Meroitic Kush"

Debora Heard, Ph.D. candidate in the departmetn of Anthropology, will give a lecture on ""Divine Eldership: Toward the Development of Age as a Social Construct in Meroitic Kush" on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at 5:00pm  in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on September 25, 2015

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