【Jun. 22】A02-Research Group 02, 5th Workshop 「Recent Archaeological Research in Southern Iraq」

The following international workshop will be organised by the Research Group 02 Urban landscape and functions of ancient West Asia (co-organised by The Institute for Cultural Studies of Ancient Iraq, Kokushikan University).

We look forward to your participation.


Date:22 June 2019 (Sat.), 13:00 – 17:00

Place:Sunshine City Bunka-kaikan, Ikebukuro, Tokyo (Map)

Admission:free; no registration required.


13:00 – 14:00 
Kazuya Maekawa (Kokushikan University, Kyoto University)
Gišša (alleged Umma) in Early Dynastic IIIb Sumer: A new perspective from new documents from the “Umma region”

14:30 – 15:30
Haider Almamori (University of Babylon)
Excavations at two Sumerian and Babylonian cities

16:00 – 17:00
Neshat Alkhafaji (Kufa University)
Three unpublished texts: Naram-Sin inscription, marriage contract and mathematical text


※ A get-together will be organized after the workshop. Please contact rcwasia@hass.tsukuba.ac.jp if interested.

Poster (PDF)