February 2024 News

Professor Shawkat M. Toorawa joins Yale-NELC.
July 16, 2016
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University is pleased to announce that as of July 2016 Professor Shawkat M. Toorawa has joined Yale-NELC, and has begun teaching for the fall term of 2016....
Yale in Egypt
July 14, 2016
Yale in Egypt is dedicated to the study and exploration of the civilizations, languages, and history of the Nile Valley and its desert hinterlands from prehistory to late antiquity. Current expeditions include the Elkab...
Photo Essays by Karen Polinger Foster
July 14, 2016
Inspired by her recent journeys, faculty member Karen Polinger Foster has published three photo essays. The first, The Artful Steppe, derives from her May 2014 travels across Central Asia. Through a Persian Looking-Glass is...
NELC & Babylonian Collection at the U.N. Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Cultural Heritage & Preservation
May 30, 2016
In April 2016 Yale University hosted the eighth United Nations Global Colloquium of University Presidents focused on cultural heritage and preservation. As part of the activities planned for this event ancient art and...
Yale-NELC Cuneiform Commentaries Project received award from the National Endowment for the Humanities
July 19, 2015
In the summer of 2015 the Yale’s Cuneiform Commentaries Project (CCP) directed by Professor Eckart Frahm was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to prepare the online publication of an...
Yale-affiliated Assyriologists at the 60th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale held in Warsaw, Poland in 2014.
September 14, 2014
Every year the International Association of Assyriology organizes the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (RAI) conference to bring together Assyriologists from all over the world.  The 60th edition of the RAI held in...
GNSS Survey at Aswan
August 17, 2014
Through the digital and archaeological work of Alberto Urcia, Associate Research Scientist, Yale-NELC has continued the collaboration with The Aswan-Kom Ombo Archaeological Project (AKAP) which is a joint venture between...