Conference Announcement: ‘Summer 2012 New Discoveries and Innovations’ (Tel Aviv University)

Excavations of the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University
Thursday, November 1, 2012, Room 223, Gilman Building

15:45-16:15 – Gathering and Refreshments

16:15-17:30 – First Session

Greetings by the director of the Institute, Oded Lipschits

Awarding of scholarships by Oren Tal, head of the Department of Archaeology and Near Eastern Cultures, to outstanding students of the “Digging Archaeologist” Track

Ran Barkai and Avi Gopher – After 300,000 Years: A New Chamber Uncovered at Qesem Cave

Rafi Greenberg – Tel Bet Yerah 2012: Fragmented Identities of the 3rd Millennium BCE

Israel Finkelstein and David Ussishkin – Megiddo 2012: The Middle Bronze Fortifications, the End of the Late Bronze and Other Issues

17:30-18:00 – Coffee Break

18:00-19:45 – Second Session

Oded Lipschits and Yuval Gadot –We Went in Search of a Kingship but Found Asses Instead—Preliminary Results from the Renewed Excavations at Tel Azekah, Summer 2012

Shlomo Bunimovitz and Zvi Lederman – Challenging Architectural Remains from Iron Age I at Tel Beth-Shemesh, Summer 2012

Yuval Goren – The First Season of Excavations at Tel Sochoh – Finds and Future Plans

Oren Tal — The Apollonia-Arsuf Excavation Project: The Crusader Town of Arsur —Structure, Cultural Adaptation, Urban-Rural Relations

Presentations will be in Hebrew.

Via Oded Lipschits on FB.  If you’re in Tel Aviv this may be something you’d like to attend.