David Ilan Lecture

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Royce Hall Conf/Seminar - - Humanities Conf Room 314

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public, we do ask that you

Please register at least 2 days prior to the event by calling (310)267-5327 or emailing cjsrsvp@humnet.ucla.edu.


Center for Jewish Studies
(310) 267-5327

Additional Information

Dr. David Ilan completed his BA and MA degrees at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and his Ph.D at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Ilan has excavated at Tel Arad with Ruth Amiran, Tel Dan with Avraham Biran and at Tel Megiddo with Israel Finkelstein, David Ussishkin and Baruch Halpern.  

Following a three year stint as lecturer at Tel Aviv University in the Department of Archaeology, he is now director of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology at the Jerusalem campus of the Hebrew Union College.  Dr. Ilan was the Zemsky Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies at John’s Hopkins University in 2006-7.  

His publications deal with a wide range of subjects: the Middle Bronze Age of the southern Levant, the archaeology of death, northern Israel in the early Iron Age, community and archaeology and the problem of antiquities plunder and trade.  He is preparing a series of final publications on the Tel Dan excavations with the staff of the Nelson Glueck School.

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