Tuesday, May 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Taking a modern conflict approach, this talk will explore the material remains of the war, their interaction with more ancient heritage sites, and the potential significance of conflict heritage in…
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Childhood and boyhood memoir of growing up in a Jewish household in Baghdad in the 1940s and early 50s, with particular reference to food and drink.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
The chance to refurbish the Ancient Near East gallery at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford has offered opportunities to rethink what stories are told and also who tells them.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
This talk presents the context and importance of the Najaf Sea; shell and heavy mineral analyses and optically-stimulated luminescence dating results.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Held in memory of the late Dr Lamia Al-Gailani-Werr (1938-2019), a founding FOBM Trustee and BISI Honorary member and advisor, who played a pivotal role in the establishment and success…
Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Dr Gareth Brereton on Assyria and the West: archaeologists, diplomats and adventurers in 19th century Mosul.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Assyrian palace art is some of the most striking imagery to survive from anywhere in the ancient world. These monumental carvings are powerfully effective, aesthetic masterpieces of an exquisitely detailed…
Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 6:15 pm-8:00 pm
This talk is retrospective, reporting on what has happened to the site and its antiquities since 1990, and what might happen in future.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
The British Institute for the Study of Iraq and the Friends of Basrah Museum had great pleasure in organising a reception celebrating the completion of the new Basrah Museum.