Join us for a special public panel discussion on Hellenistic Archives. This panel discussion will present the results of a week long academic workshop on the iconography of ancient archives and archival practices in the Hellenistic world. Panelists include:
Marie-Francoise Boussac, faculty member in History at CRNS-Université Lyon 2 and publisher of the Delos Archive
Vito Messina, Assistant Professor of Iranian Archaeology at the University of Turin and publisher of the Seleucia archive
Donald Ariel, Chief Numismatist of the Israel Antiquities Authority and publisher of the portraited and inscribed sealings from Kedesh
Sharon Herbert, J. G. Pedley Collegiate Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Michigan and publisher all but the portraited and inscribed sealings from Kedesh
Andrea Berlin, James R. Wiseman Professor of Classical Archaeology at Boston University, co-Director of the Kedesh excavations and Director of the LCP
Raoul Alwani, Principal and Lead Developer Lachman Technologies, web developer for the LCP
Ronald Wallenfels, Adjunct Associate Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University, publisher of numerous cuneiform archival materials from several sites in Hellenistic Mesopotamia
Arthur Verhoogt, Professor of Papyrology at the University of Michigan, specialist on Hellenistic and Roman archival practices in Egypt
Brendan Haug (discussant), Assistant Professor of Greek and Papyrology at the University of Michigan
Ian Moyer (discussant), Associate Professor of Ancient History at the University of Michigan
Reception and display to follow.
A selection of seal impressions from the excavations at Kedesh, Israel, will be on display for this event, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
This event is free and open to the public.