February 16 Lecture on Sepphoris by ICS Advisor Zeev Weiss in NYC

"Shaping Religious Space in Roman and Late Antique Sepphoris"
Zeev Weiss NYC ISAW Visiting Research Scholar
February 16, 2016, 6 pm in the ISAW Lecture Hall, 15 East 84th St.
New York, NY
Prof. Weiss, Eleazar L. Sukenik Professor of Archaeology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is Director of the Hebrew University Sepphoris excavations and Visiting Research Scholar at ISAW during the spring of 2016.
Admission to lecture closes 10 minutes after scheduled start time.
Reception to follow.
http://isaw.nyu.edu/events/religious-space-in-sepphoris

ICS Advisor and Current Shohet Fellow to speak at BC Concoran Chair Conference, April 3-4, 2016

Professor Tessa Rajak (Oxford University, ICS Advisor) and Professor Steven Fine (Yeshiva University, Shohet Scholar) are among the invited speakers at Boston College's Concoran Chair Conference on "Marginality and Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean World" April 3-4, 2016 at Boston College's Chestnut Hill Campus.  http://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/research_sites/cjl/pdf/2016%20Corcoran%20Chair%20Conference_Flyer.pdf

Record Number of Applicants to 2016 Shohet Scholarship Program

2016 has been another record year for applications to the ICS's Shohet Scholars Program, in terms of numbers and quality. The Scholarship Committee is processing all materials, which will be turned over to an external jury for review. The jury, consisting of specialists in diverse fields of ancient studies, is the exclusive judge of the one or more winners of the award, that will be announced on or around May 1st, 2016. http://www.catacombsociety.org/shohet-fellowship/