Events and Conferences organized by other institutions (outside of Princeton)

2018

Feb. 22:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Alexander Jones, "Fragments of Greek Science in a Palimpsest from Bobbio". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

Feb. 23
Inscribing Death: Memorial and the Transmission of Text in the Ancient World, Yale University. Registration is free. To register and for a full schedule, please visit: www.inscribingdeath.com. ​For questions, please contact Mark Lester at mark.lester@yale.edu

Feb. 27:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents a film screening: "The Poor Man of Nippur" in the Original Language". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

March 8:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Ann Macy Roth, NYU, "The Turin Erotic Papyrus"ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

March 20:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Emily Cole, "Unscripted: The Visuality of Monumental Script in Ptolemaic Egypt". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

March 21:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Mathieu Ossendrijver, Humboldt University Berlin, Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: The Sky over Ancient Iraq: Babylonian Astronomy in Context; Lecture I: Babylonian Astronomy: Interpreting an Ancient Science. ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

March 28:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Mathieu Ossendrijver, Humboldt University Berlin, Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: The Sky over Ancient Iraq: Babylonian Astronomy in Context; Lecture II: Keeping the Watch: Babylonian Astronomical Diaries and More. ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

March 29:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Katheryn Twiss, Stony Brook University, "Savoring the Past: The Archaeology of Food and Foodways". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

April 4:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Mathieu Ossendrijver, Humboldt University Berlin, Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: The Sky over Ancient Iraq: Babylonian Astronomy in Context; Lecture III: Algorithms, Tables and Figures: New Insights into Babylonian Mathematical Astronomy. ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

April 11:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Mathieu Ossendrijver, Humboldt University Berlin, Rostovtzeff Lecture Series: The Sky over Ancient Iraq: Babylonian Astronomy in Context; Lecture IV: Astronomers, Temples, and Society: Babylonian Astronomy in Context. ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

April 12:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım, Ph.D., Brooklyn Museum, "Alexander to Iskandar: Paintings from Persian and Turkish Manuscripts"ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

April 17:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Yitzchak Jaffe, ISAW Visiting Assistant Professor, "What Do Barbarians Eat? Food and Society at the Fringes of the Shang and Zhou World". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

April 24:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Daniel Potts, ISAW, "Babylonians and Elamites in the Zagros: Where Did One World End and the Other Begin?". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

May 10:
The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents Robert Morrison, Bowdoin College, "The Migrations of Islamic Science in Renaissance Europe". ISAW Lecture Hall, 6 pm

July 2-5
Leeds International Medieval Congress provides an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of Medieval studies.  Paper session proposals on any topic related to the Middle Ages are welcome, while every year the IMC also chooses a special thematic focus.  In 2018 - the year of the 25th IMC - this si MEMORY.

July 9-11
ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Forty Seventh International Conference on the history and the cultural heritage of the Aramaeans B.C.: History, Literature, and Archaeology, to be held at the Oriental Institute, the University of Oxford. If you wish to participate in the conference, please contact the society's Oxford address: ARAM, the Oriental Institute, Oxford University, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, England.Tel.  01865-514041 Email: aram@orinst.ox.ac.uk.

July 11-13
Syriac Christianity, 11th – 13th July 2018, (Oxford University)
ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Forty Eighth International Conference on Syriac Christianity (including Mar Touma Church), and the Archaeology of monasteries and churches in the Syriac (Syrian), Maronite, Chaldean, Church of the East (Assyrian) Churches, to be held at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, on 11th – 13th July 2018. The conference will start on Wednesday 11th July at 9am, finishing on Friday 13th July at 7pm. Each speaker’s paper is limited to 35 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.

July 16-18
Afterlife and Funerary Beliefs and Ceremonies in the Near East before 8th Century A.D., 16th – 18th July 2018 (University of Oxford)
ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Forty Ninth International Conference on Afterlife and Funerary Beliefs and Ceremonies in the Near East before 8th Century A.D., to be held at the Oriental Institute, the University of Oxford, on 16th – 18th July 2018. The conference will start on Monday 16th July at 9am, finishing on Wednesday 18th July at 7pm. Each speaker’s paper is limited to 35 minutes, with an additional 10 minutes for discussion.