All CAARI events are currently online

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all CAARI lectures and events will remain online. All our lectures and conferences are free to attend and will be live on Zoom and later posted to CAARI’s YouTube Channel.

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Forthcoming online events

Our spring 2022 online lecture series will feature the research of the four CAARI-CAORC postdoctoral fellows from the last two years who have had to postpone their research due to the pandemic. Zoom links will be posted here in the weeks before the lecture.

Thursday February 3, 2022 7pm, Nicosia (EET)

Dr. Edna J. Stern (Israel Antiquities Authority, University of Haifa)
Venice, Cyprus and the southern Levant in the 14th-16th centuries: ceramics as a reflection of contacts

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Thursday March 10, 2022 7pm, Nicosia (EET)

Dr Lisa Mahoney (DePaul University)
The Exceptional Icons of Lusignan Cyprus as Archetype 

Wednesday April 27, 2022 7pm, Nicosia (EET)

Prof. Virginia Burrus (Syracuse University)
Life in Ruins: Saint Hilarion’s Paphos

Previous online events

  • CAARI and The British Museum collaborative webinar conference:
  • Two sessions of Empire and excavation: critical perspectives on archaeology in British-period Cyprus, 1878-1960 online and all lectures are available to watch on YouTube.
  • Online lecture by Erin Walcek Averett: Beyond Representation: Cypriot Votives as Vibrant Assemblages
  • Online lecture by Alison South: Voices from the Grave: a Late Bronze Age Population from Kalavasos and their Tombs
  • Online lecture by Dr Robert Merrillees: Leonardo da Vinci’s legendary visit to Cyprus in 1481 A.D. and its link to Lefkara
  • Online lecture by Dr Andrew Sneddon: New Research at the Middle Bronze Age site of Alambra
  • Online lecture by Dr Artemis Georgiou: Cylinder-seal impressions on storage vessels from Late Bronze Age Cyprus: exploring the materiality of an idiosyncratic mechanism
  • Online lecture by Dr Anna Spyrou: From South Asia to the Eastern Mediterranean: Zebu cattle in iconography and nature of Bronze Age Cyprus
  • Online Lecture by Nicoletta Demetriou (Ethnomusicologist, European Commission Widening Fellow, University of Cyprus): The Cypriot Fiddler: An oral history of traditional music-making in Cyprus in the twentieth century
  • Online Lecture by Harry Pareskeva (CAARI Peltenburg Fellow in Cypriot Prehistory)
    It Takes Two to Tango: The Philia-Drakos Chalcolithic Settlement at the Dawn of the Bronze Age