Opening the Ancient World

A Public Academic Virtual Conference

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Theme:

Who Has the Power?

Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World

When:

August 14 & 15, 2022

Where: 

This is a FREE public conference that will be livestreamed to:

SASA YouTube channel, Digital Hammurabi YouTube channel, and other partners!

 

A chat function will allow you to ask questions!

(though questions will be moderated to ensure discussion stays on topic)

RSVP for the Conference!

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Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns at conference@saveancientstudies.org.

 
 
 
 

JOIN THE DISCUSSION!   
RSVP FOR THE SPECIAL SESSIONS. To participate you MUST RSVP. 

Special Session 1:

Roundtable on Community Building

August 14th, 2:30 - 4 pm EDT

Special Session 2:

Storytelling by Inspirational Independent Scholars

August 14th, 4:45 - 6:15 pm EDT

Special Session 3:

Workshop on Publishing Forums

August 15th, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT

Conference Goals

Save Ancient Studies Alliance is planning the second year of our NEW type of conference for ALL Ancient Studies scholars with the following goals:

In the Classroom

1

Present and support excellent scholarship by scholars around the world, who work outside academia, and researchers who have not followed the traditional tenure-track career path.

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2

Foster discussion and action regarding public outreach and scholarly inclusiveness. 

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3

Hold a conference freely available to the public. 

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4

 Continue building a joint community of scholars including both those whose occupations are inside and outside academia.

 

Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Kara Cooney

Egyptologist, archeologist, Associate Professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Language and Cultures at UCLA

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Dr. Simon Martin

Associate Professor and Associate Curator and Keeper, Penn Museum. Anthropologist and specialist in Maya hieroglyphic writing

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Dr. Amanda Podany

 

Professor of History at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She specializes in the study of Syria and Mesopotamia in the Middle and Late Bronze Age

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Dr. Sarah Allan

Burlington Northern Foundation Professor of Asian Studies Emeritus, Dartmouth College. 

She specializes in the study of China before the Qin Dynasty.

 

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