Talks start at 6pm
Eleanor Robson is a Reader in Ancient Middle Eastern Science in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. She teaches a range of lecture courses on Mesopotamian intellectual history, classical Islamic science, the anthropology of science, and the history of Assyriology. Her research areas are the science, technology and medicine of the ancient and medieval Middle East; the history of mathematics; and the history of Assyriology and Middle Eastern archaeology.
This talk is part of a lecture series that has been organised in conjunction with Newcastle University to coincide with the current Catastrope! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq exhibition at the Great North Museum: Hancock.
No booking required.