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Nomads, soldiers, musicians and hairdressers

Nomads, soldiers, musicians and hairdressers

UK Events

25 November 2019 18:00 to 20:00

Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford
OX2 6UD

Nomads, soldiers, musicians and hairdressers: some thoughts on language and identity in the Roman Provinces of Syria and Arabia   While Latin was the official language of the army, Greek was the language of government in Roman Syria and Arabia and was used among some of the population, particularly in towns and cities. However, several other languages were spoken and written in different areas and among various communities, and it seems that language could be an important expression of…

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People like us? The Neolithic in Southwest Asia

People like us? The Neolithic in Southwest Asia

UK Events

11 December 2019 19:00 to 20:30

6th Floor Lecture Theatre, Institute of Archaeology (UCL), 31-34 Gordon Square, London
WC1H 0PY

This year for our AGM Lecture and Crystal-M. Bennett Memorial Lecture, former CBRL Director, Bill Finlayson, will be speaking on the Neolithic in Southwest Asia.   CBRL and its predecessors have played an important role in developing our understanding of the Southwest Asian Neolithic, one of the key transitions in human history, with the emergence of new forms of society that changed our relationship with the world, allowing the introduction of farming and enabling people to live in large…

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Discovery, documentation and the destruction of cultural heritage in the MENA region

Discovery, documentation and the destruction of cultural heritage in the MENA region

UK Events

16 January 2020 18:00 to 20:00

44-46 Aldwych, Holborn, London
WC2B 4LL

Sharing Passions: discovery, documentation and the destruction of cultural heritage in the Middle East and North Africa.    A tribute to Dr Andrea Da Silva Zerbini (1984-2019)      Archaeologists thrive on discovering places, objects or stories about the past, especially when they give us a sense of identity, and meaning in our modern lives. Archaeologists also love to travel but also want to understand their roots and where they came from too.…

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1871 survey of Western Palestine revisited: the visible and the hidden

1871 survey of Western Palestine revisited: the visible and the hidden

UK Events

28 February 2020 17:30 to 19:00

Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, 10 Thornhaugh St, Bloomsbury, London
WC1H 0XG

CBRL is delighted to be partnering with the Centre for Palestine Studies (SOAS) and the Palestinian Exploration Fund (PEF) for this lecture. The Survey of Western Palestine (SWP), conducted between 1871 and 1878 and first published in 1880, was considered the first scientifically based comprehensive survey of Palestine and it was unequalled for its time. It remained the most comprehensive survey until the end of the 19th century and even later for some purposes. However, its…

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