How Hoplites Died in Battle: the Battle of Chaironeia 338 BCE
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa, Parnassos Hellenic Cultural Society, Canadian Institute in Greece
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
Simard 224, University of Ottawa
70 Laurier Ave E
Ottawa, ON
Canada

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

What do the skeletons which lie beneath the Lion of Chaironeia tell us about ancient warfare and the battle where Alexander and his father defeated the famous Theban Sacred Band? Dr. Maria Liston, University of Waterloo,  has analysed the remains to find the answers.

In conjunction with this lecture, the current exhibit at the University of Ottawa's Museum of Classical Antiquities, 'Pay the Ferryman. Death and Dying in the Ancient World', will open at 6:30 PM.

Student volunteers will direct lecture attendees to the lecture hall from the Museum Read more »

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

Location

The Wreck of HMS Investigator: Lost Ship of British Exploration
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Location:
Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington St
Ottawa K0A 1A0
Canada

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

Ryan Harris,
Senior Marine Archaeologist, Underwater Archaeology Service,
Parks Canada

The wreck of HMS Investigator, originally intended as a merchant vessel, was found in Mercy Bay off McClure Strait, offshore from Aulavik National Park in 2010. The two-week project in the summer of 2011, which documented the remains, will be the focus of this lecture. Read more »

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

Location

'Pay the Ferryman' Exhibit, Curriculum Launch, & Lecture Program
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Ottawa Society
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2011 - 4:00pm

Location:
Museum of Classical Antiquities
70 Laurier Ave. East
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Canada

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

Exhibit and Curriculum Launch to be held in the Museum of Classical Antiquities (ARTS 02)

Lectures to be held at 6:30pm across the lobby in ARTS 026

Reception to be held in the lobby between the Museum and Lecture Hall

Lecturers:

Professor Clark: The Afterlife Among the Greeks and Romans

Professor Holden: The Iconography of Material Morality in Greek and Roman Art

Professor Loube: Digging Marathon

Contact Information
Name: 
AIA-Ottawa Society

Location

Recent Work at Miletus: the Spark that Ignited Western Thought
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Canadian Institute in Greece, AIA Ottawa
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington St
Ottawa
Canada

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

Professor Gerry Schaus, Waterloo University, will provide valuable insights into the home of the sixth-century BCE pre-Socratic philosophers, Thales, one of the Seven Sages of Greece, Anaximander and Anaximenes. Excavations by Ruhr-Universitat Bochum directed by Prof. von Graeve have provided much new information on the home of the so-called Natural Philosophers. Read more »

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

Location

Shedding New Light on the Etruscans
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Carleton University, AIA Ottawa, Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 6:00pm

Location:
303 Paterson Hall, Carleton University
Ottawa
Canada

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

Christopher Smith, Director, British School at Rome may change the way you think about the Etruscans! He will present new theories regarding their art, 'mystery language' and origins. Professor Smith specializes in the archaeology and traditions of early Rome. Read more »

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

Location

Thinking of Kings
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Carleton University, AIA Ottawa, Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
2017 Dunton Tower, Carleton University
Ottawa
Canada

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

Christopher Smith, Director, British School at Rome, will discuss how and when the tradition of Roman kingship arose. Read more »

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

Location

From the Ground Up
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Ottawa and the University of Ottawa
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2011 - 2:00pm

Location:
1120 Desmarais Bldg., University of Ottawa
55 Laurier East
Ottawa ON
Canada

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

From the Ground Up is an annual showcase of top student archaeologists and their summer 2011 field experiences. AIA Ottawa Bursary winner, Arpita Bajpeyi, will present her project in Spain together with Julie Montreuil, who dug at Iklaina, Greece and Michel Chartrand, who excavated at the Villa of the Antonines near Rome. Read more »

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

Location

Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Extreme Fermented Beverages
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada
375 Wellington
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Contact Information
Name: 
Heather Loube

Location

Kamikaze: Discovering Kublai’s Khan’s Lost Fleet
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington
Ottawa, ON
Canada

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

Location

Phrasikleia and the Merenda Kouros: Beauty, Victory, Death, and Marriage in Archaic Athens
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington
Ottawa, ON
Canada

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

Norton Lecture Read more »

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Name: 
AIA

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