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UK Fellow, Archaeology, elected in 2004

Dr Joan Oates FBA

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About this Fellow

Archaeology of the Ancient Near East Archaeology Mesopotamia & Babylon

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Appointments

Current post

  • Senior Fellow, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Tutor and Lecturer, Girton College University of Cambridge, 1971 - 1995
  • Lecturer in History and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, University of Cambridge, 1989 - 1995
  • , Archaeologist working in Iraq and Syria, 1951
  • Fellow, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1995
  • Metropolitan Musem of Art, NYC, Other Foreign Institutions, 1954 - 1956
  • Senior Fellow, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1995

Publications

Babylon 1979, 1986, 2005

Nimrud, an Assyrian City Revealed 2001

Excavations at Tell Brak (4 volumes) 1997, 2001, and in preparation

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Egyptology: art, archaeology, writing systems, religion, literature, social forms; comparative & theoretical study of early civilisations.

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Long-term world history; comparative archaeology; the evolution of societies; quantitative history; history & archaeology of ancient Greece.

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