Lecture by Colin Renfrew on "Marija Rediviva DNA and Indo-European Origins"

Colin Renfrew will give a lecture about "Marija Rediviva DNA and Indo-European Origins" on Wenesday, November 8, 2017, at 7:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 30, 2017

Lecture by Gerald Finkielsztejn on "Maresha: A Case Study of a Hellenistic City in the Levant"

Gerald Finkielsztejn will give a lecture about "Maresha: A Case Study of a Hellenistic City in the Levant" on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 25, 2017

Oriental Institute Seeks 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 2018—2020 academic years. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on October 25, 2017

Lecture by Mehmet Özdoğan on "Göbeklitepe Culture and the Changing Image of the Neolithic Formation"

Mehmet Özdoğan will give a lecture about "Göbeklitepe Culture and the Changing Image of the Neolithic Formation" on Monday, October 23, 2017, at 4:00-6:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 21, 2017

Lecture by Astrid Nunn and Barbara Jändl on "The Polychromy of Mesopotamian Stone Statues"

Astrid Nunn will give a lecture about "The Polychromy of Mesopotamian Stone Statues" on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 7:00-9:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on October 19, 2017

Lecture by John Huehnergard on "The Afterlife of Akkadian"

John Huehnergard will give a lecture about "The Afterlife of Akkadian" on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 5:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Instititute.

Posted on October 17, 2017

Neubauer Collegium to Host Workshop on "Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade"

The Neubauer Collegium will host a workshop about the "Economic Analysis of Ancient Trade" on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 9:00 am - 2:30 pm at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society.

Posted on October 13, 2017

Alain Bresson Wins James Henry Breasted Prize for 2017

Alain Bresson, Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Classics and Department of History, a world leader in ancient economy, has won the American Historical Association’s James Henry Breasted Prize for 2017, for his 2016 book The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States.

Posted on October 13, 2017

Oriental Institute Announces the Publication of Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the publication of a new title available in print and online, Book of the Dead: Becoming God in Ancient Egypt. Edited by Foy Scalf. Oriental Institute Museum Publications 39. Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2017.

Posted on October 11, 2017

Oriental Institute Seeks Senior Scholar of Ancient Iranian Studies

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seeks to appoint a distinguished senior scholar of Ancient Iranian Studies to begin in the autumn quarter of 2018 or as soon thereafter as feasible.

Posted on October 10, 2017

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