Near Eastern Seminar Series
Semester 2, 2013
Seminars are held in the Conference room, Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia (CCANESA), Level 4 Madsen Building, Mondays at 3.15pm.
Monday 5th August
Ghada Daher (The University of Sydney)
Blowing the whistle, a glazed whistle from the Ottoman period found in Beirut.
Monday 12th August
Monday 19th August
Prof. John Magnussen and Dr. Jaye McKenzie-Clark (Macquarie University)
Monday 26th August
Ana Silkatcheva (The University of Sydney)
Finding mosaic workshops in northern Jordan.
Monday 2nd September
Dr. Yann Tristant (Macquarie University)
The 1st Dynasty Elite Cemetery of Abu Rawash. Discoveries of the earliest remains of funerary boats known in Egypt (2950 BC).
Monday 9th September
Julien Cooper (Macquarie University)
The Back of Beyond: Egyptians going west in the Old Kingdom.
Monday 16th September
Davide Salaris (The University of Sydney)
Space and rite in Elymaean religious architecture during the Arsacid period.
Monday 23rd September
Prof. Edgar Peltenburg (The University of Edinburgh)
Fashioning identity: Figurine makers of prehistoric Souskiou, Cyprus.
Monday 30th September
No NESS – Semester Break
Monday 7th October
No NESS – Labour Day
Monday 14th October
Anne Dighton (University of Queensland)
Olive Domestication and the Neolithic-Chalcolithic Jordan Valley: First Results from Pella in Jordan.
Monday 21st October
Karyn Wesselingh (The University of Sydney)
Animal Sacrifice in the Bronze Age Temple at Pella, Jordan - a preliminary analysis of the animal bones from the Middle to Late Bronze Age.
Monday 28th October
Korshi Dosoo (Macquarie University)
Egyptian Magical Practice in the Roman Period.