Ancient History Resources for Schools

Ancient History Resources for Schools

Resources for Schools

Macquarie University events for school students and teachers

Ancient History Teachers’ Evening (Concluded)

A free event with drinks and nibbles from 5 pm.

When?: Monday, 14 November, 2016…5.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Where?: Museum of Ancient Cultures, building X5B, level 3, Macquarie University Campus, North Ryde.

What?: Debrief the year that was and look to changes in the years ahead under the new curriculum. Hear from senior people and have your say.

RSVP and reserve your place at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ancient-history-teachers-panel-discussion-tickets-27022127912

Professional Learning accreditation for NSW teachers available.

Studies of Religion Teachers' Conference (Concluded)

When?: Monday 14 November, 2016

Where?: Museum of Ancient Cultures, building X5B, level 3, Macquarie University Campus, North Ryde.

What?: Registration and program available at  http://studiesofreligionconf.com/

Professional Learning accreditation for NSW teachers available.

$2000 Travel Scholarship  (Applications closed)

When?: 4 – 24 January 2017…applications close 28 October 2016

Where?: Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

What?: A unique Professional Learning opportunity for teachers of Ancient History and/or Studies of Religion. The course in biblical archaeology is internationally accredited. 

Program available at  https://overseas.huji.ac.il/?CategoryID=734&ArticleID=8327

Professional Learning accreditation for NSW teachers pending.

More details and application form available from

Dr Gil Davis gil.davis@mq.edu.au or, Dr Denis Mootz denis.mootz@mq.edu.au

MAHA: Macquarie Ancient History Association Events

Wed 23rd March 2016

7:05 pm, Macquarie University Museum of Ancient Cultures, X5B

Dr Michael Birrell will present a lecture onMerida: a Roman City in Spain.

Wed 30th March 2016

Dr Michael Birrell will present a lecture onVolubilis: a Roman City in Morocco.

7:05 pm, Macquarie University Museum of Ancient Cultures, X5B

Sat 19th September 2016

HSC Study Day

MALS: Macquarie Ancient Languages School website

11-15 July 2016

Winter Week : 11-15 July 2016

Summer Week : 9-13 January 2017

Director: Dr Trevor Evans

Contact:  mals@mq.edu.au

Rundle Foundation for Egyptian Archaeology
(The Australian Centre for Egyptology)

Sun 3rd April 2016

Mini-Conference: The Macquarie Egyptologists will discuss their latest research

1:00pm. Auditorium, Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club.  

Sat 11th June 2016

Annual Dinner

Sat 10th September 2016

Annual Conference

SSEC: Society for the Study of Early Christianity

Tues 5th April 2016

Dr Paul W Barnett will present a lecture on Paul in Rome: some questions.

7:05pm, Macquarie University room W6A 310

Thurs 5th May 2016

Conference "Curtain Raiser". Theme "Everyday life in the time of Jesus of Nazareth"

Two great speakers:

Dr Alan Cadwallader (Australian Catholic University) with his topic: 
Parables, politics and place: who controls land and sea in Mark's Gospel?

Dr Rosemary Canavan (University of Divinity) with her topic:
Jesus Clothed in Purple.... or Scarlet.

7:05pm, Macquarie University room W6A 107

Fri 6th May 2016

Dr Alan Cadwallader, (Australian Catholic University) will present a lecture on:
The Historical Sweep of the Life of Colossae

4:00-5:30pm, Macquarie University Museum of Ancient Cultures Seminar Room (X5B)

Sat 7th May 2016

SSEC Annual Day Conference.
Theme: Everyday life in the time of Jesus of Nazareth.Confirmed seven speakers.

8:30am – 4:45pm, Robert Menzies College

Wed 18th May 2016

Sir Asher Joel Oration by Professor Mark S. Smith (New York), Topic: TBA.
Mark S. Smith has held the Skirball Chair of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at New York University since 2000. 

7:30-9:00pm, Venue: North Shore Temple Emanuel, 28 Chatswood Ave Chatswood.

RSVP: contact Dr Gil Davis gil.davis@mq.edu.au  

Fri 27th May 2016

  1. Prof Mark Smith (New York) "The Formation and Date of Judges 5".
  2. Dr Elizabeth Bloch-Smith (St Joseph's University), "Archaeology and Formation of Historical Narrative".

4:00-5:30pm, Macquarie University Museum of Ancient Cultures Seminar Room (X5B)

Further info from Kyle Keimer by email kyle.keimer@mq.edu.au

Thurs 10th November 2016

Dr Mark Stephens (Excelsia College).  His topic is "Jesus on Film" 

7:05pm, Macquarie University room W6A 107

Australian Centre for Ancient Numismatic Studies

Digital Exhibitions:

The Coinage of Ephesus

The Ephesus Coinage website was designed to make the diverse collections of Ephesian coins available to the students of the Department of Ancient History, and to the wider public.

The Coinage of Julius Caesar

The web exhibition Julius Caesar highlights some of the 800 coins in the Gale Roman Republic Collection, an invaluable resource for the teaching of Roman history and numismatics.

Macquarie Asian Historical Research Society

The Macquarie Asian Historical Research Society (MAHRS) was founded by PhD Candidates at Macquarie who felt a need for greater rapport between fellow students who had research interests in Asian history. MAHRS is not only a society, but a forum within which members may discuss and contest ideas on aspects of Asian historical cultures.

We aim to keep our ‘ears to the ground’ and to inform our members of the goings-on in Asian historical research in Australia and abroad.

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