Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia

The Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia (CCANESA) is an exciting collaborative venture housed in the Madsen Building at the University of Sydney. The Centre co-locates the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA), research interests and projects from both the Department of Archaeology and the Department of Classics and Ancient History, the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation (NEAF), as well as the publisher Mediterranean Archaeology. The Centre also houses the significant library and archival holdings of all the above bodies.

CCANESA's facilities include offices for visiting scholars, a library reading room, a board room and a meeting room. Visitors are invited to use the Centre's facilities by appointment.

 

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  • Breaking New Ground

    Monday 16 May 2016

    The Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia is pleased to be hosting an event in conjunction with this year's National Archaeology entitled Breaking New Ground. Members of CCANESA will present glimpses into their research as a series of short talks on Prehistoric Kashmir, the early Iranian copper industry, the Geometric period settlement of Zagora on the Cycladic island of Andros, and the Throne of the Priest of Dionysos in the theatre at Athens. Interested students and the general public are invited to attend the talks and participate in the informal discussion to follow. More information about the event with details on how to register can be found on the CCANESA events page