The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut néerlandais du Proche-Orient

30 Jan 09:30

2nd NINO Annual Meeting: Magic, rituals and cult in the ancient Near East

Keynote speakers: Andrew George, Daniel Schwemer, Karel van der Toorn, Ilan Peled, Jacques van der Vliet, Kasia Szpakowska, Jürgen Zangenberg, Margaretha Folmer

University of Amsterdam

Provisional program

09:45-10:15 | Registration, coffee
10:15-10:30 | Opening words

10:30-12:30 | Session 1: Mesopotamia and the Cuneiform World
• Andrew George (SOAS)
• Daniel Schwemer (University of Würzburg)
• Karel van der Toorn (UvA)
• Ilan Peled (UvA)

12:30-13:30 | Lunch break

13:30-15:30 | Session 2: Egyptology, Archaeology and Epigraphy
• Jacques van der Vliet (LU/NINO)
• Kasia Szpakowska (Swansea University)
• Jürgen Zangenberg (LU)
• Margaretha Folmer (VU/LU)

15:30-15:45 | Coffee break

15:45-16:45 | Session 3: Project presentations
• 5-6 lightning sessions (researchers, PhD students)

16:45-17:15 | NINO Thesis Prizes
17:15-17:30 | Closing words, presentation of NINO Annual Meeting 2021
17:30 | Drinks