Guests Midnight Society

Tuesday, April 28th – Guest: Piotr Bienkowski

Piotr Bienkowski – Searching for Immortality

Piotr Bienkowski will discuss his research about the varying historical and contemporary cultural beliefs of immortality, including the Western, Eastern and Animist traditions.


Piotr Bienkowski‘s disciplinary background is as an archaeologist and museum curator. He has been Professor of Archaeology and Museology at the University of Manchester, Director of Manchester Museum, Chair of the North West Federation of Museums and Galleries, and before that Head of Antiquities at National Museums Liverpool. For many years, he was editor of Levant, the journal of the Council for British Research in the Levant, and editor of the British Academy Monographs in Archaeology series.


Where Airy Voices Lead

Umm al-Biyara: Excavations by Crystal-M. Bennett in Petra

Crossing the Rift: Resources, Settlements Patterns and Interaction in the Wadi Arabah

Early Edom and Moab



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