New President for Georgia Humanities

Georgia Humanities Announces New Leadership

Laura McCarty Named President

ATLANTA—February 20, 2018. Georgia Humanities announces the appointment of Laura McCarty as the organization’s new president, effective February 1, 2018. McCarty succeeds Jamil Zainaldin who, as previously announced, retired on January 31.

McCarty is a collaborative leader who brings more than 20… more »

A Crusader-Era High Altar Resurfaces in Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher

For decades it was known only as the “graffiti stone.” Leaning against a wall in a shadowy corner of Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher, the big blank rock the size of a dining-room table invited scribbling by passing pilgrims and tourists.

But two Israeli researchers who recently examined the other side of the stone say… more »

Israeli archaeologists unveil rare Roman-era mosaic

Posted On February 24, 2018
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Israeli archaeologists on Thursday unveiled what they called a “rare and beautiful” Roman mosaic floor excavated in the ancient Mediterranean port city of Caesarea.

A statement from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said the piece, from the 2nd or 3rd century AD, measures more than 3.5 by 8 metres (11 by 26 feet).

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Call for Papers: Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies Tenth International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies “Works in Progress: New Approaches” Friday, May 4, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton University announces our Tenth Annual International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies.

We invite… more »