The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
TBA
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Lecturer: Kathlyn (Kara) Cooney

Abstract: The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut’s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt

Abemayor Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Revolt! Why the Jews Took on Rome

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: New Brunswick, NB

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
TBA
Fredericton, NB
Canada

Lecturer: Andrea Berlin

Abstract: Revolt! Why the Jews Took on Rome

Kershaw Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Do You Hear What I Hear? Music Culture in Ancient Israel

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Location:
TBA
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Lecturer: Theodore W. Burgh

Abstract: Do You Hear What I Hear? Music Culture in Ancient Israel

Feinstone Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Short Lives and Forgotten Deaths: Infant Skeletons from the “Baby Well” in the Athenian Agora

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: New Brunswick, NB

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location:
TBA
Fredericton, NB
Canada

Lecturer: Maria Liston

Abstract: Short Lives and Forgotten Deaths: Infant Skeletons from the “Baby Well” in the Athenian Agora

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

TBA

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Location:
TBA
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Lecturer: William Fitzhugh

Manton Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Excavating "the Kingdom of Idols":  New Discoveries from the University of Toronto's Excavations at Tell Tayinat

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, University of Ottawa

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Rm 1120, Desmarais Building (main floor), University of Ottawa
55 Laurier E.
Ottawa K1N 6N5
Canada

Steve Batiuk will present the latest results of the University of Toronto's  excavations at Tell Tayinat, ancient Kunalua, in the southern  province of Hatay in modern day Turkey. He will  explore the archaeological data from this Iron Age city, generally viewed as outside of the world of the Bible, and how its cultural,  and geopolitical context may have affected the way some of the Biblical texts were written.

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

Ancient Harbours in the Eastern Mediterranean

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, University of Ottawa Department of Classics and Religious Studies

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Rm 1120, Desmarais Building (main floor), University of Ottawa
55 Laurier E.
Ottawa K1N 6N5
Canada

Underwater archaeologist Ibrahim (Bob) Nourredine seeks a better understanding of the economic and social life of the Bronze Age inhabitants of the eastern Mediterranean through his investigations of their harbours, especially those of Tyre.

Please join us for the first of our Sunday Afternoon Archaeology lectures. Why not bring a friend?

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

Art and Faith: Armenian Church Collections of Constantinople

Sponsored by Mississippi Valley Textile Museum

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

Location:
Mississippee Valley Textile Museum
3 Rosamond Street E
Almonte, ON
Canada

Lecture by Ronald Marchese, Emeritus, University of MInnesota, Duluth

Like many collections, the Armenian Orthodox Church treasuries in Istanbul contain objects that were never meant to be displayed in a museum, appear in a book or be part of a scholarly lecture. Their primary purpose was to serve, honor, and glorify God. Acquired over many centuries, such objects were more than thread, cloth, metal, stone, wood, and definitely more than complicated composition and elaborate iconography. They were a physical testament to religious belief that symbolized the intense spiritual conviction of the lay community.

Ron Marchese is the recipient (with M. Breu) of the R. L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award (2012) for  Splendor and Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbuland the Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Foundation award (2009) for Treasures of Faith: Sacred Relics and Artifacts from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul. He is recently retired from the University of Minnesota where is now Professor Emeritus.

Contact:
Michael Rikley-Lancaster
curator@mvtm.ca

Protecting the Pink Bits: The Development of the Martello Tower and Its Role in the Defence of Kingston Harbour

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, Ontario Archaeological Society and Canadian War Museum

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Canadian War Museum
1 Vimy Drive
Ottawa, ON
Canada

James Last (who served as Senior Archaeologist for Military Sites for Parks Canada) will discuss the defensive function,  innovative design,  past occupants, and  present role of  Martello towers in  Kingston which are deemed the most sophisticated examples  found anywhere in the British Empire. 

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

Reconstructing Gender Identity in Hellenistic Italy: An Archaeological Analysis of the Social Status of Women in Lucania

Sponsored by AIA New Brunswick Society and University of New Brunswick

AIA Society Event: New Brunswick, NB

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Location:
University of New Brunswick, Tilley Auditorium, Room 102
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3
Canada

By Dr. Ilaria Battiloro, Mount Alison University

Website: http://www.archaeological.org/societies

Contact:
Maria Papaioannou
mariap@unb.ca
506-458-7508

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