• Seminar: Spring 2019 semester


    The Seminar will take place on Tuesdays at 14:15, in classroom 108 of the Multi-Purpose Building at the University of Haifa. Light refreshments will be served at 14:00.

    Registered students are required to attend at least 11 seminars, and to submit two lecture-summaries, each two-pages long, no later than the end of the semester. Where possible, relevant reading material will be posted prior to the seminars. Asterisked sessions (**) are part of the Charney School of Marine Sciences monthly seminar that will take place in Auditorium 101 in the Hatter Student Building, unless otherwise noted.

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    Date                Speaker, affiliation, seminar title.

    26.02.2019      Prof. Dorit Sivan, Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa. On the sea level of the Roman period: various levels obtained in various places in the Mediterranean.

    05.03.2019      Prof. Cheryl Makarewicz, Institute of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology, Kiel University, Germany. Stable isotope analysis in the study of animal mobility.

    **12.03.2019  Prof. Yoni Belmaker, Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University. Change and resilience in the Mediterranean fish community.

    19.03.2019      Mr. Shay Shemesh – The rig and rigging of the Akko Tower shipwreck, and Mr Rony Levinson (in HEBREW) - The national affinity to the sea in the State of Israel from 1948 to 2016. Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa.

    26.03.2019      Prof. Shaul Horev, Haifa Research Center for Maritime Policy and Strategy, University of Haifa. Recent regional transformations in the Eastern Mediterranean.

    02.04.2019      Dr. Renard Gluzman, Department of Maritime Civilizations, HCMH postdoctoral fellow, University of Haifa. Diving into Archives: Historical evidence of shipwrecks in the Levant, 1453–1571.

    09.04.2019      Election Day… university is closed

    **16.04.2019  Prof. Ilana Berman-Frank, Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa. From the life and death of dinitrogen fixers to global biogeochemical cycling.

    23.04.2019      Passover holiday… university is closed

    30.04.2019      Prof. Michal Artzy, Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa & Prof. Ann Killebrew, Department of Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Penn State Univ. Recent excavations at Tel Akko and geomorphological studies of its environs.

    07.05.2019      Dr. Iris Groman-Yeroslavsky, Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa. Approaching form and function of archaeological artefacts through microscopic analysis of wear.

    14.05.2019      Dr. Oz Goffman, Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa. A first survey of the humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae population in Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique.

    21.05.2019      Mr. Eyal Miller - Do marine nature reserves enhance the conservation of the                          Mediterranean slipper lobster (Scyllarides latus)? and Ms. Sara Lantos - Late antique settlements of the Negev – prosperity and crisis: imported fish and exported wine, Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa.

    **28.05.2019  Prof. Itay Halevy, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot. The geologic history of seawater using 18O/16O ratios.

    04.06.2019      Dr. Meir Edrey. Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa. The Shavei Zion figurines revisited.

    11.06.2019      Ms Ariel Polokoff - The jewelry and accessories of Hellenistic Maresha: a comparative approach to cultural context, and Mr Roey Nickelsberg - The destruction of the palace at Tel Kabri: a microarchaeological approach. Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa.


    End of semester

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