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August 16, 2018

Hyksos NEWS-Latest article @Archaeology.org

Andrew Curry, contributing editor of the publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, recently interviewed the Hyksos research team. You can read the whole article online or in the latest print issue (September/October 2018, Vol. 71, No 5) of ARCHAEOLOGY Hyksos-foreign-rulers_Article in Archaeology For the first time Prof. Bietak and his team members shared their […]

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July 6, 2018

Coming soon: In July, Prof. Bietak’s Key Lecture @ 64th RAI in INNSBRUCK

Manfred Bietak, PI and Head of the ERC Advanced Grant ‘The Enigma of the Hyksos’ at the Austrian Academy of Sciences will give an account on the unexpected new results of his project in a final keynote lecture at the closing session of the 64th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale in Innsbruck. The closing session of this […]

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June 5, 2018

04.06. – 08.06.2018 @ Prof Bietak on the Austrian Radio Oe1

Vom Weltwunder zum Weltreich Das pharaonische Ägypten, ein Überblick. Mit Manfred Bietak, Ägyptologe an der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Gestaltung: Robert Weichinger Prof. Manfred Bietak gibt täglich einen kurzen Überblick auf die historischen Geschehnisse des Alten Ägyptens. Diese Sendereihe findet die ganze Woche statt, täglich um 17:55 und besticht durch Informationsinhalt und Kürze. Egypt – […]

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June 4, 2018

06.06.2018 – The Hyksos @ Weltmuseum Wien Presentation & Talk by Manfred Bietak

Our PI (Principal Investigator), Prof. Dr. Manfred Bietak was invited by the Friends of the Weltmuseum Vienna to give a presentation/talk on the Hyksos. The event is on the 6th of June, at 7pm in Vienna, Heldenplatz, 1010. For further information please log on to the Museum’s website or contact our office! the Hyksos at […]

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April 9, 2018

13.08.2018 – The Enigma of the Hyksos @ Lange Nacht der Forschung (all night research)

The Austrian Academy is participating at the “Lange Nacht der Forschung” on 4 different locations in Austria. This event takes place across the whole of Austria, together with many organisations from education, research and various industries joining in, to demonstrate what research is about. This event is open to the general public and is absolutely […]

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March 27, 2018

STD: THE ENIGMA OF THE HYKSOS WORKSHOP @11TH ICAANE 2018

We are excited to inform you that we – The Hyksos Enigma project team – will host an all day workshop at the ICAANE in Munich this year! Come and see us on Friday the 6th of April at the Ludwig Maximilians University. For a list of participants please click the enclosed PDF file. This […]

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December 22, 2017

ADDITIONAL Position at the Austrian Academy of Sciences

We are in the process of recruiting an additional support position for our team in Vienna, but also for the extended team. If you have what it takes to help a diverse team with your technical, IT based skills (CAD, Graphic Design etc.) to supply work as required and necessary within the team, generate publication […]

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December 4, 2017

ADDITIONAL POSTDOC RESEARCH ASSISTANT @ BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY

We are happy to announce another position within our project, which has been made possible by our co-beneficiary, Bournemouth University. For more information log on to their website or contact Prof. Dr. Holger Schutkowski. https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/post-doctoral-researcher-fixed-term-3 (Quote: FST213/505310). Key Area/Responsibility: Research Track 7 (Bioarchaeology I – Human Remains) Main Responsibilities of the role include undertaking palaeopathological […]

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ASOR 2017 ‘THE ENIGMA OF THE HYKSOS II’ WORKSHOP

The team hosted a workshop within this year’s American School of Oriental Research Conference at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston. The core team of Prof. Bietak, Silvia Prell, Anna-Latifa Mourad and Nina Maaranen was joined by other researchers and their contributions, namely Christine Lilyquist (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Aleksandra Ksiezak (University of Toronto), Ezra […]

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Postdoc RT7 – Dr. Christina Stantis

Finally our long awaited second person joined the Bournemouth University (BU) team. Welcome on board of the Hyksos vessel, Christina! She gained her PhD at the University of Otago, NZ under the supervision of Prof. Hallie Buckley/Dr. Rebecca Kinaston and a MSc in Paleopathology at Durham University, UK. Besides working as a research assistant, she […]

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