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Each year, the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) at New York University invites a number of Visiting Research Scholars and guest lecturers to join in the intellectual life of the community. The ISAW Visiting Research Scholars program comprises individuals of scholarly distinction who also have a history of interdisciplinary academic exchange in the relevant fields of ancient studies.

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Rediscovering the Inscriptions of Campa (Vietnam)

Arlo Griffiths, L’École française d’Extrême-Orient

Monday, March 8 2010


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Temple Treasury Records and Local Politics in Ur III Mesopotamia

Xiaoli Ouyang

Visiting Research Scholar

February 26, 2010

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All lectures are held at ISAW in the 2nd floor Lecture Hall, located at 15 East 84th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues). The lectures are free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Interested individuals are requested to RSVP by calling 212.992.7818, or emailing isaw@nyu.edu

The 2010 ISAW Visiting Research Scholars lectures and other ISAW public events can be found on ISAW's website.


Mespotamian carving with Male figure; Early Dynastic I; 2900-2600 B.C.

Artifact from The Lost World of Old Europe Exhibition: Mespotamian carving with Male figure; Early Dynastic I; 2900-2600 B.C.


Current Exhibition

The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley, 5000 – 3500 BC

November 11, 2009 – April 25, 2010

Open: Tues – Sun 11-6, Fri 11-8, Closed Monday
Free admission

The Lost World of Old Europe Exhibition Website

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU
15 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028

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