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ISAW Student Kate Justement Contributes to Exhibitions Program
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 08/04/2020 04:32 PM
Taxation in Fourth Century Egypt:
The lecture will focus on the peculiar case of P.Giss. II 128, a text that concerns taxes that are assessed on the basis of the kephale concept. In this ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 03/02/2020 11:57 AM
ISAW Archaeology Day
The inaugural Archaeology Day event at ISAW will provide the opportunity for attendees to learn about the various nodes of archaeological research undertaken ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 02/24/2020 01:48 PM
Michael Purugganan
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 02/10/2020 10:07 AM
Dunhuang Envoys:
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 01/31/2020 11:06 AM
AIA Lecture: Ancient Maya Marketplaces:
The identification of marketplaces among the Classic Maya has come late for several reasons, one of which is that they were most often open-air events in which ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 02/04/2020 01:40 PM
Chaos Before Order?:
In this lecture I will focus on the distribution of variation in the Arabic papyri to help understand the nature of the differences between Arabic’s earliest ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 01/31/2020 11:05 AM
At the Start of a Digital Humanities Project:
The Pompeii Artistic Landscape Project (PALP) is a Getty Foundation funded effort jointly undertaken by the University of Massachusetts and ISAW to create a ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 01/31/2020 11:04 AM
The Death of the Individual:
Ancient Greek beliefs about death and afterlife held firm on the notion that the deceased must receive burial in order to be accepted into the underworld. The ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 12/20/2019 04:34 PM
A Tale of Two Stories:
Bata and Osiris, the heroes of two very well known ancient Egyptian stories, have often been compared, and the similarity of some episodes in their lives has ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 11/19/2019 09:46 AM
Patrick J. Burns
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 11/12/2019 03:20 PM
Melting Bowl or Salad Pot?: Identity Dynamics of Migrants to State/Imperial Heartlands Through the Ages
Human migration is and has always been an important component of settled life, impacting all sectors of society. Migration often occurs in the context of the ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 11/06/2019 03:28 PM
New York Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium: Mari and the Minoans
The 20,000 cuneiform tablets found in the palace at Mari provide a wealth of evidence for the world of the 18th century B.C.E. This presentation focuses on ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 10/10/2019 03:37 PM
13th Annual Leon Levy Lecture:
Assyria, in its last or Neo-Assyrian phase of the first millennium BC, was the first universal empire in the ancient Near East. It was an imposing, indeed ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 10/08/2019 05:04 PM
12th Annual Leon Levy Lecture: Urbanism and the History of Architectural Restlessness
The world’s first cities started only 6,000 years ago, and in that short amount of time have become the dominant form of human settlement. Among the many ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 10/08/2019 02:56 PM
ISAW Is Now Accepting Applications for 2020-21 Visiting Scholar Program
ISAW is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Visiting Research Scholar program. Applicants for visiting scholar positions should be individuals of ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 12/18/2019 02:00 PM
ISAW Is Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020 Enrollment in PhD Program
ISAW is now accepting applications for fall 2020 admission to its Doctoral Program in the Ancient World via the NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 12/18/2019 02:00 PM
Xin Wen
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/25/2019 09:33 AM
Anne-Caroline Rendu Loisel
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/25/2019 09:31 AM
Fokelien Kootstra
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/25/2019 09:30 AM
Cicek Tascioglu Beeby
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/25/2019 09:29 AM
Odette Boivin
by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/25/2019 09:30 AM
ARCE Lecture: The Mystery of the “White Walls”:
The Russian Academy of Sciences recently established in Egypt an institution for studying the ancient history of Egypt – the Institute of Egyptology of the ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/24/2019 12:59 PM
The Fictitious Construction of Presence:
The phenomenon of literary description of the artwork, known as ekphrasis, generally has been ascribed to the Greeks, where it was part of the curriculum of ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/23/2019 11:11 AM
DAY TWO: Medicine and the Law under the Roman Empire: Professionalism, Intellectual Pursuit, Entertainment, and Socio-Political Competition
Ancient Roman medicine and ancient Roman law have traditionally been viewed by scholars as highly specialized and are, therefore, often studied in isolation. ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/20/2019 03:45 PM
American Friends of the Jewish Museum of Greece Lecture: Συναγωγή των Εβραίων:
Note: We are now fully booked for this event and are only accepting names for the wait-list. by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/11/2019 11:19 AM
AIA Lecture: Crete, the Aegean, and the Near East in the Early 1st Millennium BCE
Note: we are now fully booked for this event, and we are no longer accepting names for the wait-list. The dense and complex networks of interaction connecting ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/11/2019 11:18 AM
DAY TWO: Scientific Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East
Note: We are now fully booked for this event and are only accepting names for the wait-list. The international research collaborative Scientific Papyri from ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/11/2019 11:15 AM
DAY ONE: Scientific Traditions in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East
Note: We are now fully booked for this event and are only accepting names for the wait-list. The international research collaborative Scientific Papyri from ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/11/2019 11:14 AM
DAY ONE: Medicine and the Law under the Roman Empire: Professionalism, Intellectual Pursuit, Entertainment, and Socio-Political Competition
Ancient Roman medicine and ancient Roman law have traditionally been viewed by scholars as highly specialized and are, therefore, often studied in isolation. ... by Marc LeBlanc last modified 09/11/2019 10:23 AM