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November 2018

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Israel and the Samaria Highlands: A Nomad Settlement Wave or Urban Expansion during the Early Iron Age?

November 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Humanities 365,

The Iron I period witnessed a wave of settlements in the highlands of Israel, mostly in Samaria but also to some extent in the Upper Galilee and Judah. This wave is usually associated with the genesis of Ancient Israel and is interpreted in light of the collapse of Canaanite urban centers at the end of the 12th century BCE. This lecture reconsiders the reasons behind this wave of settlement throughout the Samaria Highlands during the Iron I (1200-1000 BCE) in light of new…

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Archaeology of Ancient Israel Fall 2018 Lecture

November 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Humanities Room 365, 415 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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January 2017

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The Politics of Inequality in Israel: New Insights from the Social Justice Protest of 2011

January 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
6275 Bunche Hall,

ABOUT THE TALK In Israel in the summer of 2011 at least one in five adult citizens participated in a wave of street protests, critiquing rising inequality and demanding increased government intervention. This represented an exceptional departure from normal welfare state politics in Israel, which lies outside the left/right division and is dominated by parties and pressure groups representing specific sectors of society. To the extent that the social protest succeeded in breaking down barriers defined by class, culture and…

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October 2016

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I Can Hear The Barbarians

October 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NELC Seminar Room (Humanities 365), 365 Humanities
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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January 2016

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A Better Story Tyrian Resistance, Hasmonean Valor, and the Authority of Narrative

January 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
NELC Seminar Room (Humanities 365), 365 Humanities
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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New archaeological discoveries from two sites in Israel’s Upper Galilee illuminate the territory and autonomy of the Phoenician city-state of Tyre from the early years of Achaemenid rule until c. 140 BCE – with implications for both the historicity of 1 Maccabees and the literary impetus of its author. The first site is Mizpe Yammim, a Tyrian border shrine and watchtower. The second site is Tel Kedesh, where c. 500 BCE the Tyrian royal house built a huge compound for…

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October 2015

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Egypt and Israel

October 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This talk will survey the many interconnections between Egypt and Israel during the biblical period, with a special focus on the manner in which Egyptian literary, religious, and magical texts inform the biblical narratives of Joseph (Genesis 37-50) and Moses (Exodus 1-15). To mention just two examples here: just as Isis hides baby Horus amongst the papyrus reeds, so does Moses’s mother hide her baby in similar fashion; and just as Isis suckles Horus, as depicted in various statuettes, so…

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