THE ANGLO-ISRAEL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
THE ANNUAL RICHARD BARNETT MEMORIAL LECTURE
Dr Zuleika Rodgers: ‘Prof Jacob Weingreen of Trinity College: His Life, Scholarship and Near-Eastern Collection’.
6.00pm, THURSDAY 12th JANUARY 2017
Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Theatre G6, Ground Floor, University College London,
31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H OPY
Dr Rodgers will trace Jacob Weingreen’s career, covering his appointment as Professor of Hebrew at Trinity College Dublin in 1937, the development of his interest in Near Eastern archaeology and his founding of a museum of biblical antiquities at Trinity. His personal background will also be explored, including the Weingreen’s outstanding post-war work at the Displaced Persons Camp at Bergen-Belsen.
Zuleika Rodgers is assistant professor in Jewish Studies and Curator of the Weingreen Museum at Trinity College Dublin.
For further information: http://aias.org.uk/lectures-forthcoming/