1812: The Big Picture

AIA Society Event: Toronto, ON

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 5:00pm

Location:
University of Toronto, Sanford Fleming Building, SF1101
10 King's College Road
Toronto, ON
Canada

Lecture by Dr. Carl Benn, of the History Department of Ryerson University

Website: http://www.aiatoronto.ca/

Contact:
Meg Morden
memorden@gmail.com

International Archaeology Day: Ancient Passport

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa Chapter, Ontario Archaeological Society, the Museum of Classical Antiquities

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Ottawa: Desmarais Building
55 Laurier Ave. E.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Canada

Bring your kids! Fill your ancient passport; activities for all ages! Learn to write in ancient Greek or Egyptian Hieroglyphics, learn to tie a proper Roman toga, participate in a Greek mythology scavenger hunt and a mini excavation! A small reception will be offered to fuel your quest for knowledge!

Beginning at eleven o'clock in the morning on Saturday, October 5, 2013, the AIA Ottawa Chapter, the Ontario Archaeological Society and the Museum of Classical Antiquities will be hosting various activities, student lectures and a special keynote lecture by André Miller in celebration of International Archaeology Day. Activity participants will be issued an 'ancient passport' to collect stamps following each activity. Some activities include: artefact washing, writing in Greek and Hieroglyphics, ceramics reconstruction, miniature excavations, a scavenger hunt and pictures taken in properly wrappped togas! All activities will take place on the ground floor of the Desmarais building at the University of Ottawa (55 Laurier Ave. E.) Activities will run until one o'clock. Read more »

Contact:
Museum of Classical Antiquities

613-562-5800 x 1650

Not worth the bronze it's printed on? Testing the authenticity of a Roman military diploma

AIA Society Event: Edmonton, AB

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location:
University of Alberta, Tory Breezeway 1 (North Campus)
Saskatchewan Drive & 112 Street
Edmonton, AB
Canada

A lecture by Chris MacKay (University of Alberta)

Contact:
Jeremy J. Rossiter
jeremy.rossiter@ualberta.ca
403-492-3539

Robbing the Cradle of Civilization: Preserving the Art and Archaeology of Mesopotamia and other Threatened Cultures

Sponsored by Royal Ontario Museum

AIA Society Event: Toronto, ON

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - Sunday, October 20, 2013

Location:
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S2C6
Canada

Two-day symposium focusing on issues of looting in Iraq. Include a keynote conversation with Matthew Bogdanos and McGuire Gibson.

While the human toll is the greatest consequence of war, this symposium looks at the other casualities of conflict; the damage and looting of archaeological sites and museums.

Based on thoughtful debate and discussion, this symposium will look at recent history in Iraq, Syria, and other parts of what was ancient Mesopotamia, and try to understand what has happened and how we can protect the archaeological record in the future.

Speakers will include world experts, archaeologists, historians, and professors. Read more »

Website: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/mesopotamia/lectures-events/special-events

Contact:
Patti McCabe
pattim@rom.on.ca

Mesopotamia Lecture Series

Sponsored by Royal Ontario Museum

AIA Society Event: Toronto, ON

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Location:
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto M5S2C6
Canada

Join world experts for a series of informative and entertaining lectures delving into the archaeology, art and innovation of Mesopotamia.

Lectures run 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Tickets $25, Members $22, Students $18

 

Buy lecture tickets online by selecting a lecture or call 416.586.5797. Read more »

Website: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/mesopotamia/lectures-events

Contact:
Patti McCabe
pattim@rom.on.ca

Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World

Sponsored by Royal Ontario Museum

AIA Society Event: Toronto, ON

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - Sunday, January 5, 2014

Location:
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M6R1G8
Canada

The world we live in was born in Mesopotamia more than 3,000 years ago. Home to the world’s first great cities, the land “between the rivers” is the birthplace of writing, of codified laws, of urban planning, of long-distance trade, and of empire-building.

ROM Ancient Cultures, in collaboration with the British Museum, presents Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World,exploring this legacy through an astounding array of artifacts—most never before seen in Canada. Read more »

Website: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/mesopotamia/home

Contact:
Rae Ostman
rostman@rom.on.ca

At Home in Archaic Athens: the Archaeology of a House near the Athenian Agora

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Winnipeg, MB

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 3:00pm

Location:
237 University College, University of Manitoba
203-220 Dysart Road
Winnipeg , MB R3T 2N2
Canada

Lecturer: Kathleen Lynch

Abstract: At Home in Archaic Athens: the Archaeology of a House near the Athenian Agora

Renner Lecture

Contact:
Mark Lawall
mark.lawall@ad.umanitoba.ca

The RAM3D Project

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Niagara Peninsula, ON

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 3:00pm

Location:
Academic South, Room 215, Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A3
Canada

Lecturer: William M. Murray

Abstract: The RAM3D Project

Bass Lecture

Contact:
Fanny Dolansky
fdolansky@brocku.ca
905-688-5550, ext 5372

The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Winnipeg, MB

Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 3:00pm

Location:
237 University College, University of Manitoba
203-220 Dysart Road
Winnipeg , MB R3T 2N2
Canada

Lecturer: Jodi Magness

Abstract: The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact:
Mark Lawall
mark.lawall@ad.umanitoba.ca

Kinet Höyük (Turkey) and the Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean Seaports

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Montreal, PQ

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Location:
Universite de Montreal, Room TBA
Montreal, QC
Canada

Lecturer: Marie-Henriette Gates

Abstract: Kinet Höyük (Turkey) and the Archaeology of Eastern Mediterranean Seaports

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact:
Marie Clermont-Mignault
marie.clermont-mignault@umontreal.ca
(514) 277-7656

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