Occasional Events

Tuesday, 26 February

Prof. Eleanor Robson from University College London: ‘What is local history in the Middle East today? Some answers from the Nahrein Network’ on , at 4:15 PM in Jessop West
This seminar will deal with aspects of local history, heritage preservation, the construction of knowledge about ancient Iraq in Europe over the past two centuries, and the history of Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia. Anyone with interests in the ancient history or archaeology of the region, public history and heritage, or the current situation for the research community in Iraq will surely benefit from hearing the talk. All are welcome

Tuesday 5th March

Tuesday Archaeology lunchtime seminar: David Petts, ‘New Light on the Archaeology of Early medieval Lindisfarne’, 1pm, Hadfield Building LT 22


ShARC will be hosting Laura D. Gelfand (Fulbright Research Fellow 2018-19, Department of the History of Art, University of York / Professor of Art History, Utah State University). “From she-wolf to hoary heathstepper and beyond: Inventing and representing the big bad wolf” 3pm in Jessop Building Ensemble Room.


Guy Halsall (York), ‘The Barbarian Migrations in the Twenty-First Century’, 4.15pm
More information, also on venue, here: