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

Lost City Found: Plataiai

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Hellenic Community Centre
1315 Prince of Wales Drive
Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2
Canada

Lecturer: Ronald T. Marchese

Abstract: Lost City Found: Plataiai

Sheppard Lecture

Reception following

Additional Sponsors are the Parnassos Hellenic Cultural Society and the Canadian Institute in Greece (Ottawa Chapter)

Contact:
Heather Loube
hloube@uottawa.ca
613-256-2991

TBA

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Edmonton, AB

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 7:00pm

Location:
University of Alberta, Room TBA
Edmonton, AB
Canada

Lecturer: Richard Talbert

Oliver Lecture

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

Naval Warfare in the 3rd C BCE: Warships, Rams, and Tactics

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: New Brunswick, NB

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
703 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1C4
Canada

Lecturer: Jeffrey Royal

Abstract: Naval Warfare in the 3rd Century BCE: Warships, Rams, and Tactics

McCann/Taggart Lecture

Presented with the support of the Gregg Center for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick

Reception to follow lecture

Contact:
Maria Papaioannou
mariap@unb.ca

The Tektaş Burnu Shipwreck: Shedding New Light on Classical Ionia

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Winnipeg, MB

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 3:00pm

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

Lecturer: Deborah Carlson

Abstract: The Tektaş Burnu Shipwreck: Shedding New Light on Classical Ionia

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

The Great Temple of Armageddon: New Discoveries at Early Bronze Age Megiddo, Israel

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: New Brunswick, NB

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
703 Queen Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 1C4
Canada

Lecturer: Matthew J. Adams

Abstract: The Great Temple of Armageddon: New Discoveries at Early Bronze Age Megiddo, Israel

Braidwood Lecture

Reception to follow lecture

Contact:
Maria Papaioannou
mariap@unb.ca

Pottery, Paintings, and Pinakides: the latest dirt from the excavation of Petsas House, Mycenae

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
TBA
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Lecturer: Kim Shelton

Abstract: Pottery, Paintings, and Pinakides: the latest dirt from the excavation of Petsas House, Mycenae

McDonald Lecture

Contact:
Lisa Cooper
licooper@mail.ubc.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

Right Good Men? The Median Palace at Godin Tepe

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: New Brunswick, NB

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
University of New Brunswick, Tilley Auditorium, Room 102
Fredericton, NB
Canada

Lecturer: Hilary Gopnik

Abstract: Right Good Men? The Median Palace of Godin Tepe

Reception to follow lecture

Contact:
Maria Papaioannou
mariap@unb.ca

Ancient Mustang: the Origins of a High Himalayan Kingdom in Nepal

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
University of British Columbia, Room B215 in Buchanan Building Block B
1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Lecturer: Mark Aldenderfer

Abstract: Ancient Mustang: the Origins of a High Himalayan Kingdom in Nepal

Norton Lecture

Contact:
Lisa Cooper
licooper@mail.ubc.ca

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