Institute of Archaeology


Jericho Lecture and Book Launch

25 February 2020, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

Cover of the Digging Up Jericho volume, depicting one of the Jericho workmen next to a Neolithic burial; courtesy of the Leo Boer archives

To celebrate the publication of the book: Digging Up Jericho: Past, Present and Future, a lecture, From the Past to the Future: The Many Legacies of Jericho, will be held at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on 25 February.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Dr Rachael Sparks


Room 612
Institute of Archaeology
31-34 Gordon Square
United Kingdom

The lecture will explore the impact of work in the Jericho oasis on Levantine archaeology and heritage. It will be followed by a wine reception, where copies of the book will be available to purchase at a special discount. Admission to the event is free - but please RSVP to info@npaph.com

Digging Up Jericho represents the results of a two-day conference, held at UCL in 2015, with contributions by 22 internationally-renounced scholars, including the Institute's Beverley Butler and Stuart Laidlaw. Edited by Rachael Sparks, Bill Finlayson, Bart Wagemakers and Josef Briffa, it is the first volume to offer a holistic perspective on the research and public value of the site of Jericho – an iconic site with a long and impressive history stretching from the Epipalaeolithic to the present day.

Further details

This event is sponsored by Archaeopress, the NPAPH Project, and the Institute's World Archaeology Section to whom the Editors extend their thanks.

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