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The Inscription of Place: Anatolian Rock Monuments and the Politics of Landscape

Date: 
December 7, 2017 - 5:30pm
Location: 
104 Van Hise

A Lecture by Ömür Harmansah 

Join us for the first "Reading and Writing Space" Borghesi-Mellon Workshop.

Harmansah is an Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Illinois Chicago’s School of Art and Art History. Harmansah specializes in the art, architecture, and material culture of Anatolia, Syria, and Mesopotamia during the Bronze and Iron Ages. He is the author of two monographs, Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East (Cambridge University Press, 2013), and Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments (Routledge, 2015).