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Opening the Ancient World

A Public Academic Virtual Conference



Discovery, Science, and Technology in the Ancient World:

Traditions and Innovations 


July 23rd and 24th, 2023


This is a FREE public conference that will be livestreamed


and on:

SASA's YouTube & Facebook

World History Encyclopedia's YouTube & Facebook

World of Antiquity's YouTube

Per-Hay Studio's YouTube

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About the Conference
Call for Papers
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Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2023

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns at

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Alexander Jones

Professor of the History of Exact Sciences in Antiquity at New York University


Director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World

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Dr. Adrienne Mayor

Research Scholar in the Classics Department and History and Philosophy of Science Program at

Stanford University


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Dr. Gerardo Aldana


Professor of Chicana/o Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara

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Dr. Geoffrey Killen


Egyptologist and Wood technologist and furniture historian

Consultant for the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Ancient Egyptian Coffins Project

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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:

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Hold an academic Ancient Studies conference freely available to the public.

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Foster discussion and action regarding public outreach and scholarly inclusiveness.

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Present and support excellent scholarship by independent scholars around the world, in order to continue building a joint community of scholars including both those whose occupations are inside and outside academia.

Conference Goals
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