Events & News

Lecture: Wednesday 15 June, 3 pm: Dr J. Rohmer (CNRS), Oases, Tribes and Empires: New Insights into the Political History of Northwest Arabia in the First Millennium BC: Location Rijksmuseum can Oudheden, RMO: Leemans- zaal (begane grond)

LeiCenSAA teams up with NINO to bring you a fascinating talk by Dr. J. Rohmer (CNRS) titled ‘ Oases, Tribes and Empires: New Insights into the Political History of Northwest Arabia in the First Millennium BC’. The lecture will take place on Wednesday 15 June, at 15.00 in the Leemans-zaal (begane grond), Rijksmuseum Oudheden. Jérôme Rohmer will reassess our understanding of the chronology of the different ancient political phases in North Arabia, based on the most recent archaeological developments in the area.


Lecture: Friday 18 March 2016, 5 pm: Prof John Healey (British Academy), Pagan Edessa: discrepancies in the Syriac Evidence

On Friday March 18th Prof. John Healey, who is a fellow at the British academy, will give a lecture titled: ' Pagan Edessa: discrepancies in the Syriac Evidence'. The lecture will give a summary of the evidence on pre-Christian Edessa, but with a focus on the contradictions and difficulties in the evidence available to us. The lecture will take place at 5 pm, location tba.