Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women as Powerful Role Models for Women Today

Amazons: Ancient Warrior Women as Powerful Role Models for Women Today

Connie SkibinskiJune 15, 2021
Connie Skibinski, PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle, contrasts ancient Amazons against modern filmic adaptations of Wonder Woman and Andromache
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How to Meditate Like a Roman Emperor

How to Meditate Like a Roman Emperor

Madeleine BowerMay 21, 2021
On World Meditation Day, Madeleine Bower contemplates the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and their continuing relevance in the context of our year-long global pandemic
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Who to Trust When Giving Birth in Ancient Greece, Gods or Midwives?

Who to Trust When Giving Birth in Ancient Greece, Gods or Midwives?

Katherine KingMay 5, 2021
On International Day of the Midwife, AAIA Volunteer, Katherine King, examines the options available to women in ancient Greece
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The Force and its Ancient Origins

The Force and its Ancient Origins

Daniela PizarroMay 3, 2021
This Star Wars Day, AAIA Volunteer, Daniela Pizarro delves into the ancient inspirations underpinning The Force
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Board Games in Ancient Greece: a matter of life and death

Board Games in Ancient Greece: a matter of life and death

Stavros PaspalasApril 26, 2021
For the ancient Greeks, gaming was more than just a way to pass the time. Dr Stavros Paspalas gives an in-depth look at board games in this public lecture
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“It’s just a thin wafer…” Technical Skills Workshop Review: Thin Section Preparation with Sydney Analytical

“It’s just a thin wafer…” Technical Skills Workshop Review: Thin Section Preparation with Sydney Analytical

Stephen CroftApril 19, 2021
For archaeologists, ceramics provide a wealth of information. Practically indestructible fragments of ancient pottery and terracotta can reveal the technical capacities and social practices of past peoples through petrographical analyses. This involves taking extremely thin sections of the material, a challenging, but vital skill.
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Contacts

Dr Stavros Paspalas – Director
Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, Room 480, Madsen Building (F09), University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia
+61 2 9351 4759 +61 (0)2 9351 7693 arts.aaia@sydney.edu.au