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Brett Kaufman, HGMS Faculty Seminar

Event Type
Lecture
Topics
academic, archaeology, israel, technology
Sponsor
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Program in Jewish Culture & Society
Location
English Building, Room 109
Date
Jan 28, 2019   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Brett Kaufman, Assistant Professor in Classics
Contact
Sarah Elder
E-Mail
srwilkin@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Brett's talk will be entitled "Israelite Technology and Trade in the Iron Age". Brett Kaufman is an Assistant Professor in Classics. He is an archaeologist specializing in the Mediterranean and Near East, ancient engineering and design, the formation and maintenance of sociopolitical hierarchy, and reconstructing ecological management strategies of ancient and historical societies. He has directed or supervised archaeological excavations in Tunisia, China, Italy, Israel, and New York. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

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