A Visit at Mes Aynak (a site in Afghanistan under Taliban control)
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Room 105 in Breslin Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Lecture by Dr. Stefan Heidemann, Professor of Islamic Studies, Universität Hamburg, Germany

The speaker will explain the history and comment on the future of the spectacular ancient Buddhist site of Mes Aynak that he was privileged to visit.

This lecture is presented in memory of Herbert Loewenthal.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Relationship Between Small Tool Technologies and Human Behavior in Stone Age Southern Africa
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Room 105 in Breslin Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Lecture by Justin Pageter, Doctoral Candidate, Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University

How miniature stone tool technology in Southern Africa played an important role in documenting the evolution of human behavior during the late Stone Age will be described.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Use of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology in the Renewed Search, Recovery, and Identification Efforts Related to the 9/11 Attacks of the World Trade Center
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Room 105 in Breslin Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Lecture by Dr. Kristen Hartnett, Professor of Anthropology, Hofstra University, Forensic Anthropologist, New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner

Large scale archaeological excavations and new analysis of human remains have made it possible to identify 60% of the victims of the World Trade Center disaster.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Greeks, Barbarians, and the Early Greek Colonization of the Northern Black Sea: Recent Archaeological Investigations at Pantikapaion, the Capital of the Bosporan Kingdom
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Room 105 in Breslin Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Lecture by Dr. Maya Muratov, Professor of Art History, Adelphi University

The speaker will describe the staggering discoveries of dwellings, defensive walls and ritual killing with elements of magic that has led to a new understanding of early Greek colonization on the Black Sea.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Blackfriary Community Heritage and Archaeology Project – a new model for site preservation and community engagement in heritage
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Law School Room 307
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Forsyth Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Hanging Garden of Babylon: an elusive world wonder traced
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Norton Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Wrath of the Gods: Deceased and Diseased in the Ancient World
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 105 Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Angélique Corthals, Professor and Scientific Director of the BioBank, Department of Pathology,Stony Brook University School of Medicine, will speak on how new forensic examination and DNA analysis helps us understand how 500-year-old Argentinean mummies died.

In memory of Anne and Ed Pores

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

3rd Millennium B.C. Irrigation Management in Southern Mesopotamia
Start Date: 
Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 105 Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Stephanie Rost, Ph.D. Candidate, Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences at Stony Brook University, will speak on her research of the cuneiform documents, highlighting the importance of efficient irrigation systems and political power 2112-2004 B.C.

Recipient of an AIA/LIS Tribute Fund Grant

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Representing Alalakh: Excavation and Curation Amid Modern Conflict at Bronze Age Tell Atchana, Turkey
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 105 Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Professor Mara Horowitz, of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Fordham University will describe the archaeological excavation and the new museum at the important Bronze Age city of Alalakh, Turkey

Recipient of the AIA/LIS $1000 Grant

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Unveiling the Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 105 Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Ira Rabin, Coordinator of the International Dead Sea Scrolls Project and Senior Scientist, Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany, will speak on how recent scientific analysis of the parchment and ink of the Dead Sea Scrolls has enabled the reconstructionof the time and use of the scrolls.

Lecture is in honor of Henry Schulman

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

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