Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Hilary Term 2018 Seminar

All seminars listed below will take place on Tuesdays from 2.30pm in Lecture Room 1 of the Oriental Institute. This series is organised by the Griffith Institute.


16 January
Deir el-Medina 2.0. Reassessing the site’s archaeology and history to the
light of the most recent discoveries
Cédric Gobeil (Egypt Exploration Society)


23 January
Towards a Hittite Hermeneutics?
Mark Weeden (London University, SOAS)


30 January
Twenty-nine shades of violence: describing violent behaviour against women and
men in New Kingdom and Graeco-Roman Egypt

Christine Hue-Arcé, University of Strasbourg


6 February


13 February
Ishtar and Aphrodite: reassessing a Gilgamesh parallel in Homer
Bernardo Ballesteros Petrella (University of Oxford)


20 February
Of archaism(s), 'renaissance' and the periodization of ancient
Egyptian history

Claus Jurman (University of Birmingham)


6 March
Kathryn Stevens (Durham University)