Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU Announces November Schedule of Lectures

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University has announced its November schedule of lectures. All lectures will take place on the second floor of the ISAW building, located at 15 East 84th St. (between 5th Ave. and Madison Avenue). Lectures are free and open to the public. Space is limited and interested individuals are encouraged to RSVP by emailing

  • Nov. 6 - 6:00 pm Daniel Potts (University of Sydney and The Institute for Advanced Study) East of Ur and West of Meluhha, or What Elam, Ansan, Dilmun, Magan, Marhasi and Simaski Were Up to in the Late 3rd Millennium BC
  • Nov. 10 - 6:00 pm Anne Porter (University of Southern California) Of Bricks and Bodies: Integrating History, Archaeology and an Anthropology of Art in the Study of the Ancient Near East
  • Nov. 11 - 6:00 pm Beate Pongratz-Leisten (Princeton University) Astralization of the Gods and the Concept of the Divine in Ancient Mesopotamia
  • Nov. 12 - 6:00 pm Sabine Huebner (Columbia University) Household and Family in Past Time: The Roman East and West
  • Nov. 13 - 6:00 pm Professor Mario Liverani (University of Rome “La Sapienza”) The Annual Leon Levy Lecture - The History of the Sahara in Antiquity: Mirage or Scientific Project?
  • Nov. 20 - Noon William Y. Adams Nubia’s Other Civilization: The Forgotten Glories of the Medieval Kingdoms

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