Spring 2021 Public Events

All public events for Spring 2021 will take place online via Zoom. Registration is required.

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 5pm
"Science and Spectacle in Galen's Rome"
Claire Bubb, ISAW

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 1pm
"Myth in the Urban Landscape and the Epiphany of the Assyrian King "
Beate Pongratz-Leisten, ISAW

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 - 1pm
"Analysis of Land, Water, and Settlement Through Remote Sensing and Ground Survey: Case Studies from Zagros-Mesopotamia"
Mitra Panahipour, ISAW Visiting Assistant Professor

Thursday, April 8th, 2021 - 1pm
"The Monsoon Sea: Glimpses of an Ancient Indian Ocean World"
Jeremy Simmons, ISAW Visiting Assistant Professor

Thursday, April 29th, 2021 - 5pm
14th Annual Leon Levy Lecture, supported by the Peter Jay Sharp Foundation
"The Shape of the Ancient World: Global Development in the Distant Past"
Ian Morris, Stanford University

11th Annual M.I. Rostovtzeff Lecture Series
Supported in part by a generous endowment fund given by Roger and Whitney Bagnall

"As If: Fiction, Make-Believe, and the Legal World of Early Medieval Francia, 5th-9th Centuries AD"
Alice Rio, King's College London

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2pm
"What Was Legal about Early Medieval Legal Culture?"

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2pm
"Procedure: Heroic Fantasy and Bureaucratic Fancies"

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2pm
"Pragmatic Categories: Slaves and Slavery"

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2pm
"Legal Relationships and Density of Regulation: The Example of Families"

Please check isaw.nyu.edu for event updates.

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participants who attend our public programming. We ask that all attendees follow the guidelines
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