Public Symposium: In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East
The Oriental Institute invites you to a free half-day symposium to be held in conjunction with the special exhibit, In Remembrance of Me.
New Scholarship Highlights Relationship between Egypt and Nubia
Oriental Institute Research Associate Bruce Williams recently published an important new article on relations between Egypt and Nubia in Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 6 (2014).
New Article Co-Authored by OI Scholar Dennis Pardee Highlights the Scribal Culture of Ugarit
Dennis Pardee, Professor of Northwest Semitic Philology, recently co-authored a new article on alphabetic cuneiform and the scribal culture of the Syrian city of Ugarit.
New Scholarship Provides an Overview of Hittite History
Theo van den Hout, Professor of Hittitology and Editory of the Chicago Hittite Dictionary, has published an overview of the Hittite empire.
Conference on Body & Metaphor in Ancient Medicine
A conference on Body & Metaphor in Ancient Medicine will take place in Breasted Hall at the Oriental Institute on May 1-3, 2014.
Conference on Surveying the Field: Conducting Archaeology in the Middle East Today
A conference on Surveying the Field: Conducting Archaeology in the Middle East Today will be held in Ida Noyes Library & Lounge on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Conference on Infrastructural and Despotic Power in Ancient States
A conference on Infrastructural and Despotic Power in Ancient States is being heldby the Center for the Study of Ancient Religions and the Franke Institute for the Humanities on Thursday, April 10 - Saturday, April 12.