The excavations focus on Late Bronze and Iron Age mining and smelting sites in Timna, one of the best preserved ancient copper mining districts world-wide. The season includes a field school that grants TAU academic credit.
More informations : http://archaeology.tau.ac.il/ben-yosef/CTV/
Conférence des Amis de Larsa
CRASSARD R.* “Derniers chasseurs-cueilleurs et néolithisation en Péninsule arabique“
10h-12h, salle 106, 1er étage de l’Institut d’Histoire de l’Art et d’Archéologie – 3 rue Michelet, Paris
41th ARAM Conference “Religious offerings and Sacrifices in the Ancient Near East” (20-22 July 2015)
Oriental Institute, University of Oxford (UK)
Job : designing and teaching courses to MA and PhD level students in Akkadian, Sumerian, Near Eastern History and Culture. Teach 8-12 hours per week, all in english and contribute to the research output of the department.
Possibility to supervise students if so required.
The appointee will also be co-editor of the department journal, The Journal of Ancient Civilizations.
Appointment : from 1st September 2014 to 10th January and then 1st March to 10th July 2015 (possibility of an extension)
Salary : 5000 RMB to 6500 RMB per month (depending on experience) ;
University will pay for and provide accomodation for the appointee and to a certain extent cover municipal expenses such as electricity
Health care will be provided by the University
Application : No set deadline : the position will remain open until filled with priority fiven to early applications.
- All applications must be sent to Professor Zhang Qiang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Application should be in english and contain :
- a cover letter
- a CV
- details of 3 referees with email addresses
- a publication sample (a chapter from a PhD thesis is also acceptable)
International Conference on Archaeology 2015 : Ancient Cultures in the Lands of the Bible
Pre-Conference Tours : 19-20 June 2015
Conference Sessions : 21-23 June 2015, Jerusalem
Conference Tours : 24-26 or 27 or 28 June 2015
14th POCA (Postgraduate Cypriot Archaeology)
“The Many Face(t)s of Cyprus”
Deadline : 31st July 2014
Send Abstracts of no more than 250 words and a title together with your email adress to : baerbel.morstadt[at]rub.de
Papers should last for 20-25 minutes and they will be followed by discussion.
The official language of the meeting is English.
Registration and opening of the meeting will take place on Friday evening (November 14th).
There is no registration fee, however delegats would need to make their own travel plans and arrange their own accomodation.
Huge Achaemenid Site of Cyrus Era Unveiled Near Persepolis
By Hassan Zohouri
TEHRAN (CHN) – A joint team of Iranian and Italian archaeologists in a joint exploration has discovered a large site near Persepolis which belongs to the Achaemenid era. According to archaeologists, the building has probably been constructed at the time of Cyrus the Great.
What is highly important in the discovery of the building is its glazed bricks which are decorated with motifs such as fabulous animals.
10-14th september 2014
The call for proposinf sessions and round tables for EAA Istanbul 2014 Meeting is now open to terminate on November 11, 2013. In compliance with the rules set by EAA on keeping strict deadlines, interactive system registering and accepting proposals will automatically shutdown at 17.00 pm GMT (19.00 local time in Turkey).
The list of sessions and round tables accepted by Scientific Committee will be announced on the Web page of the EAA Istanbul Meeting on December 16, 2013 and the call for papers will open at that date.
The following six themes define the framework of the Istanbul 2014 EAA Annual Meeting ; the decision to select these themes was taken within the context of incorporating a wide range of subjects covering all time periods on a supra-regional level. In order to concert with the objective of EAA, the Scientific Committee considers the first theme “Connecting seas – across the borders” as the prime theme of the Istanbul Meeting.
- Connecting seas – across the borders
- Managing archaeological heritage : past and present
- Ancient technologies in social context
- Environment and subsistence : the geosphere, ecosphere and human interaction
- Times of chang : collapse and transformative impulses
- Retrieving and interpreting the archaeological record