The Emergence of Empire – China’s First Empire?
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Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
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Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 2:00pm

Location:
Brown Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005
United States

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lecture
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no
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Voyage of the Dragons of the North
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Sponsored by AIA Houston Society
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Start Date: 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030
United States

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

Terrorizing coastlines, dominating rivers, and exploring the oceans, the Vikings achieved remarkable feats in open ships with a single sail. A dramatic find of a 30-meter long warship lead to a four year building process and a trial voyage from Denmark to Ireland and back in the world's biggest reconstructed Viking longship. Set sail with Louise Henrikson, Curator of the Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde, Denmark, as she and her fellow sailers recreate the journey of the Sea Stallion, from wreck to archaeological experiment, from dream to reality. Read more »

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Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

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Voyages of the Middle Passage
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Sponsored by AIA Houston Society
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Start Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location:
Houston Museum of African-American Culture
4807 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004
United States

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

The Door of No Return - Nov. 17 Dr. Chris DeCourse relates his excavations at Elmina where thirty thousand slaves a year passed through the door of no return as they started a harrowing journey that lead to an uncertain life in the Americas. Discover the story of the first European slave castle, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A Slave Ship Speaks - Nov. 18 Follow Dr. David Moore as he dives to the sunken ship The Henrietta Marie, the oldest slave ship ever excaated. Read more »

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Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

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Voyages of Monsoons and Gold
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Sponsored by AIA Houston Society
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Start Date: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 6:30pm

Location:
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030
United States

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

Beginning in the Roman period, a maritime silk route developed in the Indian Ocean, leading to a medieval global economy. Find out how the monsoon winds brought about trade in fabulous silks, spices, incense, pearls,ivory, and gem stones from China to India, the Arabic world, and the West. These winds not only propelled shifts in ideas, technology, and beliefs, but also created the "graveyard of gold." Read more »

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Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

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The Uluburun Ship and Late Bronze Age Maritime Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean
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Start Date: 
Thursday, April 14, 2011

Location:
TBA
Houston, TX
United States

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lecture
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Call for Papers: 
no
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Building the Pharaoh's Ship: Sail Like an Egyptian
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Start Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2011

Location:
TBA
Houston, TX
United States

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lecture
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no
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When China Ruled the Seas - Shen He and the Treasure Fleet of the Dragon Throne
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Start Date: 
Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 7:00pm

Location:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Brown Theater
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX
United States

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

AIA Society: Houston
Society Code: 
473
Society Contact: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
281-497-7382 (h)

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