On Monday, May 22nd, 2023 in the late afternoon/evening, a RIAB Minerva Center workshop on Fortifications and Symbolism in the Ancient southern Levant will be conducted.
See below for the schedule. The workshop will take place in the Jewish Studies Faculty Building (410), 3rd Floor, Room 312, on the Ramat-Gan Campus of Bar-Ilan University.
Refreshments will be served before the workshop.
Here are the details of the workshop:
16:00 Gathering and Refreshments
16:30 Opening remarks - Prof. Aren Maeir
16:35 The call of the wall: The symbolism of city walls - Prof. Angelika Berlejung (Leipzig)
17:05 The fortifications of Jerusalem in the Persian Period - Prof. Oded Lipschits (TAU)
17:35 The fortifications of Philistine Gath: Between functionality and symbolism - Prof. Aren M. Maeir (BIU)