Sponsored by Royal Ontario Museum
AIA Society Event: Toronto, ON
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
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.
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.
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
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
Gold! Divine Light and Shine in Ancient Mesopotamia
Dr. Irene Winter
Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, Harvard University
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.
Professor of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto