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Special Events

Special lectures, symposia, exhibits, and other events of interest to the archaeological community. Click on the "More Information" button for further details. Check back: new events are posted regularly.

September 15, 2022

New exhibit, Making Sense of Marbles: Roman Sculpture at the OI, opens at the Oriental Institute Museum. The exhibit runs until March 13, 2023.

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September 22, 2022

Champollion And Champagne: 200 Years Of The Decipherment Of Hieroglyphs: special lecture by Prof. Brian Muhs and other events.

Oriental Institute Museum, 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

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October 21, 2022

Archaeology of Transformation: Changing Scapes; a TAG-sponsored workshop at the University of Chicago, to be held virtually.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

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November 10, 2022 

The Sigmund H. Danziger Jr. Distinguished Lecture Series of the Classics Department presents a lecture by Prof. David Wengrow of the Institute of Archaeology, University College, London.

Classics, 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

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November 14, 2022

Anthropology Colloquium Lecture by Prof. David Wengrow of the Institute of Archaeology, University College, London. 

Haskell Hall, Room 315, 3:30 PM.

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March 1,    2023

Braidwood Visiting Scholar Lecture - Prof. Douglas Baird, University Of Liverpool.

Oriental Institute, 7:00 PM.

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