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At the coming seminar, group member Prof. Gideon Shelach will lecture about his latest research trip to China.
13/05/2012This week at Scholion 13.5 - Prof. Norman Yoffee - Early Cities and the Evolution of History
This week at Scholion 13.5 - Prof. Norman Yoffee - Early Cities and the Evolution of History
On the weekly group seminar, Dr. Natalie May lectured about the methods of manipulating the historical knowledge in the first millennium Mesopotamia. “Archeological” excavations and creation of the “museums” by Mesopotamian rulers of this period served both retaining and forging the past. Dr. May also examined the systems of memorizing, and the development of different "scientific" traditions connected with writing. The emergence of commentary and invention of traditions were...
18/01/2012Group Seminar Visit to the Israel Museum
The group had a visit to the Israel Museum guided by Dudi Mevorah, curator of Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine Periods. Prof. Daniel R. Schwartz lectured about King Herod the Great.
05/01/2012Group Seminar Tour to Herodium
The group had a tour to Herodium, guided by Roi Porat, a member of the Hebrew University excavation team at Herodium.
On the weekly group seminar Michal Bitton lectured about the design and development of the garden of Gethsemane, 1800-1956.