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Activities conducted during the 2018/2019 academic year

  • RIAB Minerva Center workshop on the subject of “Palace-Clan Relations in the Ancient Near East” (organized by Dr. Omer Sergi), was held in Leipzig, on November 12-13, 2018. See here for the schedule: Minerva-RIAB- Palace Clan program_Nov2018

  • RIAB Minerva Center workshop on the subject of “Votive offerings in Ancient Israel, Aram and Surrounding Cultures”, was held in Ramat-Gan, December 19, 2018.

  • RIAB Minerva Center workshop on the subject of “Rulers and Rulership in Canaan: Between Egyptian Hegemony and Territorial states in LB-early Iron Canaan” (presenters, A. Berlejung, O. Sergi, I. Koch), was held in Leipzig, January 15-16, 2019.

  • RIAB Minerva Center student workshop on Zooarchaeology in the Iron Age Levant, given by center member, Dr. Liora Horwitz (HU) was held at BIU on May 23rd, 2019.

  • RIAB Minerva Center 4th Annual Conference, on the subject of “Israel, Aram and the Phoenicians”, was held in Ramat-Gan (BIU) and Jerusalem (IMJ), May 27-29, 2019.

  • International workshop on “Materiality of Worship in Ancient Israel and Ancient Egypt” held jointly with the Department of Bible of Bar-Ilan University (co-organizer R. Eichler), was held in Ramat-Gan (BIU) on Sept. 23-24, 2019.


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