Beginning March 17, the Spring 2020 semester will offer a 10-part archaeological lecture series on:
New Discoveries in Recent Excavations
Tuesdays, 9:00-11:00am at Gilman Building, Room #282

In association with the Tel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology, we are thrilled to offer the opportunity to discover the most recent findings in the field in a new ENGLISH lecture series entitled, "New Discoveries in Recent Excavations in Israel."

STARTING TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2020, our new student coordinator, Ruthy Lewis, has arranged a series of 10 lectures with scholars straight from the field, for a weekly discussion of the latest in Israeli archaeological scholarship.

COST: 650 NIS/series or 80 NIS/lecture
WHEN: Tuesdays, 9:00am-11:00am w/break
WHERE: Gilman 282, Tel Aviv University
CONTACT: ruthydlewis@gmail.com  

👉 Click HERE to register.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  There is a 30-person minimum to launch the course. Please register early .



Mar. 17, 2020

9:00 AM

New Light on Jerusalem: The Results of the Recent Excavation under Giv'ati Parking Lot, Jerusalem

with Prof. Yuval Gadot

Mar. 24, 2020

9:00 AM

"Excavations at Kiriath-Jearim near Jerusalem and 8th Century BCE Israel" followed by, "Digging in the Unknown: Field Methods and Archaeological Sciences Conducted at Kiriath-Jearim"

with Prof. Israel Finkelstein and Naama Walzer

Mar. 31, 2020

9:00 AM

The "Mega" Salvage Excavation at Tel Beit Shemesh and its Implications for Israeli Archaeology

with Boaz Gross

May 5, 2020

9:00 AM

Ashdod-Yam Excavations: What Do We Know after Four Seasons?

with Dr. Alexander Fantalkin

May 12, 2020

9:00 AM

The Middle Bronze Age Fortifications at Azekah and their Significance: Results of the First Seven Seasons of Excavation

with Helena Roth

May 19, 2020

9:00 AM

How to Destroy a City? New Archaeological Evidence for the Babylonian Campaign to Jerusalem

with Nitsan Shalom

May 26, 2020

9:00 AM

Excavating Tel Hadid: Iron Age Deportees, Hasmonean Fortress and Prosperous Byzantine Settlement

with Dr. Ido Koch

Jun. 2, 2020

9:00 AM

The Hinterland of Jerusalem in the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods: Excavations, Texts and Archaeological Sciences

with Nitsan Ben Melech and Omer Zeevi-Berger

Jun. 9, 2020

9:00 AM

Azekah - Fresh Results and Expectations for 2020 Season

with Prof. Oded Lipschits

Jun. 16, 2020

9:00 AM

Herod the Great Royal Roman Gardens Come Alive: Charcoal Remains and Pollen Analysis

with Dr. Dafna Langgut

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We are among the longest-running archaeology courses in the world! 

For over 45 years, Tel Aviv University's Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology, and the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures have been offering a course in the Archaeology of Israel to a mixed group of diplomats’ spouses, members of the International Women’s Club and local residents who seek quality lectures on the ancient history of Israel and the region in English.

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