AMME Seminar on November 12th: Cultural Encounters

The topic of the Ancient and Medieval Middle East seminar in November is “Cultural Encounters”.

Our speakers are:  

  • Prof. dr. Helen Dixon (East Carolina University): "Phoenicians Abroad: Diaspora communities and trade-based encounters in the first millennium BCE" 
  • dr. Céline Debourse (University of Vienna): “Between Real and Ideal: The Babylonian New Year Festival in Text and History”

The session takes place on Thursday 12 November at 4:15-6 pm EET time via Zoom (, Meeting ID: 622 1929 1805)