Mosaics and Moabites: 5,000 Years of History in the City of Madaba
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
University of Ottawa, Desmarais 1160 (ground floor)
55 Laurier Ave E
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Professor Debra Foran (Wilfrid Laurier University) will present the results of the Tell Madaba Archaeological Project in Jordan of which she has been Director since 2006. While the city is famous for its many Byzantine mosaics, excavations have revealed 11 different occupation levels representing key periods in the city's history. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube

Location

Irrigation and Innovation in the Graeco-Roman Fayum
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Embassy of Egypt
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
University of Ottawa, Desmarais 1160 (ground floor)
55 Laurier Ave E
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Professor James Cook (Trent University) will take a fresh look at the elaborate irrigation system that allowed the agricultural exploitation of the Fayum (330 BCE - 400 CE). Professor Cook argues that privileging ancient Greek texts on papyri over archaeological fieldwork ongoing near the site of Karanis has influenced the interpretation of life in Graeco-Roman Egypt. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube

Location

Do You Hear What I Hear? Music Culture in Ancient Israel
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2015

Location:
TBA
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Feinstone Lecture Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube
Telephone: 
613-256-2991

Location

Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Desmarais Building 1160 (Main Floor), University of Ottawa
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Manton Lecture Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube
Telephone: 
613-256-2991

Location

Excavating "the Kingdom of Idols":  New Discoveries from the University of Toronto's Excavations at Tell Tayinat
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, University of Ottawa
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

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. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube
Telephone: 
613-256-2991

Location

Ancient Harbours in the Eastern Mediterranean
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, University of Ottawa Department of Classics and Religious Studies
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

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? Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube
Telephone: 
613-256-2991

Location

Art and Faith: Armenian Church Collections of Constantinople
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Mississippi Valley Textile Museum
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Lecture by Ronald Marchese, Emeritus, University of MInnesota, Duluth Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Michael Rikley-Lancaster

Location

Protecting the Pink Bits: The Development of the Martello Tower and Its Role in the Defence of Kingston Harbour
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, Ontario Archaeological Society and Canadian War Museum
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

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.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube
Telephone: 
613-256-2991

Location

International Archaeology Day: Ancient Passport
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa Chapter, Ontario Archaeological Society, the Museum of Classical Antiquities
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
education
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

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! Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Museum of Classical Antiquities
Telephone: 
613-562-5800 x 1650

Location

Lost City Found: Plataiai
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Sheppard Lecture

Reception following

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

Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube
Telephone: 
613-256-2991

Location

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