UPCOMING PUBLIC LECTURE
WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE 2023 DESPATCHES FROM THE TRENCHES: A REPORT ON THE 2023 SEASON AT PAPHOS IN CYPRUS DR CRAIG BARKER (THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY)
Announcing the NEAF 2023 Events Schedule
Please join us for our 2023 Evening Lectures: In ‘Cyprus: Archaeological Island’ we will explore Cyprus’s history and Near East connections. Five lectures from Neolithic/Early Bronze Age, to Crusader times. Our program of leading speakers opens with: Wednesday 17 May The Department of Antiquities of Cyprus: Its Mission, Activities and Strategic PlansLecture for NEAF by …
NEAF AGM Wednesday 22 March, 2023
The Council of the Near Eastern ArchaeologyFoundation invite you to the Annual General Meeting followed by a public lecture. The AGM and public lecture will be held in-person & online via Zoom. AGM at 6.30pmLecture at 7.00pm Annual General Meeting Wednesday 22 March 2023 The Council of the Near Eastern ArchaeologyFoundation invite you to the …
Visit by His Excellency, Bernard Lynch – Australia’s Ambassador to Jordan
NEAF was very pleased to welcome His Excellency, Bernard Lynch – Australia’s Ambassador to Jordan – to the University of Sydney on 16 March 2023. His Excellency visited the Chau Chak Wing Museum with Dr Stephen Bourke and Dr Paul Donnelly.
Seasons Greetings from the NEAF President
Seasons Greetings! Thank you for being such a wonderful part of the NEAF community, and for your participation in and support of our NEAF activities during 2022. As NEAF President, I’ve loved seeing people join our lectures and events by zoom from around Australia, the world, and where possible, in person. Your support of our …
2023 MAARC Conference: Call for Panels
The third annual meeting of the Mediterranean Archaeology Australasian Research Community (MAARC), will take place from Monday 13 to Wednesday 15 February 2023 (online via Zoom) hosted by The University of Sydney with the support of the Department of Archaeology, Chau Chak Wing Museum, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens and Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation. Following …
NEAF Evening Seminar Series: Rethinking the Archaeology of Empire in Late Bronze Age Anatolia and Beyond
June 22, 6:30pm AEST, Hybrid, CCANESA/Zoom Prof. Claudia Glatz University of Glasgow Department of Archaeology The past two years have served as a stark reminder of how colonial and imperial pasts reach into our presents and shape our social conditions; conditions that are increasingly neo-imperial and neo-nationalist in character. Both discourses appropriate ancient empires and …
Public Lecture & Book Launch, Wednesday 11 May
Game Drives and Communal Hunting in a Global Perspective, Professor Alison Betts The Council of the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation invite you to the launch the latest volume in NEAF’s Adapa series, followed by a public lecture. Where: The launch and public lecture will be held online on Zoom and in person at CCANESA (Level …
Vale Martha Sharp Joukowsky (1936-2022)
We share the sad news that Martha Sharp Joukowsky passed away on January 7, 2022.
Pella Volunteer Programme: a great escape from the day job!
In 2007 I found myself heading down the Jordan valley to Pella