Events from 6 May, 2016
16th May, 201612:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Guide Jimmy Smith will weave the history of Aboriginal Sydney with the growth and development of the University of Sydney. Beginning in Victoria Park and ending at the Charles Perkins Centre, this tour winds through the campus and includes a visit to the Macleay Museum. This tour explores how the lands the university is built. Click here for booking details.
16th May, 20167:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In support of National Archaeology Week 2016, members of the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia (CCANESA) will present glimpses into their research at an evening of short talks. Interested students and general public alike are invited to attend the lectures and the informal discussion session.
17th May, 20165:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Diana Cowie and Jane McMahon (GML Heritage) Date: 5.30-6.30pm, Tuesday 17 May 2016 Venue: Macleay Museum, Science Road, The University of Sydney.
18th May, 20166:30pm
NEAF Public Lecture
Professor Alison Betts (The University of Sydney)
The Zoroastrian tradition has its roots in Central Asia in the fi rst or even the second millennium BCE but we see little of it in the material record until a massive fl oruit in Sasanian times from the 3rd century CE onwards. This talk will provide a background to the rise of the Zoroastrian tradition and the material and architectural evidence that tells its story.
23rd May, 20166-7:30pm
22nd July, 20169am-5pm
Sally Haslanger (MIT)
José Medina (Vanderbilt)