AIA/LIS Lecture Series: New Thoughts on the Invention of the Wheel - Copper Mining in the Carpathian Mountains of Eastern Europe

This presentation sheds light on the earliest uses of wheeled vehicles. A case will be made for this important advancement in the history of transportation. It will be presented by Richard W. Bulliet, Professor Emeritus of Middle Eastern History at Columbia University.

 

Presented by the Archaeological Institute of America, in collaboration with the Hofstra Department of Anthropology and the Hofstra Cultural Center.

 

 

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Room 105, Breslin Hall, South Campus

 

Admission to each lecture is $10 for the general public (unless otherwise indicated) and free for AIA/LIS members or with current faculty/staff/student HofstraCard.


For more information, please contact Jesse Taub, AIA/LIS vice president for activities, at 631-420-1564.

 


The Archaeological Institute of America is dedicated to the protection of the world’s cultural heritage through the encouragement and support of archaeological research and publication. A nonprofit cultural and educational organization, the AIA is the oldest and largest archaeological institution in the United States. AIA/LIS monthly lectures offer members and the public opportunities to learn the latest developments from archaeologists and related professionals.

Sunday, December 01, 2019

Cost:

Fee

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Location:

Breslin Hall
Breslin Hall
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Jesse Taub
Phone: 631-420-1564

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