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Emma Jenkins – Traces of life: using geochemistry, phytoliths and ethnographic analogy

London Events

08 March 2017 18:00 to 20:30

British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London
SW1Y 5AH

Our understanding of Neolithic sites is often impeded by the lack of preservation of biological evidence. The function of Neolithic buildings and other structures is frequently unclear, but their interpretation is critical to our understanding of the development of new economic and social strategies. In order to address this problem we undertook a study of Al Ma’tan, a  traditional village  in Jordan, to determine if certain building construction techniques…

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Philip Mansel – 'Was Aleppo a Levantine City?'

Philip Mansel – 'Was Aleppo a Levantine City?'

London Events

18 April 2017 18:00 to 21:00

British Academy
SW1Y 5AH

Lying between the desert and the Mediterranean, the mountains of Anatolia and the banks of the Euphrates, Aleppo has always been a melting pot of religions, cultures and societies, known first and foremost for being a hub of trading. From the 16th century after its conquest by the Ottoman Empire through to the French Mandate of the early 20th century, Aleppo has been the residence of foreign consuls, and a centre of scholarship and modernization. Tracing several centuries of history, Dr Mansel…

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Hugh Kennedy - 'Polis to Medina Revisited: urban change in the Levant between Antiquity and Islam

London Events

09 May 2017 18:00 to 20:30

British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London
SW1Y 5AH

This is the final lecture of our 2016/17 Lecture Series, 'People, Power & Place in the Levant.' More details to follow soon.

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