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60th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale

It has been over a month ago since already the 60th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale was held in Poland, Warsaw. It has been a great edition, featuring a fantastic venue and interesting lectures. And of course, during the General Meeting on Thursday a new president and new board members were elected. More on the new IAA president and board members can be found in this issue of Mār Šiprim

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Mār Šiprim – The Rencontre Issue

Besides RAI information, this issue will of course also feature our recurring themes: For “In The Spotlight”, this time professor Cornelius and Jonathan Westhead will give us information about Assyriology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa!
“In The Field” has gone off its usual archaeological track. This time, we give you in the field-information from Lidewij van de Peut about her PhD program Topoi in Berlin. The “IAA-Initiatives”-section is all about the Rencontre. Interviews have been conducted with the De Gruijter – and IAA Prize winners and new initiatives are announced. And as always, the “Recent Publications” page has been updated.

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IAA-Initiatives: RAI 2013

From July 15th to July 19th, the 59th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale was held in the beautiful city of Ghent, in Belgium. The theme of this RAI was ‘Law and (Dis)order in the Ancient Near East’, but on Sunday no one could tell, for the registration went as smooth as possible. With the sun shining on Assyriologists gathering from all over the world, it promised to be a fantastic week!

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IAA-Initiatives: RAI 2014 – Warsaw

Perhaps a bit early, just one month since we have all enjoyed the previous Rencontre, but the next RAI is already occupying our minds! RAI 60 will take place in the beautiful country of Poland and the city of Warsaw will be its stage. It will be held from July 21st to July 25th, 2014 and we are looking forward to seeing you all there!

Some early information from the organizing-committee:

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