National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Hanan Charaf

Affiliation: University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France

Dr. Hanan Charaf is the Series Editor for the Archaeological Reports Series (ARS) of the American Schools of Oriental Research. She is also a research associate at the University of Paris I-Sorbonne in France and at the French Institute of the Near East (IFPO) in Beirut, Lebanon.  She is a member of the board of trustees of the American Schools of Oriental Research and an editorial and advisory board member of the Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies published by Pennsylvania State University.  She holds her degrees from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Ph.D.), the University of Lumière Lyon II (M.A.), and Lebanese University (B.A.); her areas of specialization are Near Eastern Late Bronze age ceramics (1550-1150 B.C.), Cypriot ceramic imports to Lebanon, and the Late Bronze Age history and archaeology of Lebanon.  She has been the Field Supervisor and ceramicist for sites in Lebanon, Syria, France, Turkey, and Tunisia, and her extensive publications include “The Northern Levant (Lebanon) during the Middle Bronze Age” in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Levant (ca. 8000-332 BCE), 2014.

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