Join us at ASOR November 2017

Prof. Israel Finkelstein will be retiring soon from his teaching post at Tel Aviv University. In honour of his accomplishments a session at the upcoming ASOR has been dedicated to celebrate his life's work. The session is titled “Rethinking Israel,” and it will feature scholars and friends from different fields of research re-examining, re-evaluating, and/or responding to subjects that Israel has written about. For more information on the panelists see below.


8C. Rethinking Israel

* Joint session with the Society of Biblical Literature


CHAIR: Oded Lipschits (Tel Aviv University) PRESENTERS:

4:20 Oded Lipschits (Tel Aviv University), “Introductory Remarks on Rethinking Israel” (5 min.)

4:25 Neil Silberman (University of Massachusetts Amherst), “The Ever-Changing History of Israel” (20 min.)

Discussion (5 min.)

4:50 Eric Cline (The George Washington University), “Israel and Archaeology: Person, Place, and Influence” (20 min.)

Discussion (5 min.)

5:15 Matthew J. Adams (W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research) and Yuval Gadot (Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University), “Megiddo through the Ages” (20 min.)

Discussion (5 min.)

5:40 Dafna Langgut (Tel Aviv University), “More Than Meets the Eye: Microarchaeology at Megiddo” (20 min.)

Discussion (5 min.)

6:05 Israel Finkelstein (Tel Aviv University), “Rethinking Israel? A Proper Answer” (20 min.)


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