On Friday and Saturday 17 and 18 March, the conference Landscapes of Survival will take place in the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. For this conference scholars working on the archaeology, epigraphy of Jordan's North Eastern desert and beyond are brought together to present on the newest insights and developments in the field.
ARAMCO lecture: Thursday 15 December, 3 pm: PD Dr. Hausleiter (DAI), The oasis of Tayma, Northwest Arabia: 6000 years of cultural contacts and exchange
On Thursday 15 December PD Dr. Hausleiter will give a lecture in which he will share the latest insights from the excavations at the North West Arabian oasis of Tayma. The lecture will take palce at 3 pm at the university library in the Vossius room.
Ahmad Al-Jallad, Leiden University writes a blog on ancient Arabia. In his latest post in the series ' Marginal notes on' he discusses the Safaitic inscriptions recently published in an online exhibition of inscriptions from the national museum of Saudi Arabia by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in conjunction with the Saudi Ministry of Education.