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Collectors and Scholars: The Numismatic World in the Long 19th Century

April 16, 2020 - April 17, 2020
University of Tübingen, Institute of Classical Archaeology, Schloss Hohentübingen · Burgsteige 11
72070 Tübingen, Germany
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In the 19th century, developments in the study and collection of coins set the cornerstone for modern numismatics: major steps included the foundation of learned societies (e.g. Royal Numismatic Society in 1836, Numismatische Gesellschaft zu Berlin in 1843, American Numismatic Society in 1858, etc.) and the publication numismatic journals from the 1830s onwards (Revue numismatique […]

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6:00 pm

Nubian Queen: How an Ancient African Kingdom Became a Symbol of Feminine Power and Visa Versa

April 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University Of Richmond: Jepson Hall, Room 118, 410 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173 United States
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Lecture by Dr. Jeremy Pope of The College of William and Mary

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6:30 pm

Popol Vuh – The Dawn of Life

April 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Every culture on earth has a creation myth–we all want to know where we came from. Popol Vuh, the K’ichee Maya book of creation, was recorded in glyphic writing, transmitted orally, and eventually transcribed by Dominican missionaries in the sixteenth century, a few years after the European irruption. It is an extraordinary document of the […]

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WEBINAR: Street Theater: A Pompeian Neighborhood in Five Acts

April 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
WA United States

Please note–this lecture has been replaced by a live WEBINAR by Dr. Jeremy Hartnett (Wabash College, IN), the link for registration is as follows: GoToWebinar Registration URL:   Abstract: When we think of Roman cities, it is tempting to conjure images of temples, baths, and amphitheaters. This talk storms into the narrow streets of Pompeii to […]

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7:30 pm

CANCELED – Before the Railway: Trade and the Syrian Hajj in the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Wooster College, Lean Lecture Room, Wishart Hall, 303 East University Street
Wooster, OH 44691 United States

Sheppard Lecture Please note, this lecture has been CANCELED.

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CANCELED – Grassroots Resource Preservation and Management in Kyrgyzstan: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Heritage on a Human Scale

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Manton Lecture Please note, this lecture has been CANCELED.

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