Wednesday, May 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Professor Hugh Kennedy on ‘The Globalisation of Baghdad’
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am-5:00 pm
This lecture will cover the issue of the geographical origins of the Kassite people whose dynasty ruled Babylonia between ca. 1450 and 1154 B.C.E
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Professor Wicke has directed fieldwork in Northern Mesopotamia with a special focus on the periods of the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 @ 8:00 am-5:00 pm
This lecture will examine two of Mesopotamia’s most important cities: Tell Brak and Tell al-Hiba (ancient Lagash).
Thursday, January 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Thousands of medical texts from ancient Assyria and Babylonia have afforded modern scholars a glimpse of how illness and its symptoms were recorded and understood in the first millennium BCE.…
Thursday, December 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
This talk reveals how the idea of a Sumerian people was assembled from archaeological and textual evidence uncovered in Iraq and Syria over the last 150 years.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
In this lavishly illustrated talk, it will be shown that the archaeological record indicates the existence of a Saluki-like hunting hound in Mesopotamia from at least the 6th millennium BCE.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Stephanie speaks about her ground-breaking, illustrated account of The City of Babylon: a history c.2000 BC to AD 117
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
In the nineteenth century, Christian communities used amulets in their daily lives: to combat ailments and illnesses, to bless crops, for protection in travel and assistance in political feuds.