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Fall 2007

Royal Ontario Museum Archaeological Symposium (ROM), Toronto

May 30, 11:00-12:00 am
Justin Jennings
The Splendor of Sican
Royal Ontario Museum, Level 1B, Signy and Cleophee Eaton Theatre

UCLA-Getty

Symposium on Archaeological Storage
UCLA/Getty Master's Program in Archaeological and ethnographic Conservation, part of the UCLA Costen Institute of Archaeology, will host the Symposium on Archaeological Storage.
Foe more information click here.

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Spring 2007

Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS)

May 25-27
Union League
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Egypt and the Near East in the Age of King Tut
A 3-day BAS Seminar with James K. Hoffmeier and Ellen F. Morris
Tao master teachers open the fascinating world of the pharaons. In addition, see the magnificent exhibit "King Tut and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs" at Philadelphia's world-famous Franklin Institute Science Museum.
Complete description of the program and to register online click here.

The Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware

Saturday, April 14
Fifth Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars
Copeland Lecture Hall, Winterthur Museum and Country Estate
Winterthur, Delaware
For more information click here
For registration click here

Fordham University (web page)

The New Cultural Property: Inaugural International Law Journal Symposium
Friday February 9, 9:30-5:30
James B.M. McNally Amphitheatre, Fordham Law School
Fordham Law School will host a full-day Symposium on Cultural Property. This program will consist of lectures and panel discussions on cultural property, and is intended to bring together legal scholars and practitioners with members of the arts community. Topics include the repatriation of cultural artifacts, cultural property during wartime, the rights of indigenous groups, cultural products and intellectual property, and cultural geographies. The Fordham International Law Journal will publish writings arising out of the Symposium.

The Center for Medieval Studies
February 15, 5:30
Prof. Richard Hodges
Byzantine Butrint: At the Crossroads of the Mediterranean
Faculty Memorial Hall, Room 315
441 E. Fordham Rd., FMH 405B, Bronx, NY 10458

Forth International Monaco and the Mediterranean Symposium (web page)

March 22,23 and 24
Mediterranean Maritime Heritage:
Cultural, Natural and Underwater Heritage for Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean
Every two years, the International Monaco and the Mediterranean Symposium (RIMM), bring together specialists of the Mediterranean Heritage and allow high-level political and cultural responsibles to discuss in an ethical and rigorous way the future of the Mediterranean Cultural Heritage.
In the Oceanic Museum.

Metropolitan Museum of Art (M)

Special Exhibition:
Discovering Tutankhamun: The Photographs of Harry Burton
December 19, 2206 - April 29, 2007

Pre-Columbian Society of Washington DC (web page)

Annual Seminar
The Center of the Americas:
Contemporary Studies of an Ancient World
Pre-Columbian Cultures of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia

Speakers:
Sugusto Oyuela-Cayacedo, University of Florida
John W. Hoopes, University of Kansas
Mary Helms, University of Noth Carolina
Richard Cook, Smithsonian Tropics Research Institute
Karen Bruhns, San Francisco State University

Location in DC: TBA

Royal Ontario Museum Archaeological Symposium (ROM), Toronto

May 30, 11:00-12:00 am
Justin Jennings
The Splendor of Sican
Royal Ontario Museum, Level 1B, Signy and Cleophee Eaton Theatre

Society for American Archaeology SAA Annual Meeting

Throckmorton Fine Art (web page)

In the Footsteps of Alexander
Photographs by Marilyn Bridges
April 19 - June 16, 2007
145 East 57th Street, 3rd Floor, New york

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Archaeological Institute of America AIA Annual Meeting

The Center for Archaeology is proud to announce the participation of Anna Boozer at the 107th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America.
In Search of Lost Memories: Households and Identities at Roman Amheida, Egypt: Anna L. Boozer, Columbia University.

Asian Society and Museum (web page)

Exhibition: Gilded Splendor: Treasures of China's Liao Empire (907-1125) (web page)

Center for Ancient Studies at the University of Pennsylvania (web page)

Magdalene College Cambridge 7-9 December 2006

Cult in Context: Comparative approaches to prehistoric and ethnographic religious practices
An interdisciplinary conference
For more information (PDF)

POCA-Postgraduate Cypriot Archaeology Conference 2006 - University of Edinburgh

Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland-UK) is proud to be hosting the sixth annual POCA (Postgraduate Cypriot Archaeology) conference on the 27th and 28th of October 2006.
This event is an international forum for postgraduates and new scholars of Cypriot archaeology and cognate subjects, and is an opportunity for the developing research community to present work, exchange new ideas, and meet in an informal context. Interested scholars from archaeology, classics, and related disciplines studying the prehistory and later periods of Cyprus are invited to attend, or participate by submitting abstracts for POCA 2006. On the evening of Friday 27th of October there will be a plenary lecture by Dr Susan Sherratt.
The conference theme is "Island Dialogues: Cyprus in the Mediterranean Network".
The call for papers is available on the conference website at; www.arcl.ed.ac.uk/poca2006
The proceedings of the conference will be published through the University of Edinburgh's 'Archaeology Occasional Papers' series.
If you have any queries please contact us at: poca2006@arcl.ed.ac.uk.
(Michael Brown on behalf of the POCA 2006 organising committee) Museum Directors, Archaeologists, Curators, and Scholars Will Address Key Questions on Museums and the Collecting of Antiquities through a Series of Lectures and Panel Discussions.

"Parallel Lives: Ancient Island Societies in Crete and Cyprus"

an International Conference organized by the University of Cypus, the Univerity of Crete and the British School at Athens
Thursday November 30 - Saturaday December 2, 2006
University of Cyprus Conference Hall
75 Kallipoleos Avenue, Nicosia

The conference will examine, compare and attempt to interpret diachronically the environments, cultures, developments, continuities and changes of the societies of the two islands of the East Mediterranean in the Bronze Age and Iron Age, down to the Ptolemies or the Romans. The conference is organized in sessions around key diachronic themes.
For program and abstracts click here
For further information email marias@ucy.ac.cy

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