Congratulations to three Near Eastern Studies faculty members who have recently released books. Paul Delnero’s How to Do Things With Tears: Ritual Lamenting in Ancient Mesopotamia will be released this […]
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Congratulations to Sanchita Balachandran, who has been awarded the annual Iris Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Scholar by the Bard Graduate Center. The Iris Awards honor outstanding individuals who have contributed to the study and […]
Dear Members and Friends of the JHU Department of Near East Studies, Recent tragic events have shaken students, staff, and faculty of the Department of Near Eastern Studies. They forcefully […]
Regine Pruzsinszky from University of Freiburg will lecture on “More than Just Music: Thoughts on Musicians in Ancient Near Eastern Society” on Wednesday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Gilman 130G (Near Eastern […]
Attend a lecture with Dr. Virginia Herrmann of Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen on February 27, 5:30 pm, in Gilman 130G. She will present the lecture In the Midst of Mighty […]
Join Near Eastern Studies February 10 for a public lecture, “Buying, Selling, and Displaying Pharaonic Egypt in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries.” Tom Hardwick is the Consulting Curator of […]
Congratulations to Michael Harrower! His excavations at Beta Samati in Ethiopia, an important Pre-Aksumite and Aksumite site, are featured on CNN.
Victoria Jensen from University of California – Berkeley will be giving a lecture “The Cemeteries of Deir el-Ballas: Non-elite burials of the 17th-19th Dynasties and their relationship to the royal […]
Join us on Monday, Nov. 4 for the 2019 Samuel Iwry Lecture. Esther J. Hamori, associate professor of Hebrew Bible at Union Theological Seminary, presents, "The Biblical God and His Entourage of Monsters," at 5:30 p.m. in Mudd Hall 26. Professor Hamori will be available at 5 p.m. for coffee before the lecture.
Anne Porter, from the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto, will present, "A Tale of Two Tells: Monuments of the Dead as Political History" on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m. in Gilman 130G (Near Eastern Studies Seminar Room).