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Fall 2010 Events at ISAW

By Administrator
09/08/2010

Unless otherwise indicated, all events are held at:

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
15 East 84th St.
New York, NY  10028

All events are free and open to the public.

For complete event information, please visit:http://www.nyu.edu/isaw/events.htm

Thursday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Archaeological Institute of America Lecture
Amheida, Excavating a City in the Dakhla Oasis of Egypt
Presented by Roger Bagnall, Director, ISAW
*reception to follow

Saturday, October 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Lod Mosaic Roundtable Discussion
Sponsored by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Israeli Antiquities Authority, and ISAW
Participants: Miriam Avissar, IAA; Jacques Neguer, IAA; Sarah E. Cox, Independent Scholar;
Glen Bowersock, IAS, Christopher Lightfoot, MMA
*Seating is limited, please RSVP to isaw@nyu.edu

Tuesday, October 5 at 6:00 p.m.
Visiting Research Scholar Lecture Series
The Artemis Liturgical Papyrus
Presented by Jacco Dieleman
*reception to follow

Tuesday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m.
Visiting Research Scholar Lecture Series
The Astronomical Book of Enoch - Jewish Apocalypticism and the History of Science
Presented by Jonathan Ben-Dov
*reception to follow

Tuesday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m.
Visiting Research Scholar Lecture Series
Babylonian Mathematical Astronomy - Science in Action
Presented by Mathieu Ossendrijver
*reception to follow

Thursday, November 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Annual Leon Levy Lecture
The Cultural Dynamism of Astral Science in the Hellenistic Age
Presented by Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley
*reception to follow
Seating is limited, please RSVP to isaw@nyu.edu

Friday and Saturday, November 12-13, 8:30 a.m.
A Mathematician's Journeys: Otto Neugebauer between history and practice of the exact sciences
Friday Location: Courant Institute, NYU
Saturday Location: ISAW
Seating is limited, plesae RSVP to isaw@nyu.edu

Tuesday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m.
Visiting Research Scholar Lecture Series
Religions in Contact: The Mesopotamian Goddess Nanaya at the Crossroads
Presented by Joan Westenholz
*reception to follow

Tuesday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Visiting Research Scholar Lecture Series
Late Roman Taxation: The East/West Divide
Presented by Gilles Bransbourg
*reception to follow

Wednesday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.
ISAW/American Turkish Society Lecture
Presented by Felix Pirson, Director, DAI - Istanbul
*reception to follow
Seating is limited, please RSVP to isaw@nyu.edu

Tuesday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m.
Visiting Research Scholar Lecture Series
Death in the province: mortuary practices and Roman imperialism in Syria and Lebanon
Presented by Lidewijde de Jong
*reception to follow