Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict (HC&C Lecture)

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 05:30 PM


Melbourne Museum Theatre
Lower Ground at Melbourne Museum - Carlton Gardens
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Vic 3058
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The Humanities Department of Museums Victoria, warmly invites you to their first public event of the year, part of the History, Culture and Collections 2017 Lecture Series.

This lecture will be presented by Andrew Jamieson

Senior Lecturer in Near Eastern Archaeology,                                                                       School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne

During his presentation, Andrew Jamieson will discuss the forthcoming exhibition Syria: Ancient History – Modern Conflict, which will be on show at the Ian Potter Museum of Art’s Classics and Archaeology Gallery at the University of Melbourne.

To find out more about this event and our speaker, please click on this link, noting that the RSVP function is also available at this location.


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