Diocletian’s Palace: Design and Construction

Karpeles Manuscript Library 21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Speaker: Goran Nikšić is the City Archaeologist and Architect for City of Split in Croatia (Service for the Old City Core), and the Senior Lecturer on architectural conservation at the University of Split.  He holds his degrees from the University of Zagreb (Ph.D.), the University of York, and the University of Belgrade.  His areas of […]

Public Lecture: Investigating a Minoan Coastal Town in East Crete: New Work at Palaikastro, 2012-16

Click to register: https://ucsb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pWh9A2IRSaSTPDbMWlJ43w University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

A lecture by Prof. Carl Knappett (University of Toronto), sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) in cooperation with the UCSB Departments of History, Classics, and Art History & Architecture. This is the AIA's endowed Joukowsky Lecture, free and open to the public. Click here to register for this event. LECTURE ABSTRACT Palaikastro is […]

Lecture: Patrick Hunt (Stanford University) on “Hannibal’s Secret Weapon” in HSSB Room 6020

McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020) Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Hannibal’s success as a military commander in the Second Punic War (218-202 BCE) – surprising and severely defeating Rome after crossing the Alps at the Trebbia, Trasimene and Cannae battles and trickery against Fabius Maximus and others – is usually not focused on his brilliant weaponization of nature and his important use of Iberian silver […]