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Columbia University Ancient Near East Seminar - 12/11/2016, New York (USA)

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 12/11/2016

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Schermerhorn Hall 501, Columbia University (New York, USA)


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Saturday November 12, 2016 Columbia University Schermerhorn Hall 501 8:30 Registration: Schermerhorn Hall, Room 501, Columbia University 9:00-9:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks Allan S. Gilbert (Fordham U.) 9:10-9:45 Keynote Address: History of the Columbia Seminar on the ANE Irene J. Winter (Harvard U.) Session I: Material Culture 9:45-10:10 Stories from the Past: Opportunities and Challenges of the Permanent Installation of the Near East Collections at the Penn Museum Holly Pittman (U. of Pennsylvania) 10:10-10:30 What is the Matter with Ancient Near Eastern Art? New Materiality Studies and Art History of the Ancient Near East Marian Feldman (Johns Hopkins U.) 10:30-10:50 Seeing and Showing Seals - Ancient and Modern Display Agnete W. Lassen (Yale U.) 10:50-11:10 Coffee Break Session II: Innovations in Archaeological Science 11:10-11:30 At-Risk World Heritage and the Cyber-Archaeology Revolution Thomas E. Levy (UC San Diego) 11:30-11:50 The Present and Future of Landscape Research in the Ancient Near East Jason Ur (Harvard U.) 11:50-12:10 From Agents (Kings, etc., to Archaeologists and their Records) and Objects and their Contexts (stratigraphie comparée) to Calendar Time: Problems, Prospects and the Role of Archaeological Science Sturt Manning (Cornell U.) 12:10-13:30 Lunch for conferees Session III: Complex Societies and Texts 13:30-13:50 Emergence and Change in Early Urban Societies Marcella Frangipane (U. di Roma “La Sapienza”) 14:00-14:20 The modern West and the ancient Near East Eva von Dassow (U. of Minnesota) 14:20-14:40 Business from the Beginning. Developments in Economic History and the Study of Trade in the Ancient Near East Gojko Barjamovic (Harvard U.) 14:40-15:00 Cultural Heritage and Destruction of Sites in Syria and Iraq Katharyn Hanson (Smithsonian) 15:00-15:20 Coffee Break Session IV: Future Directions in Ancient Near Eastern Studies 15:20-18:30 Round Table Discussion: Moderator Irene J. Winter (Harvard) with Lorenzo d’Alfonso (ISAW, NYU) Marian Feldman (Johns Hopkins U.) Ömür Harmanşah (U. Illinois, Chicago) Robert Koehl (Hunter College, CUNY) Rita Wright (NYU) Aslıhan Yener (Koç U.) and seminar associates 18:30 Dinner for conferees

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