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.

SEPTEMBER 12
Lions, Temples and Tablets on the Plain of Antioch: Assyrian Imperialism on the Mesopotamian Periphery
Dr. Timothy Harrison
Professor of Syro-Palestinian Archaeology and Chair, Dept. of Near and Middle Eastern Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto.

SEPTEMBER 26
New Light on an Administrative Device from the Dawn of Writing in the Ancient Near East 
Dr. Christopher Woods
Professor of Sumerology, Oriental Institute / Dept. of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago

OCTOBER 10
Old Excavations and New Tricks: Rediscovering the Royal Cemetery of Ur
Dr. Richard Zettler
Chair, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania; Associate Curator in Charge, Near East, Penn Museum

NOVEMBER 7
Gold! Divine Light and Shine in Ancient Mesopotamia
Dr. Irene Winter
Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, Harvard University

NOVEMBER 21
Foresight, Forecasting, and the Future in Ancient Mesopotamia
Dr. Francesca Rochberg
Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley

December 4 (Lecture in French)
Conférence sur la Mésopotamie : Regards de l'historien sur la chute de Babylone en 539 av. J.-C. 
Paul-Alain Beaulieu
Professor of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto

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

Contact:
Patti McCabe
pattim@rom.on.ca

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