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  • "A Portable Cosmos" Reviewed in The Spectator

    "A Portable Cosmos" Reviewed in The Spectator

    Interim Director and Professor of the History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity Alexander Jones published "A Portable Cosmos" this year which was recently reviewed in an article by the Spectator.
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  • . . . circle through New York continues. ISAW Welcomes Pinkie!

    . . . circle through New York continues. ISAW Welcomes Pinkie!

    The Guggenheim's Social Practice Art Initiative, "...circle through New York" continues through the summer months. In May, we hosted salmon-crested cockatoo Pinkie from Pet Resources in the Bronx and held two "Parrots in Antiquity" talks with Assistant Research Scholar Patrick Burns.
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  • Faculty Spotlight: Claire Bubb

    Faculty Spotlight: Claire Bubb

    Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Classical Literature and Science Claire Bubb reports on her research on the famous doctor from the Roman Imperial period, Galen of Pergamon.
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  • ISAW's Digital Antiquity Research Showcase 2017

    ISAW's Digital Antiquity Research Showcase 2017

    The ISAW Library and Digital Programs hosted our latest installment of the Linked Ancient World Data Initiative New York (LAWDNY) series last month on Friday, April 14. The event, “Digital Antiquity Research Showcase 2017,” aimed to give the public a sense not only of the wide variety of digital work now going on at ISAW, but also of the way in which this work is increasingly integrated and interconnected both within ISAW and with colleagues, projects, and systems in the wider scholarly world.
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  • Public Events Video Archive Now Available!

    Public Events Video Archive Now Available!

    We are happy to announce that the Video Archive of our past events is now available!
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  • Dan Potts Presents Lecture at the New York Society Library

    Dan Potts Presents Lecture at the New York Society Library

    In connection with their exhibition, "Broken Beauty: Ruins of the Ancient World," Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and History Dan Potts will present the lecture "Ancient Iran in the Mediaeval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Consciousness of Europe" at the New York Society Library on June 1st.
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  • ISAW Partners with "Letters From Baghdad"

    ISAW Partners with "Letters From Baghdad"

    ISAW is proud to be an institutional partner on the film "Letters From Baghdad," which tells the extraordinary and dramatic story of British spy, explorer, and political powerhouse Gertrude Bell, who documented and preserved many ancient sites.
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  • . . . circle through New York Begins! ISAW Welcomed JUS Broadcasting and the Guggenheim Museum Sang a Hurrian Hymn

    . . . circle through New York Begins! ISAW Welcomed JUS Broadcasting and the Guggenheim Museum Sang a Hurrian Hymn

    Beginning in March, we started participating in a Social Practice Art initiative, established by the Guggenheim and commissioned by Pittsburgh-based artists Jon Rubin and Lenka Clayton. Read more about our recent collaborations with JUS Broadcasting and the Guggenheim Museum.
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  • Visiting Assistant Professor Spotlight: Emily Cole

    Visiting Assistant Professor Spotlight: Emily Cole

    Emily Cole discusses her two research projects conducted while at ISAW: the first examining how language was displayed in post-Pharonic Egypt and the second co-directing an excavation in the Fayum region of Egypt.
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