Edward Salisbury and the Ancient Near East

Event time: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS), 211 See map
320 York St.
New Haven, CT 06511

Benjamin R. Foster, Yale University
“Edward Salisbury and the ‘Renaissance Orientale’ ”

Suzanne Marchand, Louisiana State University
“European Orientalism in the 1820s and 1830s: The Lonely Years”

Eckart Frahm, Yale University
“Between Microphilology, Academic Politics, and the Aryan Jesus: Paul Haupt, Hermann Hilprecht, and the Birth of American Assyriology”

Gojko Barjamovic, Harvard University
“Assyriological Peripheries: Mesopotamian Studies in Scandinavia from Niebuhr to Knudtzon”

Karen Foster, Yale University

Reception to follow

Open to: 
General Public