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Special Collections

Talks at Palace Green Library

3D Imaging in Archaeology

Wednesday 30th May 2018, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Museum of Archaeology, David Errickson

As part of the Dig Deeper talks David Errickson of Teesside University will talk about how the use of 3D imaging in heritage and archaeology has helped visualise data in a novel and informative way.

Better than before? Comparing Moscow’s Cold War and Putin-era policies toward Arabia and the Gulf

Thursday 14th June 2018, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College, Professor Mark N. Katz, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

The 2018 Sir William Luce Fellow Professor Mark Katz's research currently focuses on Russian foreign policy, especially towards the Middle East, and the international dimensions of revolution. Against the backdrop of years of conflict, still rising tensions, and mass population movements in the Middle East, the recent interventions of Russia in the region have caught the attention of the world. Professor Katz provides a broad view of Russia's historic involvement in the Middle East, and asks how much has really changed.